Curry Chickpea Cous Cous (Vegan)

We eat at Whole Foods often, and this new recipe is a copycat version of the Curry Chickpea Cous Cous from the Whole Foods salad bar.

I have several other copycat versions from the whole food salad bar.  Two of my other favorites are the carrot ginger detox salad and the kale apple salad.


curry chickpea cous cous


I used Israeli cous cous to keep the recipe true to the whole foods version.  I know cous cous is not gluten free, but I really do think buckwheat or quinoa could be used in place of the cous cous if you wanted to keep the recipe gluten free.

However, keep in mind that buckwheat will take longer to cook than the cous cous will.

We ate this cold like a salad, but you can most definitely warm it up if you prefer.  It’s simple to make too.

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Green Curry with Chickpeas

Disclaimer: This post has been sponsored by USA Pulses and Pulse Canada, but opinions are all my own.

I don’t know about you, but Fall gets me in the mood for warmer dishes.  That is exactly what I have for you today with this Green Curry with Chickpeas.  The warm spices from the curry paste plus the protein from the chickpeas make this a hearty and satisfying dish!

green curry with chickpeas

This recipe can be served on it’s own, over rice, or you can re-purpose it into a wrap with rice for leftovers.  It also happens to be gluten free in addition to being vegan.

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Sweet Potato Chickpea Stir Fry (Vegan)

I am super excited to share this Sweet Potato Chickpea Stir Fry recipe since it contains many of my favorite foods! I could seriously live on sweet potatoes and chickpeas.

This recipe is great for so many reasons.  It makes A LOT of food, so it’s great if you batch cook and freeze some meals.  It’s also very inexpensive to make.


sweet potato chickpea stir fry


This sweet potato chickpea stir fry is vegan and gluten free.  It’s also very versatile.  I think you can add other veggies in here as well.  I think red bell peppers or kale would be nice additions.

I like to make large batch recipes like this and then freeze in serving sized portions. Then I can just grab and thaw exactly what I need, instead of thawing out this gigantic container and only using a little.

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Sweet Potato Chickpea Tots

I had these Sweet Potato Chickpea Tots while in Napa a few weeks ago.  They were so delicious and they are very kid friendly.  A great way to sneak some veggies and beans into your kids.  The original recipe came from Bellingham Middle School in MA, which is ironically next to the town I grew up in!  I made a few changes to the original recipe, and I think they came out great!  I topped them with my Homemade BBQ Sauce.  I hope you enjoy them as much as we did!

Sweet Potato Chickpea Tots - My Whole Food Life

This recipe makes a lot of tots, but they do freeze very well.  To freeze, simply lay them on a lined baking sheet and place in the freezer.  Once frozen, you can pop them into a ziplock bag and freeze them for up to 6 months.  These healthy tots are also gluten free and vegan.

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