Pesto & Hummus for Lovers.

I have recently discovered that I’m slightly sensitive to garlic. Especially the volume of garlic they use in restaurants. What are they doing ~ marinating the food in a garlic oil bath? It’s just too much, along with all the oil, sugar and salt. It’s like they don’t trust that we’ll come back to their restaurant unless they show all their cards in every single … Continue reading Pesto & Hummus for Lovers.

holy moly, it’s hummumole!

bet you can guess what hummumole ~ or say, guacahummus ~ might be, can’t ya? it’s so pretty and so yummy!!!  and boy is it healthy.  if you can’t decide whether to serve hummus or guacamole ~ serve both! here’s how! directions in a food processor, add a can of garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed, 2 cloves of garlic, one or two jalapenos, seeded, 1/3 cup … Continue reading holy moly, it’s hummumole!

spinach and cannellini dip.

this is an amazingly healthy recipe, and quite full of flavor too.  this is another “giada” recipe, from her healthy cookbook ~ here’s what you need… 2 bags of organic baby spinach 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed juice of a lemon (or two) S&P olive oil balsamic vinegar (the white kind, if you’ve got it) directions heat olive oil in … Continue reading spinach and cannellini dip.