The Good Bean

Have you tried roasted chickpeas yet?  I saw them all over blogland and never tried making them.  We eat chickpeas all the time, it just wasn’t something I’d made the effort to make.  So I was interested in trying out the new roasted chickpea snacks from The Good Bean.

They come in four flavors:  Cracked Pepper, Sweet Cinnamom, Sea Salt, and Smoky Chili & Lime.  I’m hard-pressed to say which was my favorite, but probably the Cracked Pepper.  My husband really liked the Chili & Lime, my girls, of course, loved the Sweet Cinnamon.  The Sea Salt was good too, but we liked the extra flavor punch from the spices.

In fact, the only complaint anyone had was my husband.  He said the only thing that could be better is if they had a really spicy curry flavor.  But he says that about everything. :)

We are definitely going to stock up on these to take with us on trips across the country or across town to the park.  I love that they are an easy, tidy snack that instead of being simply empty calories (like some goldfish crackers I could name), are full of fiber, protein and other nutrients.  They are as satisfying as they are delicious.  And the best part of all–they are gluten-free and vegan.  Any of you who have food sensitivities or kids that do, these are perfect for you.

If you see them in your local market, snag a bag or four and give them a try or you can also visit their online shop.

For more info about The Good Bean you can visit their website, follow them on Twitter or “Like” them on Facebook.

Disclosure:  The fine people at The Good Bean sent our family four complimentary bags of roasted chickpeas to try.  My opinions are my own and I only review products I think you, my dear reader, would like.  And you’ll love these.  I really wish we had another four bags in the cupboard right now….

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  1. I haven’t heard of these til now but I do, however, roast my own and season them myself. Thanks for sharing your opinion on these though… I may have to look into them ;)

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