Chickpea Fail

I roasted a bunch of chickpeas into oblivion today. But, I did still snack on a bunch of them (even in their charred state) as I was cooking dinner so I wasn’t hungry when dinner actually rolled around.

For din-din I made Spinach & Feta dip with Oikos yogurtIMG 2513 300x225 Chickpea Fail

Ingredients: 1 small container plain Oikos, 1 cup frozen spinach, 1/4c mayonnaise, 1/4 c feta & red pepper flakes, salt, pepper to taste.

Directions: Heat spinach in microwave and squeeze out all the excess water in a towel. Mix yogurt, spinach, mayo, feta, red pepper flakes, salt and pepper together. Serve as a dip with chunks of bread. Enjoy!IMG 2518 300x225 Chickpea Fail

This recipe is super simple and yummy! It’s my entry for Oikos’ Sweepstakes going around blog town. The winner will receive a trip for two to the amazing Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health! I would completely love to win this! After all the worry about getting a new job I can only dream of relaxation right now. If you’re a fan of Oikos check out their fan page on Facebook.

Giveaway!!! If  you’re in need of some spa indulgence leave a comment on this post to win a spa pack from Stonyfield. I’ll choose a winner tomorrow at lunch.

I also topped Ben’s chicken with the dip. He thought it was a little too strong to eat like this and ended up putting it on a slice of bread.IMG 2521 300x225 Chickpea Fail

My dinner was many samples of spinach & feta dip with bread and eggs with half a sweet potato. I was not hungry, but didn’t want to skip dinner (and set myself up for a kitchen raid at 10pm) so I tried to keep it on the light side (for me). IMG 2525 300x225 Chickpea Fail

I am still planning on eating the remainder of my burnt chickpeas tomorrow though… #chickpeafail I hope this doesn’t get me kicked out of the Chickpea Lover’s Club. Rose, am I still in? IMG 2526 300x225 Chickpea FailI kinda have a headache right now…weird. I will see you all tomorrow for Vegan Thursday. Join the club, all the cool kids are doing it icon smile Chickpea Fail

Comments

  1. says

    That seems like a great recipe! Maybe I’ll bring it to my gathering on Saturday!

    I definitely need a spa indulgence. It’s been a rough day…

  2. Katie R says

    Maybe one of these days I’ll be brave enough to try chickpeas. The texture of beans in my mouth is kinda off-putting to me, and I imagine chickpeas to be the same. But maybe I’m wrong :) Thanks for the giveaway!

  3. Sara S says

    Spa… sounds so nice! I just finished my senior year college cross country, and I in my two weeks off of running before I start training for track. A spa treatment would be so wonderful!

  4. Rachel says

    Poor lil chickpeas! Don’t feel bad, if I had a dime for every time I’ve totally forgotten what was in the oven and burnt it to a crisp, I’d be a rich, rich woman…one that could afford spa visits all the time, but since I’m not, I hope I win the spa pack!

  5. Audrye says

    I studied for my music history final today for 9 hours and I am only about a third of the way ready for it. Gah. Spa treatments would be nice. I need to make that spinach dip too, that looks amazing!

  6. Kate says

    I swear, Greek yogurt is one of the best additions to any recipe. My fave is adding a few tsp. of olive oil to some yogurt and some seasoning – usually a ranch or herb seasoning packet, and using it as veggie dip! No one can tell it’s not sour cream in the mix!

    I would looove to win a spa giveaway, sounds heavenly!

  7. says

    I keep seeing roasted chickpees and always wonder how good they actually are. I will need to use them in a recipe tonight.

    I wish I could win a spa trip! Exactly what this stressed out girl needs.

  8. says

    I have made the chickpeas twice in the past two week, shh don’t tell my boyfriend! He will eat them all! Hah, and who the heck couldn’t use a spa trip, you go girl! Thanks for the chance

  9. Amanda says

    Mmm, that dip looks delish! I could really use some pampering and destressing right now!

    I tried doing the 30 day shred a few months ago. It’s a good workout but I found it hard to do every day bc of time and wanting to do other workouts. Good luck with it! I haven’t done level 3 yet… I’m kinda scared and level 2 kicks my butt pretty good!

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