Slow Cooker Mediterranean Chickpea Chili

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mediterranean chickpea chili
This chili recipe is a simple, delicious and nutritious recipe that is high in fiber and protein and is a healthier alternative to chili featuring red meat.
A Mediterranean diet has been shown to decrease the risk of heart disease and Type 2 diabetes and lowers blood pressure. The Mediterranean diet was ranked the best plant-based diet and the third best diet overall.
Feta cheese contains less lactose than other dairy products, making it a good cheese to consume in small portions if you have lactose intolerance. Chickpeas are a great source of protein, fiber, vitamins and minerals. Also known as garbanzo beans, each cup has about 15 grams of protein.
This recipe is great to meal prep for the family to eat all week. You can even freeze certain amounts of it to save for when you need a quick meal on your busiest days.
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