Quick and Easy Baba Ghanoush

Baba¬†ghanoush is a totally delicious eggplant dip, and it is really easy to whip together. When the creamy eggplant is flavored with olive oil, lemon, cilantro, and sesame, it turns into a healthy, tasty, and surprisingly filling snack. I’ll definitely be nibbling on it during the next football game. Traditional baba¬†ghanoush is made with grilled eggplant, but you can cook your eggplant in the microwave for a speedier version. I had tiny eggplants, so I sliced them in half and … Continue reading

Hummus at Home

We recently bought a can of chickpeas. I don’t know why because I dislike chickpeas’ gritty texture. They have been banned from my salads! But I’m glad we bought them because it motivated me to finally try making hummus at home. And it’s delicious!! Unfortunately, I did not have any tahini (sesame seed paste), and Trader Joe’s (the only supermarket within walking distance of my apartment) did not carry it. No surprise there. So I decided to make my own. … Continue reading