Full of protein, as well as fertility-boosting folate, calcium, potassium and iron, this flavorful dish can be served on the side or as an appetizer either warm or cold. It's also fast and easy-to-make. Note that although the recipe is titled "spicy," it's actually very mild.

1 10 oz can of garbanzo beans, drained
1 onion, diced
4 garlic cloves, minced
1 tsp turmeric
1 tsp paprika
1/4 tsp pepper
1/4 tsp salt
2 Tbsp olive oil


1. Place olive oil in a pot, add diced onion and cook on medium-high heat for 5 minutes, stirring regularly.

2. Add minced garlic and spices and mix well.

3. Add garbanzo beans and cook for 5 minutes.

TIP: You can use curry or cayenne pepper for a stronger flavor.

This recipe, along with others, can be found on our website www.fertilekitchen.com. It's our most popular dish when we give talks and workshops in support of our book (The Fertile Kitchen® Cookbook: Simple Recipes for Optimizing Your Fertility).