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Do you want to perfect dining etiquette and develop excellent party prep skills? Are you looking for ways to have fun with your kids in the kitchen and entertain them with new food ideas? Look no further! To impress your guests and family with fine cooking, this section is all about tips to help you come up with quick and easy meals and host unforgettable gatherings.

3 superfood snacks to fight hunger conquer-the-kitchen

3 superfood snacks to fight hunger

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Chickpeas are one of the most nutritious and versatile legumes and can pair well with any recipe from salads and main courses to… snacks! If you’re looking for ways to include this superfood in snacks, here are 3 options of quick and easy highly nutritious recipes you can prepare in no time!

Fancy avocado bowls

Turn your avocado halves into boats to create this wonderful and colorful snack for your next brunch gathering. Scoop out the pulp of 4 avocados and put it in a bowl, keeping the skin aside. Add 1 can of drained California Garden chickpeas, 1 cup of walnuts, ½ cup of chopped green onions and 1 cup of chopped lettuce. Add ¼ cup of lemon juice, season with salt and black pepper then toss the whole to combine. Scoop in mixture inside avocado boats and serve!

Handy chickpeas mini tacos

If your guests are fans of tacos, try the following: In a bowl, combine 1 can of drained California Garden chickpeas, 1 cup of shredded cabbage, and 1 cup of cubed avocado. Add ¼ cup of cilantro, salt and black pepper to taste and mix until incorporated. Scoop mixture inside your mini taco shells and serve alongside lime wedges and hot sauce. Everyone will love this spicy snack!

Crunchy baked chickpeas

Are you looking for a crispy snack to serve alongside – or instead of – popcorn during movie nights with friends? Try this recipe: Drain a can of California Garden chickpeas and place it in a bowl. Add 1 tablespoon of olive oil and season with paprika, salt and black pepper to taste. Toss the whole to combine ingredients then bake in a preheated oven at 200°C for 20 minutes. Serve immediately!