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The avocado chickpea sandwich is a type of baked falafel that traded cilantro for mint. Served with mini pita bread, low-fat yogurt and some extras toppings like avocado, tomato, lettuce, etc. A fun, healthy way to eat vegetarian! For the fresh cilantro haters out there, this is the way to make your falafels. I love making those, they are aromatic, healthy and fun because everyone gets to choose their toppings. I love a good crispy chickpea fritter but the frying factor turns me off. If you are looking for a healthier version, try these oven-backed chickpea fritters. Also, served this way, it’s more convivial and fun to combine with lovely textures like; smooth yogurt, crunchy lettuce and juicy tomatoes. The Right Texture I like to make the patties slightly chunkier, not too smooth, with bits of chickpeas showing through here and there. The size is up to you, can do…

This is an healthy oven baked falafel recipe. Lately, I’ve been trying to eat more vegetarian due to all those recent studies that have come out about how bad meat is for you and the environment. But sadly… the truth is… I could not live without meat, so instead I simply compromise. I try to eat meat no more than twice a week. Maybe some day I’ll have enough good vegetarian recipes to get to only 1 meat day per week. So here is one of those Veggie recipes. Since those little chickpeas balls are simply a great veggie protein source, they keep me strong for long. This Arab meal is usually fried, but since I’m on an eternal diet… Let’s make it in the oven. I usually use chickpeas from the jar, which happens to be of great quality in Spain (where I currently live). However, the recipe is even better with…

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