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In an earnest attempt to break my chip-and-dip habit, I started looking towards veggies that could satiate my penchant for salty snacks full of empty calories. I got to thinking about healthier alternative, and thought how tasty a baked hummus chip would be (anyone else think so??). That lead me to the  humble chick's chock full of filling protein, low in fat, and a delicious and fiberlicious snack. While the chick peas in this recipe don't have that crunch you get with a chip, it definitely makes up for it in flavor. Give this recipe a whirl next time you are feeling a little peckish after a workout or want a healthy side dish that packs a protein pow!

1 (15oz) can chickpeas/garbanzos, drained and rinsed
1 Tbsp. olive oil
1-2 Tbsp. seasoning of choice (I used a combo of salt, pepper, paprika, garlic powder, and cayenne)
1 Parsley, to garnish

1. Drain and rinse the chickpeas.
2. Heat the olive oil in a small skillet over medium high heat. Toss the chickpeas with the seasoning, and cook in the pan until they begin to pop (about 5-7 minutes)
3. Toss in garnish, stir, and transfer to bowl.
4. Munch away on this tasty and healthy snack!

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  1. I love snacking on chickpeas out of the can but this sounds so much better! I'm going to try it today

    1. My only advice is....once you pop, you can't stop!! At least it's not so bad to binge on garbanzos.

  2. this looks yummy! another great low-cal, fat-free crunchy snack is air-popped popcorn. Pour some kernals in a paper lunch bag, microwave, and enjoy!

  3. This looks soo good! A yummy and healthy snack - cant beat it! Would love if you could stop by my blog and let me know what you think of my latest posts! Follow me, I follow you?!


  4. I used to make this all the time- chick peas are so yummy! Try doing them with a bit of curry powder for a different flavor. :D

  5. This is a great idea! Lately I've been hooked to homemade chickpea and sun-dried tomato hummus, so so easy to do and great with bread and carrot sticks ;)

  6. Looks great. BTW, kind of in love with your blog design.

  7. Looks like a must try for your blog and happily following!!

  8. This looks fantastic! Usually when I'm hungry, I just load up on chocolate. Fail... definitely trying this!


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