Super Powered Sunday Smoothies

strawberry smoothie

If you don’t know what to serve for breakfast this morning … This health-promoting smoothie recipe provides a wonderful combination of flavors and nutrition to your healthiest way of eating. The addition of tahini helps keep you satiated for a longer period than your usual smoothie. Strawberry Smoothie  Prep and Cook Time: 5 minutes Ingredients: […]

Taking Hummus to New Horizons

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Roasted peppers are one of the most versatile ingredients to have on hand and also one of the easiest to make yourself. (You can buy jarred roasted peppers, but it’s much more cost- effective to pop some raw peppers into the oven.) And since most bell peppers are pretty big, one roasted pepper can go […]

Herbal Hummus 101

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One thing I always have in my pantry: chickpeas. One thing I always have in my refrigerator: tahini. Why? Because hummus is my go-to staple, no matter if I need a last-minute appetizer, a dish to take to a party, or a quick dinner. You just can’t go wrong with hummus. (I omitted garlic and […]

You Can’t Go Wrong With Roasted Eggplant

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Like Spanish tapas, the Arabic tradition of mezze involves small dishes that are hugely flavorful. Most are very simple to prepare – in fact, there are plenty of single-ingredient mezze, like the olives pictured here. There are also two- and three-ingredient small dishes that just involve a bit of spice or oil added to the […]