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Jamie Sheahan, MS, RD
Portion size: 1/4 cup
- 1 can 14.5/15 ounces chickpeas, drained and rinsed
- 1 large lemon juiced (about 2 tablespoons juice)
- 1 teaspoon cumin ( I tend to use a heaping teaspoon– I love cumin!)
- 1 tablespoon garlic infused oil
- water to thin (about 2-3 tablespoons)
- Corn tortillas, carrot sticks, red pepper strips to serve
- Add chickpeas, lemon juice, cumin, garlic infused oil into a blender or food processor fit with a steel blade.
- Blend mixture until creamy–adding water to desired consistency
Almonds are considered to be one of the most domesticated tree nuts, and for good reason. Packed with a variety of essential vitamins, minerals, and healthy monounsaturated fatty acids, such qualities make almonds one of the most prized snacks in the world. Apart from a wonderfully satisfying crunch factor, an ounce of almonds, approximately 25 whole, provides 12% of our necessary daily protein. In addition, almonds are a rich source of vitamin E, B vitamins, and key minerals such as calcium, magnesium, and potassium. Rich in monounsaturated fatty acids, this snack is guaranteed provide the satiety factor you desire. Read On...
Studies show that kids who are involved in meal preparation are more likely to have healthy eating habits later in life. Involve you kids whenever you can- anywhere from helping out in the backyard garden, to clearing the table. Read On...