Quinoa Mediterranean salad recipe

Quinoa Mediterranean Salad

10 min prep time, 20 min cooking time, serves 6 people

This healthy Quinoa Mediterranean salad can be served as simple lunch or dinner. Its high protein content, sweet and nutty flavor, and delicate texture have made quinoa a popular substitute for starchier pastas and rice. You can find most of the ingredients contained in this salad in your fridge or pantry. The combination of quinoa and chickpeas packs this dish with plenty of protein, while the fresh parsley, crunchy cucumbers, and lemon-garlic vinaigrette dressing give this dish a variety of flavors. It makes for a great main dish for vegetarians, or as a side dish served with meat or fish.

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Mediterranean Chickpea Salad recipe

Mediterranean Chickpea Salad

20 min prep time, serves 6 people

Mediterranean Chickpea Salad makes for a delicious and recipe fit for a light meal or as a side dish when entertaining. This salad is very hearty and will fill you up for hours, thanks to the chickpeas.  Each can of chickpeas comes packed with fiber and protein, both a vital part of a nutritious diet. I always have canned beans available in my pantry because of how affordable and convenient they are for making salads. We recommend adding your choice of fresh vegetables, either from your garden or the market, in order to create a more well rounded Mediterranean salad.

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beef stew with potatoes and chickpeas recipe

Beef Stew with Potatoes, Peppers, and Chickpeas

15 min prep time, 3 hour cooking time, serves 6 people

Tender potatoes, melt-in-your-mouth beef, chickpeas paired with tons of spices: these are the parts of Beef Stew that make it one of my favorite childhood meals. By using a slow cooker to cook beef and potatoes over the course of several hours, you can make a meal teeming with enough flavor to satisfy the whole family.

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