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The Fabulous Chick-Pea

One of my favorite beans is the chick-pea.  Its sweet flavor and mealy texture make it a perfect addition to any soup, salad, or stew.  In Chinese medicine we learn that the chick-pea, also known as the garbanzo, is beneficial to the pancreas, Stomach and Heart.  In the Western world, we know that it contains more iron than other legumes and is a good source of unsaturated fats! My favorite way to prepare chick-peas is to make hummus, a guilty pleasure of mine […]

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