Looking to try something simple and nutritious?

  • Try this nutrient-packed salad— it will satisfy and keep you full
  • A great dish to make ahead for an easy go-to meal
  • Enjoy as a main dish or side dish
  • Keep it vegan or add some lean meat (chicken or turkey)

 

Did you know?

Chickpeas are a good source of fiber and protein.

A 1 ounce serving (28 grams) of chickpeas =

  • Calories: 46
  • Carbs: 8 grams
  • Fiber: 2 grams
  • Protein: 3 grams
  • Folate: 12% of the RDI
  • Iron: 4% of the RDI
  • Phosphorus: 5% of the RDI

 


Vegan Chickpea Salad

Ingredients
  • 2 Cups Chickpeas (cooked)
  • 15 Cherry Tomatoes
  • ¼ Red Onion
  • ½ Avocado
  • 4 Tbsp Chopped Parsley
  • 2 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 Tbsp Lemon Juice
  • ½ tsp Garlic Powder
  • Salt and Pepper to Taste
Instructions
  1. Quarter your cherry tomatoes and dice your red onion.
  2. Cut your avocado into cubes.
  3. Combine chickpeas, cherry tomatoes, red onion, avocado and parsley in a bowl.
  4. Add your salad dressing ingredients to the bowl as well (olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, salt and pepper).
  5. Mix to combine and serve!

 

Try this yummy salad this week or put it on your shopping list for next time!

(recipe also available here)

 

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