Chi-Chi-Tastic Salad

Chi Chi Salad

Chi-chi beans or garbanzo beans are rich in protein and fiber which helps to regulate blood sugar.  They can strengthen and improve the elasticity of the walls of veins and arteries, can prevent the development of inflammation and blood clots, and can also stimulate the production of hemoglobin and prevent the development of anemia.

1 pint cherry tomatoes halved

2 organic english cucumbers diced

2 15 oz cans organic chi chi beans (garbanzo beans) drained and rinsed

2 cloves of garlic minced

1/2 red onion diced

1 6 oz can black olives drained

1 avocado diced

Dressing:

2 tbs lemon juice

2 tbs avocado oil

1 tbs apple cider vinegar

1 tbs organic light agave nectar

2 tbs dijon mustard

1 tsp pink himalayan sea salt

pepper to taste

1 handful fresh parsley chopped

Combine all dressing ingredients in a bowl, whisk until combined and set aside.  In a separate bowl, combine all salad ingredients and stir to mix.  Pour the dressing onto the salad and stir to coat.

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