Send Your Taste Buds on a Flavorful Adventure

Written by Healthy Eater. Posted in Hummus dip recipe, Pico de gallo salsa, Sabra

Red pepper hummus
Did you know that the word “hummus” translates to “chickpeas” in Arabic? Modern hummus dip recipes can be traced back to 13th century Egypt, but it was not until the 1990s that hummus had a cultural impact on the United States. Today, hummus is readily available in several hummus brands and recipes because there are two important benefits of consuming this Middle Eastern food. - Various recipes. There are countless types of hummus available. Classic hummus, for example, consists of mashed chickpeas, tahini, and lemon juice, while spicy versions of hummus add chili peppers and red peppers to the classic recipe. Other versions of hummus include roasted garlic, spinach and artichoke, and sun dried tomato, all of

Hummus, How We Love Thee!

Written by Healthy Eater. Posted in Pico de gallo salsa, Salsa brands, Salsa calories

Classic salsa
Hummus is quickly becoming one of the most popular side dishes, appetizers, and dips. At any given moment you may find it being served and fine restaurants, Super Bowl parities, or book club meetings. Consumption of this versatile dip has increased dramatically in the United States with sales exceeding $300 million. There was even a hummus entry in the Guinness Book of World Records, with the record setting plate weighing more than 4 tons. Here is some additional information about the wildly popular hummus dip. All hummus dip is made from chickpeas. Depending on your tastes however, there are many different hummus recipes and flavors. Some prefer a traditional tahini hummus dip, while others opt for a roast

Five Fun Facts About Hummus Dips

Written by Healthy Eater. Posted in Garlic hummus, Pico de gallo salsa, Salsa dips

Hummus dips
Hummus dips and spreads are the latest health food craze sweeping the nation. This food, made from ground chickpeas, is popular as a dip and a spread and comes in a variety of flavors. But do you know where hummus came from or how it became so popular? If not, then check out these five fun facts about hummus dips below: 1. Hummus is made from chickpeas, also known as garbanzo beans. Chickpeas were brought to the Middle East by the ancient Phoenicians. That means they began cultivating this legume, or bean, about 7,000 years ago! Hummus and chickpeas have a long history in the Middle East, and chickpeas are commonly used in dishes all across the Near East and the Mediterranean. 2. Hummus literally means “chickpeas”–that’s the Arabic word for them. In America and many other Western countries, we simply know the