Category Archives: Low Waste Meals

Chickpea “chicken” salad

Turns out it’s not chicken that gives chicken salad the classic, comforting taste.  It’s the add-ins.  So this chickpea substitute won’t make you wish you were eating the “real” thing.  Plus it’s full of just as much protein, with the addition of fiber, which chicken sadly lacks.  Once the chickpeas are cooked this recipe is […]

Indian Chickpea Curry with Spinach and Butternut Squash

As part of our chickpea feature this month we’re focusing all of our cooking energy on how to use these amazing legumes.  First up is this Indian curry with spinach and garam masala, or chana palak masala.  We’re also focusing on dishes that can be made low-waste.  Meaning little or no plastic packaging, and minimal […]

Chickpea 101

All month long Refillable Market is featuring chickpeas and all their versatile, affordable glory.  Enough for a month’s worth of content and then some.  We’ve rounded up some interesting facts about chickpeas and are starting with the basics in how to cook and store dried ones. Chickpeas are considered a “pulse” which is part of […]