I’m always on the hunt for new dip ideas. This was an experiment I am quite pleased with. It is quick, filling and delicious, not to mention healthy!
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Makes 6-10 tortillas, depending on how much you stuff them
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This makes 2 big hot pockets. I eat about half of one. So this can serve anywhere from 2 to 4 people.
Add all ingredients to a food processor and process until smooth. The quinoa will give it texture, in addition to lots of protein and fiber.
Eat this straight or with sliced apples.
This bean dip is packed with fiber, calcium, protein, iron and vitamins A and C. The flavor of the spinach is masked by the salsa and cumin, so it a great way to add nutrition to a delicious snack.
Peel leather off pan; let cool completely on a wire rack. Roll up leather; store in a zip-top plastic bag.
Here’s an easy way to bake your own tortilla chips!
A low-fat snack alternative to cocktail nuts, these spicy beans also taste great tossed in salads.
Source: Chet’s Recipes 2 cups cooked chickpeas, drained well 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1/2 teaspoon cumin 1/2 teaspoon coriander 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper This couldn’t be simpler to make, especially if you use the canned peas. Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Mix the peas with the seasonings and spread them out evenly on a […]
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Take a potato and slice it as thinly as possible (hard to do, but easier with a good knife). Then you spray a microwavable plate with non-stick spray, arrange the slices on it, not touching each other, and then microwave them until they start to turn brown around the edges (can take around 10 minutes, […]
Keep a supply of both of these on hand in the freezer to use for snacks or in recipes in place of nuts and seeds.
Chickpea Snack Submitted by: Shelley G. Chickpeas are such a great food. I like to mix canned chickpeas with lime juice, fresh cilantro, garlic, and cumin (or chili powder). It’s a great snack and makes a refreshing salad if you chill it and serve it with romaine lettuce and tomato wedges.
- Hot Layered HummusI can get pretty stubborn about food. Once I think I don’t like an ingredient or a dish, I will avoid it forever if I don’t make myself, from time to time, retry the foods that I’ve had bad experiences with. Call it a very low-risk act of courage. If I can face cilantro or […]
- Seeds of a Sea ChangeA while back someone on McDougall Friends started a thread asking how long or how many times others had been exposed to information about a plant-based diet before taking the plunge. Lots of people had a simple answer such as “after I saw Forks Over Knives.” Another remarked that it happened both all at once […]