Ask anyone that knows their beans, especially vegans, just how nutritious and delicious chickpeas are, and they are low in fat! One cup contains 269 calories and a whopping 14.5 grams of protein with only 4 grams of fat. In addition, if you are looking to increase your fiber, chickpeas contain 12.5 grams along with 80.4 mg of calcium and nearly 80 mg of magnesium.

Chickpeas contain all nine essential amino acids which make them a complete protein, necessary building blocks that keep bodies functioning properly.

And, with the spinach, this soup is one of the healthiest in my repertoire and is also fantastic when you have a cold or flu.


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As many other vegans can relate, non-vegans are always posing the question of where do we get our protein. More about that later in this article but first a bit more about how proteins are absorbed by the body and break down into amino acids and then create new proteins needed for the production of … Continue reading "Here’s to Protein! Your Body Would be Totally Lost Without It"

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