Looking for a protein rich snack to get you through the day? These spicy roasted chickpeas are perfect! They are so easy to make, full of protein, low in fat and contain some carbs which makes them perfect for a pre and post gym snack.
Many of the foods that I cook with have added health benefits. The benefit to you is enhanced recovery, boosted immunity and extra energy. What is not to like about that?! Here are a couple of snippets of information about some ingredients. If you’re not interested, scroll down for the recipe. Otherwise, I hope you enjoy the extra insight.
The chickpea or chick pea is a legume of the family Fabaceae, subfamily Faboideae. It is also known as gram, or Bengal gram, garbanzo or garbanzo bean, hummus, Egyptian pea, ceci, cece or chana, or Kabuli chana.
Nutritionally, they pack a punch, containing a lot of fibre as well as protein, vitamin B6, iron, magnesium.
Here’s how to make them… I make mine in batches, so there may appear to be a lot, but these will last a couple of weeks in an air tight container.