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The Many Uses of Hummus (plus an easy recipe)

The Middle Eastern and Mediterranean classic spread called hummus can take many forms. It is a favorite of mine to just have as a platter for lunch with fresh veggies like carrots, cucumbers and peppers. Lately I have seen additional ingredients like beets and peas being mixed into regular hummus recipes, which sounds like a …

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Garlicky Baby Kale with Chickpeas, Tomatoes and Lemon

Kale. People tend to have a love/hate relationship with kale and it is understandable if you don't find interesting ways to use it. I have even seen it being used for pesto recipes which is a good way to sneak in dark leafy greens for your kids if you make it. I tend to like …

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My Weekly Health Tidbits: The Small But Mighty Chickpea

Chickpeas are pretty cool. They are high in fiber, vitamins and minerals, are gluten free and can be combined with grains to make a complete protein. Chickpeas have a long history of being used among various cultures from curries to hummus. I like to see the amount of versatility that chickpeas have- even vegans use …

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Chickpea and Quinoa Salad with Zesty Roasted Red Pepper

Quinoa is a beneficial product for those who aren't eating animal products since it is a complete protein. This means it contains all the essential amino acids we need to have. I like combining chickpeas with quinoa and other textures if I am not having animal products with it, because it creates an interesting meal. …

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Little Shrimp, Big Flavor: Roasted Honey-Lime-Garlic Shrimp over chickpea salad

I was able to tell that on WordPress, bloggers on there were liking my vegetarian posts and recipe, and now I will know to put more of that up on the site and make more vegetarian and vegan friendly meals. While this recipe with the shrimp is not exactly vegan, if you want it to …

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