Foodie Friday

Healthy Recipe of the Week

The Ultimate Chickpea Salad

Quick to prep and you’ll savor every last bite!

Toss a batch for your next summer cookout!

*Special thank you to Wellness Expert and Peloton Instructor, Emma Lovewell for sharing this recipe!


  • (2) 15-ounce cans of Chickpeas (rinsed and drained)

  • 2 cups Cucumbers (diced) (*Persian cucumbers recommended.)

  • 1 cup Cherry Tomatoes cut (cut in halves)

  • 1/4 cup Red Onion (thinly diced) (May be substituted for shallots)

  • 2 tablespoons Fresh Lemon Juice

  • 1/2 tablespoon Fresh Mint Leaves (chopped)

  • 1/2 tablespoon Basil 

  • 1 head of Broccoli (cut into florets) (May be steamed or raw)

  • Crumbed Feta Cheese (*Optional)

  • 2 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil

  • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher Salt, to taste

  • 1/2 teaspoon Black Pepper, to taste


Combine all of the ingredients together in a large bowl. Stir and enjoy!

Yields: 4 – 6 servings as a side dish






Lovewell, E.  (2021, June 22). The ultimate chickpea salad. Live Learn Lovewell.

About rrluthi

Certified fitness expert with a passion for educating and empowering people of all ages (young "kiddos" to the active aging "baby boomers") about the benefits of adopting and maintaining an active, healthy lifestyle, preventing injury, and feeling good. Proven strengths applying cutting-edge fitness/wellness concepts and research through roles as a health coach, fitness trainer, group exercise instructor, and rehabilitation aide—in addition to promoting these concepts in a more systematic way through blogging and social media, community outreach, and corporate wellness program facilitation.
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