Chickpeas Have a New Claim to Fame!

Chickpeas Have a New Claim to Fame!

There are many reasons why I like chickpeas (garbanzo beans), and I have just learned that chickpeas have a new claim to fame!  There are loads of benefits for your body when you eat chickpeas.  They are a great vegetarian source of protein, and they contain a hefty amount of fiber.  But there’s far more …read more

The Importance of Protein

The Importance of Protein

  Protein is something we all know that we need, but do we really know just how important protein is?  What is protein’s function in our bodies? How much protein do we need?  What are the best sources of protein?  Can vegetarians get enough protein from plants?  What happens if we don’t get enough protein?  …read more