Posts tagged "chickpeas"

Get Instant Energy With Chickpeas And Red Pepper!

Like Christmas in a bowl, this healthy mixture is perfect for lunch!
Chickpeas are one of the best sources of folate (helps red cell production and carries oxygen to the muscles) and iron. However, iron is best absorbed with vitamin C, which is what makes this chickpea and red pepper combo so powerful. Red peppers carry over 300% of your daily requirement for vitamin C, which is... Read more »

What's For Dinner: Chickpeas With Spinach, Tomatoes, and Quinoa

So many days, we have the best intentions for dinner. You think about what you’re going to make, but when you get home, cooking is the last thing on your mind. A few tips: always choose meals during the week that take 20 minutes or less to cook, and make cooking enjoyable. I guarantee if... Read more »

5-Minute Hummus

Chickpeas are the main ingredient in hummus. A great source of iron, folate, calcium, magnesium, fiber and complex carbs, chickpeas can be tossed on salads, blended in soups or ground to make flour, hummus or falafel. They are a great source of carbs for people with insulin sensitivity or diabetes and are also low in... Read more »