Healthy roasted chickpeas snack

Healthy roasted chickpeas snack

Healthy snacks are hard to find. Most “snacks” nowadays are highly processed foods or foods that are packed with sugar. Making your own snacks is a much better option, because you control the ingredients, and you can pick foods that are nutritious.

Chickpeas are a great snack, because they highly nutritious and also delicious. This healthy roasted chickpeas snack recipe is packed with potent and healthy spices and seasoning. Let’s take a look at the ingredients in this recipe.

Black pepper:
It is the most popular spice in the world, and for good reason. It speeds up metabolism, which is great for weight loss. An ingredient in black pepper called piperine inhibits the spreading of rectal cancer cells, according to a study published in Experimental and Molecular Pathology. Black pepper also helps enhance turmeric absorption.

Cayenne pepper:
One of cayenne peppers most potent properties is its ability as an anti-inflammatory agent. It is believed that the hotter the pepper, the stronger the anti-inflammatory properties.

These legumes are packed with protein, which is an important building block for bones, muscles, are other tissues in the body. They are also high in fiber, which is a nutrient that helps facilitate digestion and helps you feel full, so you eat less.

Himalayan pink salt:
It contains the full spectrum of 84 minerals and trace elements just like Mother Earth intended. It is an unrefined, unprocessed and “raw”.

Olive oil:
It has a wide variety of polyphenols, which are substances found in olive oil (and many other foods) that help reverse pro-inflammatory enzymes and molecules in the body. Just 1-2 tablespoons of olive oil a day can help with inflammation.


Preheat oven to 400 F
Rinse a can of chickpeas in water and add to a bowl
Add 2 pinches of salt, 1 tsp of cayenne, 3 tsp of black pepper, and 2 tbsp of olive oil
Toss in the bowl until ingredients are evenly distributed
Put in oven on a baking sheet for 30 minutes until chickpeas are crispy

Make sure ingredients are organic
Enjoy this healthy roasted chickpeas snack!

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