Chickpea Burgers with Cilantro and Parsley

This dish is a light and healthy way to have your burger fix. The chickpeas have a great texture when blended and the fresh herbs really stand out in this dish. Serve with your favorite toppings on a roll, or as is with a salad and your favorite dressing. This mix is also great to…

Roasted Red Pepper Chickpea Salad Wraps

I love making wraps for lunch. There simple, easy to make, ready in minutes, and perfect for picnics! This chickpea salad is wonderful with the roasted red peppers. Adding the cashews make it rich and full of flavor. Vegan note: use an dairy-free mayonnaise found in most supermarkets. Yield: 4 servings Ingredients: 4 tortillas (tomato,…

Fresh Herb Hummus with Rosemary, Parsley, and Basil

Creamy chickpeas blended with rosemary, parsley, and fresh basil. I love hummus and this one is one of my favorites!  Yield: 2 cups of hummus For the Hummus: 1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed 1/2 cup fresh parsley 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves 1/2 tsp. rosemary 1/2 a lemon, juiced salt, to taste olive oil Preparation: For…

Chickpea Salad with Cashews, Snow Peas, and Sweet Chili Sauce

There are so many wonderful flavors and textures in this salad. Chickpeas, snap peas, red pepper, coconut flakes, and cashews tossed in a sweet chili sauce  compliments all the ingredients so well. I love making this for summer parties and gatherings with friends. Note: You can find sweet chili sauce in the international food isles…

Ratatouille with Zucchini, Squash, Tomatoes, and Garbanzo Beans

Ratatouille is a traditional vegetarian stew. This is loaded with vegetables, so healthy and delicious!  This is a family style, one pot dish that’s great for any night of the week. I love the use of Moroccan spices that make a delicious twist on this classic dish. Ingredients: 1 zucchini 1 squash 2 tomatoes 1/2…

Roasted Chickpea Hummus with Yellow Bell Peppers, Garlic, and Rosemary

I love, love, love hummus. It’s healthy, you can mix it with anything. It’s fast and easy to make. I love this dip with the sweetness of the yellow bell pepper, the fresh garlic, and rosemary to tie it altogether. Ingredients: 2 cans of chickpeas/ garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed 1 yellow bell pepper 3…

Breakfast Bowl with Lentils, Chickpeas, Oats, and Agave

I love breakfast, and I love the earthy taste you get with lentils. It’s a perfect ingredient that’s easy and quick to cook, and goes well with savory and sweet flavors.  You can substitute any of your favorite dried fruits and nuts for this recipe. Ingredients: 1/2 cup lentils 1/2 quinoa 1 tbsp. walnuts 1 tbsp….

Vegan “Tuna” Salad with Chickpeas

When you are craving tuna salad, this chickpea version will amaze your plant loving friends, and delight your taste buds. This salad is great on toasted bread, served with crackers, lettuce cups, and raw vegetables.  This recipe is vegan and dairy-free. This is a quick and easy recipe to make any time of the year….