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3 Crowd Pleasing Dips For Sunday Night Football

Different flavors of hummus

Football season is here and you know what that means: dip season has arrived. With so many ways to snack, it might feel absolutely impossible to choose the dip that’s right for your Sunday night football party. But worry not! We’ve provided four stellar dip recipes that will make Football gatherings a cinch.

Greek Yogurt Dips
Healthy, zesty, yet refreshing, Greek yogurt dips are a classic favorite that offer a healthful twist to the traditional chip and dip combination. And the best part is that minimal ingredients are required for this flavorful Greek yogurt dip recipe.
To make this dip, combine Greek yogurt, finely diced cucumber, salt, pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, a (more…)

26 Oct 2015

Heart-Healthy Hummus A Guilt-Free Indulgence

Roasted garlic hummus dip

It’s no secret that the salsa and dip aisle in the average American grocery store is laden with temptations that many find hard to overcome. When faced with options from a truckload of salsa brands, french onion dip brands, bean dip brands, and so on all in the same section, it can be easy to convince yourself that you’ll eat the dips with veggies instead of chips to make them “healthy.” There’s also no denying the fact that vegetables are often more palatable as a snack if paired with another flavor, making it even harder to keep those calorie-count killers out of your shopping cart. Still, it’s important to keep an eye on sodium, sugar, and fat contents to make sure that you aren’t negating the benefits of the (more…)

26 Oct 2015

What You May Not Have Known About Hummus

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For anyone who has enjoyed aroma of roasted garlic hummus dip wafting from the kitchen, they may be surprised to learn that hummus, which is now a dominant force in the spreads and dips industry, was not always the refrigerator powerhouse it is today. It was first introduced to the United States in the mid 1960s and 1970s but was somewhat cast aside as a heath food and relegated to the shelves of small health food stores throughout the country. This was most likely due to the nutritional value found in the average hummus dip. The traditionally Middle Eastern spread which is made of chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice and salt, is said to have a percentage of the recommended daily intake (more…)

17 Feb 2014