Chick peas -- powerful and versatile

Chick peas -- powerful and versatile


We already know that beans in general are a Super Food, but each specific bean really does have its own values.


One of the most notable things about chick peas is that they are high in potassium and low in sodium, which makes them a good choice for reducing blood pressure.


Chick peas -- powerful and versatile

But this is one powerful bean, folks. Rich in folate, fiber, vitamin E, calcium and other minerals, you just can't lose when you eat chick peas. And since they are delicious and versatile, what are you waiting for?


Puree them.

Chick Pea Dip with Parsley and Pine Nuts

Classic Greek Hummus

New Delhi Style Chick Pea Hummus -- with jalepeno, lime, mint and cilantro!

Hummus Sandwich Spread -- chopped veggies folded right into the hummus


Eat them cold.

Chick Pea Salad with Basil and PIne Nuts

Mexican Style Chick Pea Salad

Pasta Chick Pea Salad

Zesty Zucchini Chick Pea Salad


Eat them warm.

Easy Chick Pea Soup

Curried Chick Peas and Kale -- this is a favorite in our house!


Eat them for a snack.

Roasted Chick Peas with Garlic and Sage

Spicy Crunchy Chick Peas


Eat them for dessert.

Sweet Chick Pea Crepes filled with Nutella

Chick Pea Cake

Chick Pea Chocolate Cake


Any way you choose to eat them, just eat them. Your health will thank you for it. And if my toddler can just pop these right out of the can as a snack, then you can eat them too.


What is your favorite chick pea recipe?

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