If you’re looking for a quick and easy snack to satisfy your cravings, look no further than these two delicious recipes.
Garlic Parmesan Roasted Chickpeas Recipe:
- 1 can (15 ounces) chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained and rinsed
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Preheat your oven to 400°F.
- Drain and rinse the chickpeas, and then spread them out on a paper towel to dry.
- Once dry, transfer the chickpeas to a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
- Drizzle the olive oil over the chickpeas, and then sprinkle the grated Parmesan cheese, garlic powder, salt, and pepper over the top.
- Toss everything together until the chickpeas are evenly coated.
- Roast the chickpeas in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes, or until they are crispy and golden brown.
- Let the chickpeas cool for a few minutes before serving. Enjoy as a crunchy and satisfying snack!
Chocolate Peanut Butter Energy Balls Recipe:
- 1 cup rolled oats
- 1/2 cup peanut butter
- 1/4 cup honey
- 1/4 cup chocolate chips
- 1/4 cup chopped nuts (such as almonds or walnuts)
- Pinch of salt
- In a mixing bowl, combine the rolled oats, peanut butter, honey, chocolate chips, chopped nuts, and salt. Mix well.
- Once everything is combined, use your hands to form the mixture into small, bite-sized balls.
- Place the energy balls on a plate or baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
- Chill the energy balls in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes to help them set.
- Once the energy balls are firm, they are ready to serve! Enjoy as a sweet and salty snack or as a pre- or post-workout energy boost.
Both of these snack recipes are easy to make, and they’re perfect for satisfying your cravings without the need for unhealthy store-bought snacks. Plus, you can easily customize them to your liking by swapping out different spices, nuts, or add-ins. Give them a try and enjoy!