Growing up, my mom used to make this Turkish version of muammara every time we had people over. It is so flavorful from the garlic and spices and filling from the walnuts, you can’t have just one bite. Paired with toasted pita, crackers, or whatever you like, it gets your taste buds going. The only [...]
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This recipe is as easy as a homemade dip can get. The sweetness from the peas is deepened by the richness of the cheese. The scallions add a flavorful backdrop that makes the dip something to keep dipping in, again and again. Enjoy!
Avocadoes are a bit deal in my kitchen, and guacamole is a typical way for me to enjoy them. However, it never hurts to pack more nutrition into each bite and to spread out the fat among something relatively calorie-less. Kale makes a great accompaniment to the smooth, rich texture of the avocado. It brings [...]
Here is a great recipe for when you are on the run and want to pack the most nutrition in as possible without slaving away at some complicated dish. Just blend and spread is what I say. This broccoli cream sauce is just what I love to have around to toss in salads or eat [...]
Many party dips are deceivingly light. With each scoop, though, you are packing in the calories and unnecessarily so. Store-bought dips are not only packed with fat, since they often use cream cheese or mayonnaise as a base, but also with preservatives, colorings, and other additives. This recipe is for a creamy red pepper dip [...]
Whenever I first began eating a more plant-based diet, the avocado became a huge part of my life. I rarely ate it growing up, only in the occasional guacamole and never did I eat it by itself. It simply wasn’t something my parents ever though to buy or what I gravitated to when eating out. [...]
A condiment should never derail a diet, but many of us don’t know when to stop dipping, because serving sizes are never that clean cut. That’s why I’ve put together this simple homemade ketchup that you can whip up without laboring over the stove, risking your fries going frigid.
For some reason, all my local grocer has is purple basil leaves. Granted I had some mint on hand to garnish this pesto dip, otherwise, it has a purple tint through and through. It tastes fantastic nonetheless. This dish is a result of wanting to have a creamy pesto but without nuts or cheese. Both [...]
This vegan cheese party dip will attract taste buds young and old at the next party, and it’s vegan! Normal butter works well – that’s how I usually make it – but vegan butter fits the bill just fabulously. Served warm or cold, the cauliflower dip is packed with flavor despite the few ingredients. Dig [...]
The go-to lunch or snack in my kitchen is collard or kale wraps. I’ll remove the middle stem and use each half to wrap around whatever is hanging out in the fridge that pairs well together. Doing this ensures you fulfill your green quotient for the day whilst taking advantage of what you already have, [...]