Chickpeas are a necessity in any plant based foodie’s diet. Today we are sharing some of our favorite recipes to give some inspiration to help you get creative in the kitchen.
There are so many reasons for chickpeas to become a staple in your kitchen shelves. Whether you are a meat eater or not, chickpeas can serve as an excellent source of protein in your diet with 15g of protein in one cup. Being a rich source of fibre, they also regulate digestion, bowel function, and blood sugar levels.
Going back to our traditional Middle Eastern roots with this recipe, there is nothing quite like a snack of hummus with some baladi bread or carrot sticks. If you are bored of the normal variety you can try whipping up some beetroot hummus for a fun pop of color and even more goodness to your body.
Spicy Roasted Chickpeas
Do you want something healthy and crunchy to snack on, but you are sick of raw nuts? You can try out these spicy roasted chickpeas. They make a great snack for a cozy night in with friends or family. For anyone who has a habit of snacking on chips, these make a great, much healthier alternative.
You might call us crazy, but we would even go as far as saying these chickpea burgers are better than meat burgers, and of course a whole lot better for you too. Tip: They are great additions to your children’s lunchboxes.
As the days get shorter and the weather gets colder, comforting and warm stews are just what we need for dinner after a long, tiring day. Try out this chicken and chickpea stew with some brown rice for a healthier take on traditional stews.
This salad recipe is full of goodness and tastes amazing too. It’s great for getting your daily servings of greens, omega 3 fats, and fiber all in one meal.