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Meet the green chickpea, the little bean that packs a green punch.

  • Apr 18, 2017

We all know that in this high-stress life, our bodies need all the vitamins and healthy energy we can get. While there are many great veggies and foods available to us that fit the bill, unfortunately, many of our recent super food fads carry a negative global impact that is hidden just out of view.

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FRESH CHICKPEAS (CECI OR GARBANZO BEANS)

  • Feb 04, 2015

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Straight from the pod, fresh raw chickpeas taste a lot like fresh green peas. Or, as a visiting friend said upon tasting her first one, β€œIt tastes like spring.” Even the kids liked them β€” we tried them as our new food for this week.

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The Nutrients in Green Chickpeas

  • Dec 15, 2014

green chickpeas Chickpeas, garbanzo beans, chi-chi beans -- regardless of what you call them, these popular legumes grace the corners of salad bars throughout the United States. You've probably tried processed chickpeas, which are large and yellow, but raw, green chickpeas are generally more nutritious, as long as you soak them to remove undesirable protein-inhibiting enzymes. You can eat green chickpeas by themselves as a snack or saute them and add them to a pasta or rice dish. They can also add a fresh, light flavor to any veggie medley.

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