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Hummus Recipes

Hummus Recipes

Making hummus is easy.  Just combine all ingredients in a blender or food processor and blend until smooth. If the hummus is too thick, you can add a little water. You can eat it right away, but it will be better if you let it sit overnight to let the flavors meld....

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Health Benefits of Hummus

Health Benefits of Hummus

Hummus, a creamy dip from the Middle East has earned a reputation as a clean, healthy food—and it deserves it!  Each of the main ingredients--chickpeas, tahini (sesame paste), garlic, and olive oil--have their own health benefits.  And for those with food...

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Minted Spring Pea & Asparagus Salad

Minted Spring Pea & Asparagus Salad

2 1/2 cups shelled fresh green peas 1 cup fresh asparagus tips 1 small shallot, peeled and thinly sliced 1 small leek, cleaned, white part only, thinly sliced Zest and juice of 1 lemon 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 cup shredded fresh mint leaves Salt and freshly...

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Cooking with Kids

Cooking with Kids

If you’ve got a little one in your household who has been inspired by “MasterChef Junior,” here are a few tips to get you started cooking with them. Set aside enough time - expect everything to take longer than it usually would normally, especially with younger...

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Tomato Jam

Tomato Jam

Yum Ingredients 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon finely chopped shallots/onions 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic ¾ cup finely chopped tomato 2 tablespoons water 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar Salt and pepper to taste Instructions Heat a small nonstick skillet...

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Red Quinoa Salad

Red Quinoa Salad

Ingredients: 1 cup uncooked red quinoa 1/3 cup olive oil 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 1 1/2 teaspoons finely minced shallots 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 2 cups (1/2-inch) diced seeded tomato 1/2 cup (1/2-inch) diced seeded...

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