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Other Ways To Use Plain Apple Cider This Fall

Warmed up apple cider on a cold day under a blanket can be comforting, but are there other things you can do with apple cider besides drink it? Surprisingly I think it can be added in a few different ways to your meals and even added to baking recipes. Besides, it might be best to …

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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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Summer Is The Time For Salads: Mint and Lemon Orzo Salad

In the summertime many people want to have quick and refreshing meals so that they can enjoy the fun in the sun as long as possible. Salads that can be made ahead and even taste good the next day (like tabbouleh) are a wonderful edition to your kitchen in the summer. On nights where there …

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Colorful Fresh Vegetable and Tuna Salad (Without Mayo)

Having a tuna salad sandwich tends to bring some nostalgia back to when I had it as a kid for lunch at school. Of course as a kid I didn't care as much about all the globs of mayo being put in the tuna and adding to the fat content. However, now that I am …

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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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