While making falafel it occurred to me that the word palaver, meaning fuss or bother should be substituted for falafel, coining a new phrase "What a falafel". But don't let me put you off! OK so they are a bit of effort compared to a packet mix deep fried feast from the takeaway, but for the improved health properties, and taste, it's well worth it.
In this recipe, the delicious flax seed coating adds numerous health benefits. Flax seeds are a rich source of lignans, helping to protect the body from oestrogen related cancers and regulating hormone levels.
A food processor is an absolute must when making these so if you don't have one already, it's a great excuse to go shopping.