Many people who know me have heard me talking about chickpeas. I think they’re a great addition to so many, many dishes and perfect even just as a snack with lemon juice squeeze on them (spice optional). Throw them into soups, salads, I can’t think of a meal they don’t compliment, largely because they adopt the flavor of your other foods so easily. They also have scientifically proven health benefits.
I love them so much that at a recent show I was in, as part of my bio, it said that I was, “always ready to talk to you about how she loves chickpeas and why you should eat them.”
Here are some more concrete reasons to appreciate this legume: