Crunch! Crunch! Crunch!
Mmmm…can’t you just hear it? That’s the sound you make as you munch on potato chips. But while they may have that wonderful flavor and texture, and you enjoy having a bowl while watching your favorite film, they’re high in saturated fats and can help form a nice tire around your middle.
So if you enjoy munching on something crispy, but worry about your health, here are a couple of flavorful and satisfying recipes for crispy snacks.
Chickpeas (a.k.a. garbanzo beans) are high in fiber and protein. Hummus is the most popular way people consume these nutritious beans, but there are other ways. Take this Crunchy Roasted Chickpea recipe as an example. Here’s how you make them:
These crispy chickpeas are great because they’re so diverse. You can change the seasonings every time you make them, so you never get tired of a single flavor.
Love it or hate it, kale is an important vegetable to incorporate into a Super Senior diet. It’s packed with all kinds of vitamins and aids in digestion. Also, it can easily be turned into a crispy treat. Here’s how:
Worth noting: when you bake kale, you lose some of the vegetable’s nutrition. That being said, eating baked kale is better than eating potato chips or no kale at all.
What are your favorite healthy snack recipes? What do you think about these? Comment below.
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