Posted at: 03/20/2012 2:19 PM
On-The-Road to Health
Jen Haugen represents Hy-Vee as a nutrition expert promoting healthy eating throughout the community. Jen is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
|Whether you are on a road trip or just need some ideas for your office drawer, there are many foods to choose from – but which will lead you on a path to health?|
Roasted Spiced Chickpeas
All you need:
1 (15 oz) can garbanzo beans (chickpeas)
1 tablespoon olive or canola oil
1 tablespoon spice blend of your choice (reduced sodium taco seasoning)
All you do:
Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees.
Drain garbanzo beans, then rinse and let drain an additional 2 minutes. Lay paper towel on baking sheet and toss beans onto to absorb excess water. Place another paper towel over the beans and roll to remove skins. Discard skins and paper towels prior to baking.
Drizzle oil over beans and toss. Bake 30 minutes, stirring occasionally and watching carefully to prevent burning.
Beans should be crisp, not soft and have a deep golden brown color.
Season with your choice of herb blends. Enjoy!
Nutrition Facts per serving: 115 calories, 4 g fat, 1 g saturated fat, 15 g carbohydrates, 6 g fiber, 6 g protein, 100 mg sodium.
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