The 6 Best Snacks for When You're Trying to Lose Weight
Salty and sweet pick-me-ups to help you reach your slim-down goals.
A New Way to Do Salted Nuts
We love munching on roasted almonds between meals; but, even better? Roasted chickpeas. In addition to being lower in fat than nuts, chickpeas can have a positive impact on your eating habits, found one study
. People who ate 3/4 cup of chickpeas (or other pulses) daily lost weight without making special efforts to avoid other types of foods. This recipe calls for smoked paprika and onion powder, but you can flavor the chickpeas, which are called garbanzo beans in Spanish, with any spice (we also like cinnamon and sugar; or, cumin, chili and cayenne).
Get the recipe: Smoky Paprika-Baked Garbanzo Beans