By Cathy Daub, PT CD, CCE (BWI)
1 can chickpeas rinsed, drained and skins peeled off
1 Tsp celery
1 tsp onion
1 tbsp Dijon mustard
1 tbsp avocado + more for topping
1/4 cup chopped tomatoes
Whole grain tortilla wraps or romain leafs
Mash chickpeas with a fork or put in food processor and pulse to break down . Add rest of ingredients and mix. Scoop into romaine leafs and top with sliced avocado and chopped tomatoes or wrap in tortilla.
Chickpeas, or garbanzo beans, are a great source of plant-based protein along with fiber, iron, zinc, phosphorus, B vitamins and more. ... Beans, pulses and legumes are nutrient-dense foods and unique in that they provide a combination of protein, starch, fiber and minerals. All essential for a healthy pregnancy. Plus, they are low in calories and filling.
Avocados are a great source of vitamins C, E, K, and B-6, as well as riboflavin, niacin, folate, pantothenic acid, magnesium, and potassium. They also provide lutein, beta-carotene, and omega-3 fatty acids.
Karen Burzichelli RN,
Karen's Healing Kitchen