So this week has been a dichotomy of happy personal occasions (working on that post!) colored by precariousness in the peripheral world. At lunch over yellow lentil, onion and cilantro dosas, my girlfriend and I discussed our concerns as our babies rested unknowingly in their […]
I voted today! This morning at 6:55 am to be precise. Dr. P announced last night that he would be slithering out of bed at 5:45 to make it to the polls when they opened. I am not an early riser, and I figured Lady […]
Chickpeas- aka garbanzo beans- are finally getting some credit. With hummus making a dash from the foodie to the mainstream scene, more and more of us are dippin’ and divin’ into chickpea bliss.
But these magic little beans are still underrated. We could use them way more than we do to add protein and fiber to dishes or healthy snacking. They are vitality dynamos and so super easy to use!
They are also delicate on our bank account. Buy them canned and pre-cooked for less than $1, and dried beans are the cheapest form of protein per ounce.
Bodacious Tip: Buy a bunch of cans when they are on sale. Make them a kitchen staple and a great last minute meal protein option.
In addition to being inexpensive, they also rule because they are loaded with fiber, potassium, and iron. Many of us occasionally have trouble taking a poo. Admit it. There are days we are like, What is going on down there? This clog is worse than DC traffic!
Inadequate fiber and water at play here? I think yes, sir.