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Tahini Hummus The Delicious Not So Guilty Pleasure

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Tahini is a flavorful paste and/or dip made from ground and hulled or unhulled sesame seeds and is often used in Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, and North African cuisine. Though it is often served with other classic Mediterranean dishes such as baba ghanoush and halva.

Unhulled tahini is made from whole sesame seeds, retaining more of its nutritional value. Hulled tahini, while still tasty, is stripped of most of its nutritional value due to the hulling process.

Both varieties are often combined with another Mediterranean staple, hummus, to make tahini hummus dip. Hummus is made from ground chickpeas, garlic, sea salt, lemon, and olive oil. However, hummus dips are often combine with other (more…)

18 Dec 2014

How to Make Authentic Mexican Salsa in 5 Steps

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Have you ever wondered how to make authentic Mexican salsa? If not, you probably should: Salsa nutritional facts are encouraging (a 2-tablspoon serving has as few as 10 calories), and there are plenty of delicious recipes using salsa that go far beyond the standard bag of tortilla chips.

There are many different types of salsa, but some of the easiest to make at home are pica de gallo salsa dips. Also known as salsa fresca or salsa Mexicana, this traditional salsa is made with just a few raw ingredients that are easy to throw together for use in a wide variety of meals. Here’s a beginner-friendly guide of how to make authentic Mexican salsa in five steps and just (more…)

08 Dec 2014