Chickpea Cucumber Avocado Salad with a citrusy herb vinaigrette is loaded with healthy fats, plant based protein, and is delicious to boot! The perfect side dish to any meal or a lovely light dinner when you’re craving something small.
Banana Chickpea Ice Cream made with 5 simple ingredients is a rich, creamy, perfectly sweet healthy frozen dessert! This luscious decadent mind-blowing ice cream recipe is vegan, dairy-free, refined sugar-free, and secretly healthy, but you’d never guess it! No ice cream maker needed!
6-Ingredient Banana Chickpea Bars are vegan, grain-free, so easy to make, and make for a healthy snack! With no added sugar, these amazing chickpea bars are sweetened with ripe bananas!
Flourless Chickpea Pumpkin Muffins made gluten-free, dairy-free and refined sugar-free are a lovely fall treat. Warmly-spiced and studded with chocolate chips, these bean-infused muffins are a marvel among baked goods! 😉
Flourless gluten-free Chickpea Banana Muffins studded with chocolate chips are a lovely breakfast or snack and even boast some health benefits! Whip up a batch to keep them on hand for easy eating throughout the week.
Quick and easy Shakshuka with eggplant, chickpeas, and chard – a well-balanced breakfast or dinner that requires right around 40 minutes to prepare.
Is there anything a runny yolk can’t solve?
In all seriousness, yolks are best when gooey, and if you feel the same, this easy vegetable-packed Shakshuka recipe is yours for the taking.
This fabulous meal of poached eggs in spiced tomato sauce is warm, rich, and satisfying, while staying nice and healthful.
You don’t need to be an expert at poaching eggs or have any background in African or Middle Eastern cuisine to become a Shakshuka aficionado!
When all is said and done, you’re basically making a one-pot meal in a skillet. It’s very similar to making soup or stew!
Let’s dive in!
What is Shakshuka?:
Shakshuka is a classic North African and Middle Eastern meal of eggs stewed in a generously-spiced sauce made from tomatoes, red peppers, and often harissa paste (which is a combination of roasted red peppers, garlic, caraway and coriander seeds, cumin, and herbs).
It is eaten any time of the day – breakfast, lunch, or dinner!
Flourless chickpea banana bread made with – you guessed it – chickpeas instead of flour! Simply blend the ingredients in a blender for a fluffy, dense, flavorful and delicious banana bread that is grain-free, refined sugar-free, dairy-free and healthy!
You knew this was coming, didn’t ya?
It was only a matter of time…
If you’ve been around The Roasted Root a while, you know I have a tendency to make sweet treats using chickpeas or black beans.
On this week’s edition of bean-infused deliciousness, we’re baking banana bread! No need for flour of any kind! All you need is a can of garbanzo beans (chickpeas), and you have a solid foundation for bean bliss.
- Gluten-free, grain-free, flourless
- Refined sugar-free
- Lower in fat and sugar than regular banana bread
- Fun and easy to prepare with minimal cleanup
Let’s discuss the details behind this bread.
6-Ingredient Vegan Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Chickpea Cookies made with basic pantry ingredients. Grain-free, gluten-free, dairy-free, flourless, and ultra peanut buttery!
Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Chickpea Skillet Cookie made with chickpeas, pure maple syrup, and almond butter for a healthier dessert.
Vegetarian Thai green curry with avocado, broccoli, peppers, carrot, and more – A light yet filling and oh-so satisfying meal made in 30 minutes. This post is sponsored by California Avocado Commission. If I weren’t so concerned with keeping my variety game strong on this blog, there’s a solid chance that 80% of my recipes …
Peanut butter chocolate chip chickpea blondies are gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free, refined sugar-free, and super easy to prepare in your blender. Plus, they’re vegan and packed with fiber and protein for a healthful dessert!
Nutrient-packed Curried Lentil Chickpea Salad with Citrus Dressing with kale and warmly spiced with curry powder and studded with dried cranberries, citrus fruit, and feta. This well-rounded salad makes for an excellent side dish, or even a meal!