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Spicy Roasted Chickpeas

A recipe for garbanzo beans coated in spices and roasted.

Source:  Our Best Bites, one of my favorite resources for fun snacks.

I’m trying to drop a few pounds.  Well, I’ve been trying that for years.  But this time I’m really serious.  I even bought myself a low-carb diet book, which by the way, is an awesome book and completely unlike any diet book I’ve ever read before.  This particular plan recommends very few sugars and carbs, and quite a bit of beans and other legumes, which I don’t mind telling you makes the afternoon snack routine pretty tough.  Garbanzo beans?  They’re a legume.  Totally acceptable on this diet (in small doses).  Since I eat an early lunch and a late dinner, that afternoon snack is critical to keeping my day moving.  I normally resort to this Chunky Guacamole or these Roasted Chickpeas.

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