Healthy Alternatives For The Savvy Holiday Hottie: Recipe 2

We are back to offer you another great recipe to try for all the Holiday festivities you have in store!

This week try: Garlic Parmesan Chickpea Snack

Nuts are always an easy and great option to throw in a cute bowl and set out on the table for people to snack on during the holidays. But what do you do about your family and friends that are allergic to nuts and can't indulge in this crunchy treat? This is a wonderful alternative from sugar-free mom, for those who have nut allergies.

Ingredients: 2 cans garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained 2 tablespoons coconut oil, melted, divided 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon minced garlic (option to use more if you like) 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese Option: cayenne powder or curry powder Pepper to taste Drain beans and rinse well. Lay them on paper towels to dry for about 30 minutes. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Mix together 1 tablespoon of oil and add chickpeas to coat. Add salt, garlic, and cheese and stir well to coat. Lay beans on baking sheet and drizzle with remaining tablespoon of melted coconut oil. Bake for 20 minutes, stir and continue to bake for up to 1 hour or until golden and crispy. We will back back next week with more for you to try!

Ingredients:

2 cans garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained

2 tablespoons coconut oil, melted, divided

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon minced garlic (option to use more if you like)

1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Option: cayenne powder or curry powder

Pepper to taste

Drain beans and rinse well. Lay them on paper towels to dry for about 30 minutes. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Mix together 1 tablespoon of oil and add chickpeas to coat. Add salt, garlic, and cheese and stir well to coat. Lay beans on baking sheet and drizzle with remaining tablespoon of melted coconut oil. Bake for 20 minutes, stir and continue to bake for up to 1 hour or until golden and crispy.

We will back back next week with more for you to try!