DIY: Roasted Chickpea Snacks

All it takes is a can of organic chickpeas and a few spices to make this delicious and super healthy snack. It takes about 5 minutes to whip up and so easy to make. This is a great snack to make post workout as well as just a snack to have in the office. Its also a great idea for a pre-dinner appetizer if you’re having a dinner part. Chickpeas are loaded with protein as well as fiber and folate. Chickpeas are also a anti-aging food so eat up!

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 can organic chickpeas
  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt (more if you like it salty)
  • juice of half a lemon

PREPARATION

  1. Start by preheating the oven to 400 and open the can of chickpeas and rinse all the canned water out.
  2. Put parchment paper on a small baking pan and pour the chickpeas on and add the oil along with all the spices and mix well.
  3. Put the chickpeas in the oven and bake for about 45 minutes or until it gets crispy. 
  4. Let it cool before you plate or pack it.
  5. These chickpeas taste amazing however the one downfall is that they do loose their crispness if you let them sit for too long. But! problem solved! Any leftovers that you may have you can throw them into a soup or a sandwich or even make a spicy roasted hummus.

 

Tatiana Merciyan

Author: Tatiana Merciyan

Tatiana Merciyan Rumi is a foodie at heart and a wife and mommy to Sam and Gia, who are her everything. She has always had a big love for food and culture and truly enjoys cooking as well as coming up with new and healthy recipes. She is Armenian and holds the pride of love and family dear to her heart. She is grateful for her upbringing and family roots who have introduced her to all ethnicities of food. In her spare time, she loves to travel and see how other people live, eat and enjoy their lives. Find more delicious recipes and food tips from her @ https://www.instagram.com/gratefulbelly/ and www.gratefulbelly.net.