10 Healthy Snack Ideas for Your Mayweather/Pacquiao Viewing Party

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10 Healthy Snack Ideas for Your Mayweather/Pacquiao Viewing Party

Throwing a party for the fight—or watching from your couch? Instead of reversing your hard-won workouts with wings and cheese dip, try one of these low-fat recipes.

These flavorful baked chickpeas are a great swap for oil-roasted nuts and a delicious source of fiber and protein.

Ingredients:

  • 1 (15-oz) can chickpeas or 1-1/2 cups cooked chickpeas, drained, rinsed, patted dry
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1⁄2 tsp curry powder
  • 1⁄2 tsp red chili flakes (optional)
  • 1⁄4 tsp salt
  • 1⁄4 tsp ground black pepper


Instructions: Preheat the oven to 375°F. In a small bowl, toss the chickpeas with the oil, coriander, curry powder, chili flakes, salt, and pepper. Arrange in a single layer on a baking sheet. Bake for 45 minutes, or until crisp and slightly browned. Serve warm or allow to cool.

Fit Factor: 110 calories, 3g fat, 150mg sodium, 17g carbohydrates, 5 g fiber, 6g protein per serving

Recipe reprinted from Flavor First by Cheryl Forberg (Rodale, 2011)

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