Crunchy Oven Baked Chickpeas

It has been a while, hasn’t it guys?

I haven’t written a recipe in ages, but it has been worth the wait.

I think I’ve mentioned before that I’m a bad snacker. I tend to fall for the trap of unhealthy, un-filling snacks, and most of the time it’s just because I don’t know what to make just to snack on, or I didn’t prepare well.

I did come up with a pretty fabulous snack this week that I think you’ll love.

I’m pretty fond of chickpeas. I mostly love them in an amazing hummus I make every once in a while. I decided to change up my normal notions of mashed chickpeas and tahini, and turn my chickpeas into a crunchy, flavorful snack.

In walked these babies!

I love these crunchy chickpeas for a few reasons:
1) They’re super crunchy, who doesn’t love that in a snack?
2) They absorb flavors really well when they’re baked, and dried out a little
3) They’re so simple and as we all know, I am 100% about simplicity.

I’ve been eating them by themselves, but I imagine you could do something like: throw these babies into a salad to replace your croutons. That seems like the natural choice for me.

Check out the recipe below, and comment about what flavors you would add to your crunchy chickpeas!

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