Chick peas are full of nutrients and fibre, they are also extremely low on the glycemic index, so won’t send your insulin levels sky high.

Here is a quick easy meal that conforms to the “biggest loser” fat loss contest guide lines, its high protein, high fibre and fairly low fat,  it could be eaten at home or transported and reheated at work. Prep time on this will be about ten minutes so no excuses not to make this one.


Chicken and chickpea recipe


1 or 2 Cooked chicken breast’s (cubed)

1 can of drained chickpeas

Half an onion

1 large tomato

Garlic (as much as you like)

1 teaspoon of cumin

1 teaspoon of salt


The method


In a large frying pan, saute the garlic in rice bran oil for a couple of minutes, then add the chicken and onions. Stir fry until onions begin to brown, then add the remaining ingredients , continue cooking and stirring for 5 minutes until the meal has a good consistency.


You could add carrot, celery, chilli or other vegetables to bulk it out even more, try it out!