Chickpeas, aka garbanzo beans, provide a nice balance of carbs and protein perfect for a post-workout snack. You can dress this recipe up sweet with a touch of honey, or make it spicy with a sprinkle of cayenne pepper and cumin.
Nutrition Information (per ½ cup serving) Calories: 164; Protein: 6g; Fat: 3g; Carbs: 28g; Sugar: 7g
Recipe and photo by Judith Scharman Draughon, M.S., R.D.N., L.D., and author of Lean Body, Smart Life
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Makes 6 servings
- 2 (14 oz) cans garbanzo beans (chickpeas) or 3 cups cooked garbanzo beans
- 1/2 Tbsp canola or olive oil (not extra-virgin, just regular olive oil)
- 2 Tbsp raw honey or pure maple syrup
- 1/4 tsp sea salt
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