b'Health and WellnessFatigue-Free FoodieRRooaasstteeddCChhiicckkppeeaassLooking for a satisfying snack thats super for yourhealth? Look no further than the humble chickpea, orgarbanzo bean. You may know that chickpeas arehigh in protein, ber, and iron. But did you know studiesindicate chickpeas can improve blood sugar control,reduce inflammation in the gut, and help lowercholesterol? And according to Harvards T.H. ChanSchool of Public Health, Unlike many canned veg-etables, canned chickpeas retain much of their nutritional value and are comparable to driedcooked versions making canned chickpeas a terric fatigue-free alternative. Roasted chickpeas are crunchy on the outside, creamy on the inside, and satisfyingly spicy.Dont care for the heat? Chickpeas mild avor pairs well with most spice blends. Choose yourfavorite and give it a try!Ingredients; Nutrition Facts 1 (15 oz) can chickpeas ServinDs: 8Amount per serving 1 Tbsp olive oil Calories 211% Daily Value* 1 tsp salt Total Fat 5.1g 7%Saturated Fat 0.6g 3% 2 tsp chili powder (or other spice blend) Cholesterol 0mg 0%Sodium 310mg 13%Total Carbohydrate 32.6g 12%Instructions: Dietary Fiber 9.5g 34%Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Drain the chickpeas and rinse Total Sugars 5.7gProtein 10.3gthoroughly under cool running water. Allow to air-dry in the colander Vitamin D 0mcg 0%for 2 - 5 minutes. Meanwhile, line a baking sheet with aluminum foil Calcium 58mg 4%Iron 3mg 19%or parchment paper. Pour the olive oil and salt into a bowl or zip-top Potassium 478mg 10%storage bag. Add drained chickpeas to oil and roll gently to coat, *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how mucha nutrient in a food serving contributes toremoving any stray skins. Place in a single layer on baking sheet adaily diet. 2,000 calorie a day is usedand bake for 20-30 minutes until golden and starting to brown, for general nutrition advice.shaking or gently turning the chickpeas every ten minutes. Removefrom the oven and sprinkle with chili powder or alternate seasoning,tossing gently to coat. Serve warm, or store in an airtight containeronce completely cooled.Have a favorite fatigue-free recipe to share?Send it to editor@msfocus.org.msfocusmagazine.org 58'