“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.