94% – That’s the percentage of Americans who snack at least once a day. (1)
And at least 50% of people snack 2 or three times a day. (1)
Someone once said, “Everyone I know is looking for solace, hope, and a tasty snack.”
Well, it looks like that last part is absolutely true.
Now, in our opinion, if you’re trying to get or stay healthy — eating a balanced diet is KEY…
So, not only do your meals need to be on point…
…as well as the supplements in your routine (like Dynamic Biotics)
…your snacks need to be nutritious as well.
And the right snack should also be able to keep you from overeating between meals.
If you spend your time between meals munching on nourishing foods, you won’t ruin the progress you’re making throughout your day.
After all, a snack should be a compliment to your day — not a detriment to it.
So today, we want to share one our favorite simple snack recipes…
It’s rich in fiber, incredibly tasty and entirely plant based.
Recipe: Crunchy Roasted Chickpeas
Prep Time: 5 min.
1 (12 ounce) can of chickpeas (or garbanzo beans as some call them)
2 tablespoons of olive oil
Salt, garlic salt, and cayenne pepper (to taste)
Preheat your oven to 450 degrees.
Drain the water from your chickpeas and place them in a bowl. Blot the peas with a towel to remove any excess water.
In your bowl, toss the chickpeas with some olive oil, and throw in your seasonings, whatever amount works best for you.
Now, spread out your beans on a baking sheet, and cook them for a good 30-40 minutes. Remove them from the oven once they’re brown and crunchy.
Make sure you watch them carefully there at the end, you don’t want to burn your chickpeas.
Serves: 2 | Serving Size: 6oz
Per Serving: 270 Calories, 17g Fat, 23g Carbohydrates, 0g Sugar, 8g Fiber, 9g Protein
And that’s it. As you can see, it’s extremely quick to prep these, and it’s the kind of healthy snack you can keep in your bag, or on the kitchen counter to enjoy from morning till night.
Even better, since chickpeas are rich in fiber and protein, you’ll stay fuller, for longer.
And when combined with Dynamic Biotics, they’ll help you enjoy smoother, more relaxed gut health in the process. (2, 3)
Our crunchy roasted chickpeas are a snack that won’t set your waistline back.
(1) “A Snacking Nation: 94% Of Americans Snack Daily”. 2019. Prnewswire.Com. Accessed February 22 2019. https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/a-snacking-nation-94-of-americans-snack-daily-300111225.html.
(2) ” Chickpeas (Garbanzo Beans, Bengal Gram), Mature Seeds, Cooked, Boiled, Without Salt Nutrition Facts & Calories “. 2019. Nutritiondata.Self.Com. Accessed February 22 2019. https://nutritiondata.self.com/facts/legumes-and-legume-products/4326/2.
(3) “How To Add More Fiber To Your Diet”. 2019. Mayo Clinic. Accessed February 22 2019. https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/in-depth/fiber/art-20043983.