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Rosemary, Parsley, and Basil Hummus

Creamy chickpeas blended with rosemary, parsley, and fresh basil. I love hummus and this one is one of my favorites!  Yield: 2 cups of hummus For the Hummus: 1 can chickpeas; drained and rinsed 1/2 cup fresh parsley 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves 1/2 tsp. rosemary 1/2 a lemon; juiced salt; to taste olive oil, to taste; add as needed  Preparation: For the hummus:  Wash and pat … Continue reading Rosemary, Parsley, and Basil Hummus

Citrus Shrimp Salad Stuffed Peppers

The fresh citrus zest really brightens up this dish, and served in cute and colorful bell peppers it’s an all in one go to recipe! Note: To zest the lemon and lime, wash well and dry. Carefully using a micro plane, gently rub the fruit along the grater until you get to the white of the inner peel and stop. Continue all the way around until … Continue reading Citrus Shrimp Salad Stuffed Peppers

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Roasted Chickpea Hummus with Yellow Bell Peppers, Garlic, and Rosemary

I love, love, love hummus. It’s healthy, you can mix it with anything. It’s fast and easy to make. I love this dip with the sweetness of the yellow bell pepper, the fresh garlic, and rosemary to tie it altogether. Ingredients: 2 cans of chickpeas, or garbanzo beans; drained and rinsed 1 yellow bell pepper 3 garlic cloves, peeled and minced olive oil 1/2 tbsp. … Continue reading Roasted Chickpea Hummus with Yellow Bell Peppers, Garlic, and Rosemary

Spicy Roasted Kale Chips 

Kale is one of my favorite ingredients, and roasting them in the oven makes them light and crispy. These kale chips are a healthy snack ready in 30 minutes! You can also use this method for any greens. Ingredients: 2 cups of kale 1 tsp. garlic powder 1 tsp. nutritional yeast 1 tsp. sea salt 1 tsp. red pepper flakes olive oil Preparation: Wash the … Continue reading Spicy Roasted Kale Chips 

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Fresh Mint and Cilantro Greek Yogurt Dip

This dip is packed with fresh herbs, and smells amazing.  The greek yogurt compliments the herbs with the touch of lemon juice. Its creamy, tangy, and perfect with naan bread and fresh vegetables. Ingredients: 1 cup fresh mint leaves; minced 1 cup fresh cilantro leaves; minced 2 garlic cloves; minced 1/3 cup white onion; diced ½ lemon; juiced 1 cup plain greek yogurt pepper to … Continue reading Fresh Mint and Cilantro Greek Yogurt Dip

Three Olive Blend Cannellini Bean Dip

This is a great snack that’s perfect on sandwiches and wraps. You can also serve this with pita chips, and fresh-cut vegetables. Ingredients: 1 cannelloni beans; drained and rinsed 2 tbsp. olive oil; plus more 1/4 cup warm water 1 tbsp. fresh parsley 1/4 cup black olives 1/4 cup Kalamata olives; remove pits 1/4 cup green olives 1/4 tsp. paprika 2 garlic cloves Preparation: Wash the … Continue reading Three Olive Blend Cannellini Bean Dip

Apricots and Honey Drizzled Dates Filled with Cream Cheese

This appetizer is a simple, elegant dish that’s perfect for parties. Six ingredients, a little preparation, and you’re ready to impress. Note: You can also bake these at 250*F for 15-20 minutes, so the dates are warm, the cheese is gooey and soft. Drizzle the honey after you pull them from the oven. Ingredients: 12 dates; pitted and cut in half 1-2 ounces cream cheese … Continue reading Apricots and Honey Drizzled Dates Filled with Cream Cheese