What Magic Turns a Dip into Hummus?

What Magic Turns a Dip into Hummus?

What is Hummus? According to Sabra, the leading seller of hummus dips in the US, the FDA needs to weigh in and define hummus so that consumers will be protected from fakes. According to Sabra, a dip should only be … Continue reading

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Brunch Today? Try Shakshuka Eggs in Rich Tomato Sauce

Brunch Today? Try Shakshuka Eggs in Rich Tomato Sauce

Shakshuka is a Mediterranean dish consisting of eggs poached in tomato and pepper sauce. It’s easy to make, filling, and makes for a perfect main dish on a lazy Sunday brunch. Shakshuka is best served with freshly baked bread or … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Recipe – Dad’s Raw Energy Balls

Father’s Day Recipe – Dad’s Raw Energy Balls

Happy Father’s Day! Here’s a recipe for a snack that dads moms AND kids love. It has only 7 ingredients. The nutty crunch is balanced by the chewy dates and raisins – true flavor explosion in your mouth. These energy … Continue reading

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The Virtues of Hummus [Secret Family Recipe Included]

The Virtues of Hummus [Secret Family Recipe Included]

Who hasn’t heard of hummus? It’s all the rage in nutrition circles, as more consumers are discovering theĀ MediterraneanĀ bean dip and incorporating into their diet. The two leading brands, Tribe and Sabra have seen explosive growth in the last few years … Continue reading

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Seven Delicious Peanut Butter Alternatives

Seven Delicious Peanut Butter Alternatives

Unless you’ve been hiding in a cave since New Year’s, you’ve surely heard of the recent salmonella outbreak linked to peanut butter. In this post: 1. A quick recap of the facts. 2. Seven healthy alternatives, including tahini, almond butter … Continue reading

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Butter Alternatives

Butter Alternatives

We posted earlier today with some bread buying advice; now it’s time for the spread. Dr. Kristie Leong over at HealthMad published 2 great posts today: 1. Butter vs. Margarine – Margarine can be a source for trans fats, but … Continue reading

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