Sides and Soups

#EssentialRecipe => Rosemary Garlic Hash

Weekend brunch is a one of our favorite meals of the week. Try this simple recipe for a hearty brunch celebration.


-4 large potatoes (we like Yukon Gold) or what ever is local.

-2 cloves garlic

-1 shallot

-Fresh sprig rosemary



-Salt & pepper



Cut potatoes into large chunks and boil until half cooked, then drain and cut again.

Heat a cast iron...

#EssentialRecipe => Butternut Squash with Pear and Farro Soup


-2 Tbsp avocado oil

-2 garlic cloves

-1 medium onion sliced

-1 medium butternut squash (about 3 cups)

-2 pears (keep 1 slice per bowl for presentation and add the rest to the soup)

-1/2 tsp curry powder

-1/2 tsp ground cinnamon

-1/2 tsp fresh ginger

-750 ml vegan broth

-1 Tbsp Jonny Hetherington Essentials Peach Hot Sauce

-Sea salt and black pepper to taste

-1/4 cup cooked farro 

-Handful of pine nuts

-Sprig of fresh thyme


Preheat your oven at...

#EssentialRecipe => Fluffy Hummus

Hummus is such a perfect healthy snack. We make some at home every week. Here's a helpful tip: add half an avocado to make a smoother and fluffier texture.


-3 cups chickpeas

-3 Tbsp tahini

-6 small to medium garlic cloves

-Half an avocado

-1/2 tsp grounded cumin seeds (sometimes I skip these)

-2 to 3 Tbsp olive oil

-2 Tbsp lemon juice 

-Sea salt to taste



Add all of the ingredients into a food processor keeping 1 Tbsp of olive oil back. Blend until smooth. Add the last...

#EssentialRecipe => Brussel Sprouts and Wheat Berries


-1 cup wheat berries (soaked overnight)

-3 cup vegetable broth

-3 cup brussels sprouts quartered

-1 shallot

-2 tbsp olive oil

-1/4 cup crush walnuts

-1 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice

-1tsp Jonny Hetherington Essentials Pineapple Hot Sauce (adjust to your spiciness preferences)

-Zest from 1 lemon

-Sea salt and black pepper to taste



Bring wheat berries and the vegetable broth to a boil in a large saucepan. Cooking time varies with how long you've soaked your wheat berries. Cooking can...

#EssentialRecipe => Crispy Capers


These are officially my new obsession! They are very salty so take that into consideration when you add to a recipe.


-1/4 cup capers

-1/2 cup avocado oil



Soak for 30 minutes, rinse and dry with a paper towel by tapping lightly. Let dry for a few minutes.

Heat 1/2 cup of avocado oil in a cast iron pan.

Add capers to the oil stirring gently

Let brown and remove from the oil onto some fresh paper towel to absorb excess oil.

Allow to cool off to...