Chickpeas have been grown in Middle Eastern countries for thousands of years.
Their nutty taste and grainy texture pairs well with several other foods and ingredients.
As a rich source of vitamins, minerals and fiber, chickpeas may offer a variety of health benefits, such as improving digestion, aiding weight management and reducing the risk of several diseases.
The two variety of baked chickpeas provide an extra crunchy taste and a vibrant flavoring into the chickpeas without the use of any seasoning. High contents of Fiber and Protein combined with NO ADDED SALT makes it an ideal choice for replacement of meat in vegetarian and vegan diets.
Chickpeas can be crushed to be used as a powder in shakes and cooking or enjoyed as a healthy snack on the go.
Chickpeas have an impressive nutrition profile.
They contain a moderate amount of calories, providing 46 calories per 1-ounce (28-gram) serving. Approximately 67% of those calories are from carbs, while the rest comes from protein and a small amount of fat.
Chickpeas also provide a variety of vitamins and minerals, as well as a decent amount of fiber and protein.
The protein and fiber in chickpeas may help keep your appetite under control.
Protein and fiber work synergistically to slow digestion, which helps promote fullness. In addition, protein may increase levels of appetite-reducing hormones in the body.
Store in air tight container away from sunlight and humidity. Store in cool and dry place.
Roasted chickpeas make a delicious and crunchy snack. You can also incorporate them into veggie burgers or tacos.
Due to their protein content, they can make an excellent substitute for meat.
People should not eat raw chickpeas or other raw pulses, as they contain toxins and substances that are difficult to digest.
Even cooked chickpeas have complex sugars that can be difficult to digest and lead to intestinal gas and discomfort.
Introduce legumes into the diet slowly so that the body can get used to them.
Some types of fiber may make symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS.
Anyone with this condition should ask their doctor for advice about which forms of fiber to consume.