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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

Banana Muffins with Whole Wheat and Rye Flour

Banana Muffins with Whole Wheat and Rye Banana muffins are so great in the morning or as a snack after a workout. Packed with flavor, moist, and sweet. These are on a regular rotation for me. I make a batch of these and have them for a treat with my lunches at work! Yield: 8 muffins Ingredients: 2 bananas 2 tbsp. honey 1 egg ½ … Continue reading Banana Muffins with Whole Wheat and Rye Flour

Peanut Butter Protein Balls with Coconut, Pecans, and Honey

This no bake treat is so delicious. I’m a sucker for peanut butter, and this snack packs good protein punch. Shredded coconut flakes with sweet honey and pecans make this a real treat. Yield: 26 x 1″ balls Ingredients: 1 cup natural peanut butter 1 tbsp. crushed pecans 3 tbsp. honey 1/3 cup unsweetened coconut 1 1/2 cups whole rolled oats 2 tbsp. protein powder … Continue reading Peanut Butter Protein Balls with Coconut, Pecans, and Honey

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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

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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

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 Greek Yogurt Dip with Cumin and Coriander

This dip is excellent with naan bread, pita sandwiches, grilled meats and vegetables. Its base is greek yogurt.  Blending fresh mint leaves and a few spices together; its ready in minutes. This dip pairs well with Indian or Greek cuisine. Yield: 1 cup Ingredients: 1 cup plain Greek yogurt 2 tbsp fresh mint leaves; minced 1 tsp. cumin 1 tsp. coriander 1 tsp. cinnamon 1 … Continue reading  Greek Yogurt Dip with Cumin and Coriander

Navy Bean Queso Dip with Fresh Cilantro

I absolutely love this dip! This queso was a labor of love to get just the right consistency and flavor I was looking for. When I want to make nachos, or enchiladas, this is my go to recipe. This easy homemade “cheese” dip is wonderful right off the stove.  Ingredients: 2 cups navy beans 1/2 lemon; juiced 3 scallions, chopped 1/2 cup. cilantro, minced 1/2 … Continue reading Navy Bean Queso Dip with Fresh Cilantro