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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…

Greek falafel pitas is a tasty, yet healthy bite for this summer. If… you are reasonable on the feta cheese, of course… I love to make meals with a bunch of veggies precut on the table, a creamy healthy dip and pitas, or fajitas bread and let people chose for themselves their fillings. Pita breads have a tendency to dry quite fast, resulting impossible to open them up to fill them, if this happen to you, simply add a little wet and clean kitchen towel over it without it touching the bread directly, let it work it’s magic 30-40 minutes, then they will open up again. Also possible to make them by yourself, although not the easiest… talking from experience here. For this recipe, I’ve simply bought some. Those falafels, a.k.a. wanna be falafel, aren’t the typical kind with the usual cumin, coriander, mint, etc. I’ve made them greek, so I’ve add…

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