Chickpeas are so hot right now

“Chickpeas are inexpensive and broadly available, and the global cuisines they commonly appear in are ones that de-emphasize meat in ways that Americans are starting to see as more valuable.”

In the Future, Everything Will Be Made of Chickpeas (The Atlantic)

Can confirm: chickpeas are awesome.

Hummus? Falafels? Buddha bowls? Yes to all of it.

+ Chickpeas were a must-have item in my cupboard, along with frozen mixed vegetables and Uncle Ben’s Fast & Fancy, while I was a broke freelancer.

+ Chickpeas are a staple in vegan recipes, from savoury dishes to sweet desserts. Reducing your meat consumption doesn’t mean giving up flavourful meals. Check out Minimalist Baker for some inspiration.

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