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Cinnamon Chickpea Snacks

These Roasted Chickpea Treats are a Healthy Snack to Enjoy

— September 25, 2015 — Lifestyle
Chickpeas are a great meatless source of protein making them ideal to use in baking, cooking and snacks as these cinnamon roasted chickpeas showcase. These chickpeas are flavored with a sweet cinnamon seasoning.

This protein-filled snack being with a can of chickpeas that are roasted in the oven topped with seasoning. The sweet flavor comes with a pre-bought cinnamon sugar topping but you can easily make your own version using brown sugar and cinnamon powder. Salt is then added to contrast the flavors before baking. The end result are these crunchy chickpeas that are an ideal substitute to junk food.

The blog also shares several other roasted chickpea flavorings to try out inclidng Spice Right Garlic Herb and oregano parmesan cheese. These homemade snacks are an ideal at home baking recipe that can be done with kids to help ensure they're eating enough protein in their diets.
Trend Themes
1. Roasted Chickpea Snacks - Opportunity to innovate and create new flavors of roasted chickpeas snacks and expand this alternative protein snack market on the go.
2. DIY Snacks - Opportunity to create and market DIY roasted chickpea snack kits to consumers looking for a healthier snacking option.
3. Alternative Protein Sources - Opportunity to popularize the use of chickpeas and other plant-based foods as healthy sources of protein for consumers who are looking to reduce their meat consumption.
Industry Implications
1. Food and Snack Industry - Opportunity to develop and market new chickpea-based snacks, and increase the number of healthy snack offerings available to consumers
2. Fitness and Health Industry - Opportunity to introduce roasted chickpeas as a high protein, low calorie snack alternative to people looking to maintain their fitness goals.
3. Household Baking Industry - Opportunity to introduce a convenient, easy-to-prepare, protein-rich snack in their product lines to cater to health-conscious home bakers
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