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Creamy Pea Soup

I've finally got a blog up and running again as I've seriously missed having a little bank of recipes to add and refer to, I'm having a little technical trouble getting all my old recipes over, but for now at least I have somewhere to add new ones, so I'll add the link to all the recipes I post in future to my bio in case anyone wants to see them!⁣ ⁣ 

I am loving starting to cook with fresh Spring flavours (I managed a week of staying out of the kitchen and letting Gaz cook before whapping the baby in a sling and taking over - I love it too much / am a massive food control freak 😂). Having had our new little baby 11 days ago I am craving hearty, filling and super nutritious foods to sustain my frankly mammoth breastfeeding appetite and aid my postpartum recovery. ⁣ ⁣ 

This soup is super delicious and full of veggies and protein, super creamy from the chickpeas ⁣and absolutely delicious - all the kids loved it too. ⁣ ⁣

1 tablespoon olive oil (just use a splash of water for oil free) ⁣ 
1 medium yellow onion , diced⁣ 
3 cloves garlic, finely sliced⁣ 
3 cups vegetable stock⁣ 
2 cups frozen or fresh peas⁣ 
Large handful of spinach⁣ 
1 can (or 1 cup) cooked chickpeas ⁣ ⁣ 

1) Add onions and garlic to a large pan over a medium heat and fry for about 4 minutes, until softened. ⁣ 
2) Add all other ingredients and simmer for 15 minutes.⁣ 
3) Blend until super smooth.


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