Purple Sweet Potato & White Bean Hummus

This recipe was born out of desperation.  You see, my daughter eats hummus and carrot sticks in her lunch everyday.  I’ve been making chickpea hummus, at least two batches each week, for many years now.  But when I opened my pantry last week to get the ingredients, there were no chickpeas! Continue reading

Butternut Squash & 3-Bean Chili

Every Fall, I eagerly anticipate the arrival of the first butternut squashes at the farmers market.  Some of my favorite recipes rely on this popular squash, and I find myself craving those dishes when I begin to tire of juicy tomatoes at the end of the summer. Continue reading

Spicy Curried Hummus

I’m beginning to push the boundaries of my hummus obsession.  No longer are plain and garlic-flavored hummus favored in my house.  Even my daughter is demanding bold combinations.  It’s time to mix things up and get a bit crazy in the kitchen! Continue reading

Soom Chocolate Tahini Brownies

IF STRANDED ON A DESERT ISLAND WITH ONLY TWO FOODS…WHAT WOULD THOSE BE???
You know me well enough by now.  Don’t you?
Chocolate and Tahini.  Dark chocolate, to be exact.  And silky-smooth tahini.
What is it about these two foods?  I crave them, they make me feel good.  And why wouldn’t they?  Both dark chocolate and tahini are superfoods, they contain vitamins and minerals that make my body feel its best, day after day. Continue reading