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Smashed chickpea & avocado sandwich

Who doesn’t love a delicious hearty sandwich? This one is lighter on the bread by using a thin pita bread and made with chickpea and avocado–the perfect blend of healthy fat and protein. Protein and healthy fat are two essential macronutrients that help sustain the body and provide energy all day long. INGREDIENTS 1 can of organic BPA free chick peas 1 large avocado juice from 1 lime 1⁄2 tsp ground turmeric pinch of cayenne pepper (optional) pinch of salt fresh cracked black pepper 1⁄4 cup chopped cilantro 1 pita bread cut into half DIRECTIONS In a high-powered blender or food processor, add the canned chickpeas, avocado, lime juice, turmeric, salt, pepper, and cayenne pepper (if using). Blend until completely smooth and well combined. Next, spread some of the mixture into each pita bread half and finish with the fresh cilantro. More recipe inspiration: you might find this sweet potato and

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Chickpea stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Perfect pretty much any time of year, stuffed with protein. A great side or even a main if you like! Ingredients 4 medium sweet potatoes 1 15 ounce can of chickpeas (or cook up your own) 1 Tablespoon olive oil ½ teaspoon Himalayan salt ½ teaspoon black pepper (or more depending on your preference) ½ teaspoon cumin 1 cup baby spinach, roughly chopped 1 garlic clove, minced 2 tablespoons tahini Crushed red pepper flakes for serving Instructions Cut the potatoes in half and bake for 45-50 minutes at 365 or until soft. Don’t take out the insides completely! Save some to scoop on top Mis together the cumin, spinach, salt, olive oil and blackpepper Place mix into stopped out potatoes Bake in over at 350F for 10 minutes Drizzle tahini on top Enjoy! Image Courtesy Pinterest by Ceri-Ann Loram

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