Why are chickpeas good for me?
Chickpeas are naturally high in fiber, a good source of protein, and low in fat. This makes them a great snack for anyone who wants a tasty, filling snack that gives them energy and good nutrition.
How are the chickpeas in The Good Bean different from the chickpeas I buy in cans, or in hummus?
While all chickpeas are good for you, The Good Bean contains a special variety of chickpeas, called ‘Desi” chickpeas, that are especially nutritious. Compared to regular chickpeas they have LESS fat, MORE protein, and 3 TIMES as much fiber!
Is The Good Bean gluten-free?
Yes, The Good Bean is gluten-free. Chickpeas are naturally gluten-free and a great alternative to gluten-free starchy foods like rice.
Can I buy a small amount just to try them?
Why do some of the chickpeas in The Good Bean have more spice coating than others?
The Good Bean is an artisanal product. The spices are sprinkled and then hand-tossed into the chickpeas. That’s why each chickpea looks a little bit different.
Does The Good Bean contain any nuts?
The Good Bean is a nut-free product. However, we do make our food in a facility that processes peanuts and other tree nuts.
Does The Good Bean contain any oil?
Unlike other healthy snacks like nuts, The Good Bean is low in fat, has no saturated fat, and is completely cholesterol-free. However, there is a small amount of oil used to help our spices stay on our chickpeas for maximum deliciousness!
Is canola oil bad for me?
Canola oil is an all-natural, expeller pressed oil made from rapeseed. It is not hydrogenated or processed is any way, and nor does it contain any GMOs. Canola oil is regarded as a safe and wholesome oil by the natural foods industry.
I found a brown shell on one of The Good Bean chickpeas. Is this bad for me?
“Desi” chickpeas naturally have brown hulls or shells. These are removed after roasting. However, because this is an all-natural product, you may find one or two shells in your packet. These are perfectly edible and harmless.