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Memorial Day 2013 – Recipes to inspire your BBQ Menu

Where did May go? Memorial Day weekend will be here in just 3 short days; now is the time to start planning for that inevitable BBQ that you will attend or host. Whether you are taking a dish to share at a friends or hosting a small gathering at home , here are some of our past recipes to inspire your BBQ menu. Happy Memorial Day! Read more

Pinto Bean & Avocado Hummus

My sister-in-law sent me THIS LINK to an avocado hummus recipe and I was instantly eager to try an avocado dip that wasn’t guacamole for once. Don’t get me wrong, I adore guacamole, and love even more just avocados o’natural, but I seem to have the hardest time finding good recipes for dips & spreads that contain avocado; for one reason or the other. Anyone out there have some ideas for me? Read more

Hummus Face Off

I’m a firm believer in DIY food. Things made at home just taste better and are, for the most part, less expensive than buying it pre-made in the store. For example, hummus. Making it at home allows you to have so much more control over the flavor, the texture, and allows you to experiment with different types of ingredients…and that is what Susan and I did for our Hummus Face Off. Read more

Hot Giardiniera Hummus

I love all things pickled and giardiniera is one of those pickled items that is a great accompaniment to sandwiches or salads…I’ve even added it to my pasta sauce before to give it a little kick. Giardiniera is an Italian or Italian-American relish of pickled vegetables in vinegar or oil. Read more

White Bean Hummus

Hummus is one of my favorite foodss to make at home. I love being able to make it fresh and have it for lunch and dinner and leftovers for a day or two. Spreading it on a brown rice tortilla, dipping veggies into it or serving on a salad, it is a great way to get protein, fiber, and fill you up. Read more

Oasis Cafe

With my last week of working in the loop looming, I knew I had to get my fill of my favorite lunch spots, and Oasis was at the top of my list. Located in the back of a jewelry store on Wabash and Washington (yes, a jewelry store), it’s really easy to miss if you aren’t paying attention. Read more