TIP OF THE DAY: National Hummus Day: Try A New Brand!

[1] Black Garlic, one of 11 delicious flavors of Hope Hummus (photo courtesy Hope Foods). [2] One of our favorite ways to serve hummus: topped with salad ingredients and, as a lunch dish, with a hard-boied egg (photo courtesy Shayla | NOLA). [3] Woo hoo, chocolate hummus (photo courtesy Hope Foods).   May 13th is… Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: National Hummus Day: Try A New Brand!”

PRODUCT: Good Zebra Gourmet Animal Crackers

Spirit animals await you, in chai, lemon and vanilla. Photos courtesy Good Zebra.   Good Zebra calls their animal crackers ?spirit animal crackers.? That?s because their four varieties represent different spirit animals. You can take the quiz to find your spirit animal?a totem representing you in the animal kingdom. A totem is a spirit being,… Continue reading “PRODUCT: Good Zebra Gourmet Animal Crackers”

PRODUCT: Easy Coconut Macaroon Mix For Passover

Macaroons are a delicious cookie year-round. The originals were invented by Italian monks from ground almonds. The name derives from the Italian maccherone. Italian Jews adopted the cookie for eight-day observation of Passover, because it was free of restricted ingredients like flour and leavening. The macaroon was introduced to other European Jews and became popular… Continue reading “PRODUCT: Easy Coconut Macaroon Mix For Passover”

TIP OF THE DAY: Cook Sorghum For Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

When we first saw the word sorghum, it was as a tween, in the reading of ?Gone With The Wind.? There was no sugar available in the blockaded, war-torn South, so Scarlett O?Hara sweetened her coffee substitute, chicory, with sorghum syrup, a molasses substitute. For decades, we thought of sorghum as a sweetener. After all,… Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: Cook Sorghum For Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner”

TIP OF THE DAY: Banza Chickpea Pasta

Enjoy your favorite pasta dishes with more protein and fiber, fewer carbs, and no gluten! [1] Penne Bolognese. [2] Mac and Cheese. [3] A box of rotini, one of five Banza pasta shapes (all photos courtesy Banza). [4] Fresh chickpeas in the pod (photo courtesy Melissa?s).   Toward the end of 2016, we went on… Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: Banza Chickpea Pasta”