Check Out Chickpeas!

Posted on November 30, 2020

Chickpeas are a high-fiber food that contain minerals, such as manganese, zinc, copper and magnesium, as well as the B-vitamins thiamine and vitamin B-6. A popular chickpea dish that people love is hummus. Not only is it delicious, it is good for you and easy to make! This well-known chickpea mixture has a deep-rooted ancient history from the Mediterranean and the Middle East. It’s a great, heart healthy food that can be enjoyed as a dip for a snack or as a spread with vegetables or pita chips. Try our chef-approved recipe for hummus that’s also tahini-free and enjoy!


RECIPE: Heart Healthy Hummus

clove of garlic 1 can of garbanzo beans (drained)
4 Tbsp. lemon juice
2 Tbsp. of olive oil
1 tsp. salt
Black pepper, to taste
For garnish: paprika, cilantro, olive oil

In a blender, add garlic, garbanzo beans, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Blend until creamy and well mixed and pour mixture into a serving bowl. For garnish, sprinkle paprika, pepper, cilantro and/or a dash of olive oil on the top. Enjoy!