6-Minute Chickpea Pesto Pasta w/ Brussels Sprouts

Happy Saturday! I am up bright and early with coffee in hand and an Iced Gingerbread Clif Bar ready to blog! Have you tried the Iced Gingerbread Clif Bars??? Listen, I use to steer clear of Clif Bars because I knew they were high in sugar and carbs, blah blah blahhhh. But guess what? I have been challenging all food fears I use to have this year and man am I feeling good! You already know 2018 was a big year for me and this is just another thing to add to the list 🙂

And p.s. holycrapclifbarsaresogoodwhydidievernoteatthem?


Anyways…I know you are here for the pasta! And man, oh, man is this pasta GOOD.

Bonus? It’s simple, quick, filling, and easy to make! Lettuce get to it —


6-Minute Chickpea Pesto Pasta w/ Brussels Sprouts

Serves 1 – but its easy to make more!

  • 1/2 C chickpea pasta (I used Banza)
  • 1 T green pesto
  • 1 T olive oil
  • 1 bag steamable brussels sprouts
  • salt & garlic powder to taste

Cook pasta according to package, throw those brussels in the microwave for 5 minutes, remove pasta from heat & drain water once cooked, add in pesto, olive oil, brussels sprouts, and sprinkle with salt and garlic powder. BOOM – Done!

Also, you should eat it with sourdough bread because you can never have enough carbs, ya know?