Have you heard about the Cosmic Crisp? It’s the latest apple to hit the market, and there’s press everywhere.
My friend Josh texted me, asking if I was a fan of dipping apples in hummus. He enjoyed it, but his wife and teenager thought it was gross. I had never considered such a combination, and I told him that, and then expressed my excitement in trying it.
And now I’ve tried it. What did I think? Read the rest of this entry »
I’m always on the hunt for new snack ideas. Fresh vegetables are a tried-and-true mainstay in my snack game, but fresh vegetables aren’t always available, and sometimes they don’t travel well.
There are lots of veggie-based snacks at the store, but many fall into a category that’s a pet peeve of mine, where they’re labeled as Read the rest of this entry »
A little while ago, I shared my easy-peasy recipe for roasted garbanzo beans. This post is another roasted bean recipe… but with different beans. So ignore that sense of deja vu, because this post isn’t a rerun. It’s more like a sequel. Or, to use Hollywood vernacular, it’s a ‘reboot’ or a ‘reimagining.’
The beans I roasted this time were black eyed peas (which are in fact Read the rest of this entry »
Garbanzo beans (also known as chickpeas) are quite healthy. They’re a good source of fiber and protein, and studies have suggested they can help you regulate your blood sugar and curb your appetite. And here’s an easy, fool-proof way to add them to your diet: by roasting them! It couldn’t be easier. Read the rest of this entry »
Here’s an easy, healthy snack for when you’re craving potato chips but don’t want all the carbs: eggplant chips! All you need are Japanese eggplants, and a few things you probably already have in your cupboard.
Potatoes have about 3 times the carbs that eggplants have (17 grams vs. 6 grams, respectively, per 100 grams), so it Read the rest of this entry »