Lentil Bruschetta Dip

Lentil Bruschetta Dip

My friend, Christine, told me about this recipe on our walk the other day. I was telling her about how I bought the pre-cooked, ready-to-eat Steamed Lentils from Trader Joe's and didn't know what the heck to do with them. "Emily, you have GOT to try the Lentil Bruschetta Dip. It's a thing now. It's gone viral."

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Jicama Fries

Jicama Fries

Want a healthier alternative to french fries? Try jicama fries! Jicama is a root vegetable that tastes like a cross between an apple and a potato. It's crispy and juicy when you bite into it raw and contains a high amount of Vitamin C.

This recipe is very quick and easy to prepare. All you need is a jicama and ingredients that you can find in your spice rack.

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Zucchini Hummus

Zucchini Hummus

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cups zucchini (chopped)
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice (juice from 1-2 lemons)
  • 1/4-1/3 cup tahini
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic (peeled, minced)

Spice measurements are approximate...start with the amounts below and add more to taste (I used A LOT of cumin and paprika to kick it up a notch):

  • 1 tsp celtic sea salt
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp curry powder
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • Dash cayenne pepper

DIRECTIONS

Blend all ingredients (except tahini) in food processor. Add tahini to food processer and blend until smooth and creamy.

SERVING SUGGESTIONS

  • Wrap in collard leaves to make hummus wraps
  • Serve with raw veggies (i.e. carrots, cucumbers, celery, red bell peppers, broccoli)
  • Serve with pita bread, wraps or crackers