Preferred 3 to 1 in Taste Tests! Chicken & Chickpea Recipe. Vet Approved. Approved for All Lifestages. Chicken: Cage-Free Chicken, with no added hormones is high in protein, low in fat, low in cholesterol and provides an optimal source of protein and amino acids essential for muscle development. Chickpeas: Also known as Garbanzo Beans, Chickpeas are low glycemic legumes that are a great source of protein, folic acid, fiber, and the essential amino acid lysine. Folic Acid is very important for cardiovascular health and is needed for energy production. Fiber is important in aid.