White Bean Hummus by Hand

Prepare yourself for an overwhelming amount of granite/fake granite in these pictures! I made a big batch of white beans and had trouble using them up. Some went into soup, others went on tacos. I didn’t feel like adding any to pasta, so when my friend mentioned white bean hummus, I was inspired. My friend mixed her white beans with beets, and she said the result was delicious but that its color was off-putting. Given that this was my first … Continue reading

Muhammara: Red Pepper Dip

Remember when I told you about some of the foods I hate but wish I liked? Well, my tastes have evolved quite a bit since I shared that post a year and a half ago… who knew that was possible?! First, I shared my new love of mint in mint infused water and mojitos. Then I fell for salmon, baked in parchment paper or broiled with orange cream. And now, bell peppers. I really never saw this day coming. I … Continue reading

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