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Start Your Weight Loss Journey by Trying these Chickpea Recipes

Start Your Weight Loss Journey by Trying these Chickpea Recipes

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    Jan 13, 2017   Author : admin

Posted in: EAT CLEAN, LIVE HEALTHY

Let's talk about chickpeas, for a moment, shall we? Also known as "garbanzo beans", this little gem is loved around the globe for its nutritional value but is often related to the side-dish territory. However, if you get to know chickpeas a little bit more you'll understand why it's healthy and perfect for your weight loss plan: it's chock full of fiber, protein, folic acid and manganese! You'll be amazed at how many recipe ideas you can make out of chickpeas; the culinary brilliance of chickpea's low-glycemic, gluten-free attribution is going to inspire your kitchen serving. See our dedicated picks below:

1) Roasted Garlic and Tomato Soup

Looking to cook some vegan soup? This "Roasted Garlic and Tomato Soup" exposes the magic of garbanzos which is perfect for those cold-weather days and if you're just under the weather basically. See full recipe from Naturally Ella.

2) Spicy Roasted Chickpeas

A simple recipe made entirely of olive oil, a sprinkle of spices and chickpeas, this "Spicy Roasted Chickpeas" dish will showcase the natural goodness of your beloved peas. See full recipe from Natural Chow.

3) Confetti Quinoa and Chickpea Lettuce Wraps

Made up of diced veggies, quinoa and chickpeas, this dish is going to yield out a festive treat at home. This party plate is as delicious as it is healthy. See full recipe from The Full Helping.

4) Cinnamon Toast Crunch Roasted Chickpeas

If you're looking to satisfy your sweet craving, then make this "Cinnamon Toast Crunch Roasted Chickpeas" dish that is lightly sugared, cinnamon-dusted substitute for your usual popcorn. See full recipe from Running To The Kitchen.

5) Pasta With Zucchini, Chickpeas, and Gremolata Breadcrumbs

This lemony pasta serving is topped with herbed breadcrumbs, spaghetti and a chock full of vegetable ingredients. It's definitely a vegan-favourite.  See full recipe from What Would Cathy Eat.

6) Risotto With Caramelized Onions, Mushrooms, and Chickpeas

Turn your normal chickpea into a gourmet dish with this "Risotto With Caramelized Onions, Mushrooms, and Chickpeas" recipe that's a mix of mushrooms and heart-healthy caramelized onions. See full recipe from Fake Ginger.

7) Shiitake Green Garbanzo Patties

Although this recipe includes burger patties, it is still filled with a slew of healthy benefits due to the garbanzo beans ingredient as well as the shiitake mushrooms and brown rice. An alternative for your burger patty meal. See full recipe from The Bite Sized Blog.

8) Smashed Chickpea Avocado Sandwich

Want to munch on a chickpea-filled sandwich? This "Smashed Chickpea Avocado Sandwich" dish is going to be perfect for your morning meal; packed with protein, healthy fat and fiber! See full recipe from Green Valley Kitchen.

9) Lemony Egg in a Spinach-Chickpea Nest

The perfect breakfast food, this "Lemony Egg in a Spinach-Chickpea Nest" dish features sauteed chickpeas and spinach as well as a dash of lemon for extra flavouring. See full recipe from Kitchen Treaty.

10) Vegan Spanakopita

A digestion-aiding meal, this "Vegan Spanakopita" recipe features a savoury Greek pie as well as veggie-and-chickpea filling. It is baked to a crunchy, flaky and creamy perfection. Delicious, yes? See full recipe from Virtually Vegan Mama.

11) Green Goddess Enchiladas

An antioxidant-rich recipe, this "Green Goddess Enchiladas" qualifies as a "clean eats" status and is a perfect detoxifying dinner meal at home. See full recipe from Joanne Eats Well With Others.

12) Strawberry Muffins with White Chocolate & Chickpeas

A delicious snack your kids will love is from this "Strawberry Muffins with White Chocolate & Chickpeas" recipe that's packed with Vitamin C, antioxidants and more! It's wrapped up in a 100-calorie package, you're sure to serve a nutritional meal to your family. See full recipe from A Tasty Love Story.

Images: Pinterest.com | MYC Writer: Elonah Bioneda

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