Chickapea Pasta is made from chickpeas and lentils, which are both part of the pulse family.
Pulses are the dried seed of peas, edible beans, lentils and chickpeas and are very high in protein and fibre, and low in fat. This makes them a healthy addition to any meal.
When you eat a bowl of Chickapea Pasta, your body and taste buds will definitely be doing a happy dance! Check out our full Nutrition Label for all the details.
Take a look below at all the incredible health benefits associated with eating pulses!
Chickapea contains many of the required nutrients for a healthy and balanced diet: complex carbs, thiamine, niacin, magnesium, iron, B vitamins, zinc, phosphorus, folate and antioxidants.
With 23 grams of plant-based protein per 3.5oz serving, Chickapea has as much protein as a 3oz serving of salmon or chicken! Plus, it has 40% of your daily iron intake! Why is protein so important? Protein is made up of amino acids. Amino acids are the building blocks of your muscles and body. Without them, you wouldn’t be able to build, repair, or maintain muscle tissue.
A single serving of Chickapea boasts 11 grams of fibre – that’s nearly half of your daily recommended value! Fibre helps food move faster through our intestines and allows it to digest better while enabling the body to absorb more of the nutrients.
The glycemic index (GI) is a scale that ranks foods by how much they raise blood sugar levels compared to white bread or glucose sugar. Foods with a low GI value, like chickpeas and lentils, do not cause a spike in blood sugar levels. This is particularly important for people with diabetes but is also linked with a lower risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
According to the American Heart Association, a diet consisting of healthy sources of protein- mostly plants such as legumes and nuts; fish and seafood is a key component to a heart healthy diet. Chickapea Pasta is made from minimally processed legumes. Delivering a healthy source of protein to support a heart healthy diet.
Real ingredients, no artificial anything! Gluten-free, non-GMO, Kosher – wholesome, healthy and tasty! Chickpeas and lentils – that’s it!