#Review: Chickpeas: Sweet and Savory Recipes from Hummus to Dessert

9781623540746Chickpeas: Sweet and Savory Recipes from Hummus to Dessert

Published: February 2nd 2016
Publisher
: Imagine
Paperback: 128 pages
Genre: Cookbook
Source: Thanks to Netgalley and Charlesbridge/Imagine
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Summary:

Hummus: the delicious, nutritious treat! With more than seventy recipes included, Hummus offers everything from spreads to dips to entrees. Concoct a dish perfect for any occasion, with recipes ranging from a snack of buttery-flavored spread with pine nuts to a refreshing salad with oranges and clementines—perfect for Sunday brunch.
Spice up your meals and take your health in your own hands with these easy, delicious dishes that are a feast for the eyes as well as the palate! This beautiful, photo-illustrated cookbook makes it easy to prepare healthy and delicious hummus to accompany every meal.
” – Goodreads

My Thoughts:

Chickpeas have always been a thing of mystery to me. I have never cooked with it and the only way I have ever consumed it was in hummus form – in copious amounts I might add. So when I saw this cookbook up for review, I just had to request a copy! Chickpeas are a super legume that is rich in iron, folate and other vitamins and nutrients! They also have a low glycemic index. All of which made me super excited to see the recipes!

My only complaint would be quite a few recipes that rely on meat, but other than that the recipe book did not disappoint!

Here is a taste of the recipes in this book:

  • Hummus Guacamole
  • Miso & Chickpea Soup
  • Vegetable Muffins
  • Fluffy Pancakes

Favorite Recipe:

Crunchy Cumin Chickpeas

I have always wanted to oven roast some chickpeas, but never had the motivation to do it. And when I saw the strange mixture of flavors in this recipe (cinnamon and cumin), I had to try it! It was so easy and super tasty! I will make them again and try a few of my own flavor mixtures.

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This got a 7/10 from me.

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