Spicy Roasted Chickpeas (Gluten-free, Vegan); take your snacking game to the next level with this spicy roasted chickpeas or add to your favorite salads, soups, wraps or food bowls.
Are you looking for options to spice up your snacking game without losing track of your health and diet goals? Before you start whipping up all kinds of treats, ask yourself this very important question, do you mostly crave sweet or savory foods?
Use the answer as your guide, and make sure there are always healthier options, according to your taste, to snack on throughout the day.
Here is a healthy sweet snack to try!
There is nothing wrong with snacking between meals, as long as its done in moderation. The key is to opt for foods that add nutritional value, doesn’t take away your appetite or turn into sugar.
Have you tried adding chickpeas to your diet? I know chickpeas (also called garbanzo beans) can be rather intimidating and yes they look like bird food haha, however chickpeas are quite tasty and filling, offering a ton of protein, fiber and other nutrients into your diet, without a lot of calories.
Aside from the classic Hummus recipe we all love so much, roasted chickpeas are another way you can add this nutritional low carb and delicious food to your diet.
Roasting chickpeas is very easy, takes little time and effort and only requires a few ingredients.
- 2 15oz can chickpeas
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 1 tbsp ancho rub*
- 1 tsp onion powder
- 1 tsp garlic powder
- sea salt & pepper, to taste
- Pre-heat the oven to 450F degrees.
- Wash and since the chickpeas and pet them dry with a paper towel.
- Add all the spices and stir to combine.
- Bake for 15 mins. Give it a little stir and bake for an additional 10 minutes.
- Eat warm or cold. Store in an air tight jar once cooled off and refrigerate for up to 10 days.