Cooking with 'Hope'

Crunchy Chick Peas

Garbanzo beans are high in manganese, folate, fiber and protein while low in calories. Helps in regulating sugar for diabetics. Garbanzo beans also called chickpeas and legumes. Add beans to green salads or pasta dishes along with some olive oil, feta cheese and oregano. They also go well in soups and enhance their taste, texture and nutritional value.

Published: Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 12:59 PM.

Healthy Super Foods recipes, part II

Today consumers are tossed around with so many different thoughts about what are healthy foods to eat. The recipes compiled here incorporate some of the most recommended healthy foods that people should include in their diets. There are others, but these hold the most value as of researchers’ current data. If you missed last week’s recipes, they can be found online at


Wild Salmon

Salmon has omega-3 fats which can help reduce the risk of sudden-death heart attacks. Consider buying wild salmon since it has less PCB contaminants than farmed salmon. Canned wild salmon is also very beneficial and is ready to use in salads and other dishes.

Crunchy Pecan and Salmon Fillets

Serves 4

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