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Make Your Own Hummus; Sun-Dried Tomato & Basil Hummus Recipe & Video

If you love hummus, and have never tried making it at home, now is the time to try. It is incredibly simple, easy, and quick. You can start with a basic hummus recipe or even the recipe I am sharing here with you today which is sun-dried tomato, basil hummus with roasted garlic.

Hummus is a traditional Lebanese appetizer (mezze) that has become very popular here in North America. I am convinced that when I was growing up hummus wasn’t nearly as popular. Why do I think this? Because there are so many more brands and different flavours to choose from in the grocery store today. I think this is great, because hummus is healthy and incredibly delicious. Continue reading

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Homemade Baba Ganoush Recipe

Baba ganoush, baba ghanoush, baba ganouj.  However you choose to spell it.  I don’t really care how you spell it.  I just care how it tastes and it tastes incredible. Smokey Lebanese eggplant dip.

If you are one of the many who think they don’t like baba ganoush or eggplants at all please continue reading. Continue reading

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Sprouted Chickpea Baked Falafel

This is a twist on traditional Lebanese falafel.  My recipe still uses chickpeas and fava beans like many Lebanese recipes.  Where this version differs is the chickpeas and the cooking method.  I used sprouted chickpeas, and baked the falafel with no oil, instead of the traditional cooking method of deep frying.

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Spinach Hummus

Happy St-Patrick's day. Here is a classic recipe for you to try turned green. Everything is better green, not only on St-Patrick's day. Well that's usually how I feel anyways.

Hummus. I don't think I know anyone who doesn't love hummus. Except maybe my friend who grew up with a health food nut dad who forced him to eat tahini on toast as a child.  I think he was slighlty traumatised by this experience and avoids anything with tahini in it at all costs. 

No matter what your daily diet consists of chances are you like hummus.  If you have never tried it., what are you waiting for? If you don't like hummus I don't think your eating the right kind.  

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