Homemade Granola

Granola is awesome.  Yup, that’s a fact.     😉   Let’s see.  It’s tasty and it can be eaten in a variety of ways to suit your mood. I used to eat store-bought granola all the time until I started reading labels.  Many of the ones in the store are full of sugar, fat, and processed ingredients.  What?!  I was shocked.  A food that is typically sold as “healthy” isn’t always so.  That taught me it is important to read food labels.  Most store-bought granola isn’t doing me any favors on my weight loss journey, so I stopped eating …

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Honey Cinnamon Roasted Chickpeas

I’ve got the munchies and I need a snack!  I would love a chocolate chip cookie (or two) right about now and even my husband has been nudging me to make a batch.   I’ll make cookies some other time and share them with you then, but for now the healthy snack wins.  For now, what I need is something I can nosh on that won’t blow my calorie intake.  Oh and of course it HAS to be delicious too. I cook with chickpeas for dinner a lot but I never thought to roast them.   These golden brown nuggets are a …

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