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Chickpea Poppers

A fun topper to dress up your plant-based salads and soups.

  • Author: Dr. Rosane Oliveira
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 50 minutes
  • Total Time: 55 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
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  • 2 cups chickpeas, cooked, rinsed
  • 1 tbsp lime juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1 tsp chili powder or smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F and line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Place chickpeas in a bag or bowl. Add lime juice and seasonings and toss to coat.
  3. Add to baking sheet and bake until golden brown, about 50 minutes, stirring every 15 minutes.

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Rosane Oliveira, DVM, PhD

President & CEO, Plant-Based Life Foundation | Dr. Rosane Oliveira combines a lifelong passion for nutrition with 25 years of genetics research to create programs that help people develop healthy habits on their journey towards a more plant-based lifestyle. She is a Visiting Clinical Professor in Public Health Sciences and was the founding director of the first Integrative Medicine program at the UC Davis School of Medicine. She completed her postgraduate studies in Brazil and did her postdoctoral training in immunogenetics and functional genomics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.