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Healthy Peanut Butter Cookie “Dough”

Healthy Peanut Butter Cookie “Dough”

Growing up, Mom never let you lick the cookie dough bowl, warning that raw eggs could make you sick. Now you have nothing to worry about, because this peanut butter faux dough is no danger to your health — or your waistline.   ...
Apple-Pecan Chickpea Salad

Apple-Pecan Chickpea Salad

Crisp, sweet apples and chewy chopped pecans add autumn flavor and plenty of mouth-pleasing texture to this vegan chickpea salad. Serve as is on a bed of baby spinach, with crackers as a dip or tucked into a whole wheat tortilla for a wholesome wrap. ...
Chickpea Tortilla Soup

Chickpea Tortilla Soup

Chickpeas, also known as garbanzos, are hearty legumes that stand up to heat better than many other beans. Enjoy their perfect texture (and the seven grams of protein one half-cup supplies!) in this slightly spicy, tomato-based soup. Sprinkle with cr ...
Hummus Mashed Potatoes

Hummus Mashed Potatoes

Using real butter in homemade mashed potatoes will set you back 11 grams of fat and 100 calories for every tablespoon mixed in! Instead, spruce up your spuds with a scoop of hummus. It not only adds unique flavor but gives everyone’s favorite c ...
Quick Chickpea Shrimp Chili

Quick Chickpea Shrimp Chili

No need to let a pot simmer on the stove for hours to fix that cold-weather chili craving. This healthy dish takes just about 30 minutes, calling for a simple combination of fresh, frozen and canned ingredients. Chickpeas and shrimp are added to the ...
6 Ways to Spruce up Your Salad

6 Ways to Spruce up Your Salad

Got the boring salad blues? Put down your fork and back away from that bowl of iceberg lettuce… and the bottle of bland dressing. We’ve compiled this handy list of six simple ways to help you spruce up your salad – so your lettuce w ...