Summer tomato crostini are an easy and delicious appetizer or side dish full of herby flavors and sweet, colorful tomatoes.
Celebrate the Spring Equinox by enjoying the bounty of the cool-season garden. This inspired hummus is a wonderful take on a traditional classic utilizing the best of the season. Great served with fresh spring veggies and flatbread, this hummus is delicious with roasted cauliflower, baked fish, or grilled chicken too.
If spinach artichoke dip is a requested staple, you wont be disappointed with this healthier variation. Spinach artichoke hummus is a dairy-free, protein-rich full of fresh flavors (or pantry staples). Enjoy with warm flatbread, toasted crostini, carrots, steamed artichokes, and radishes.
One of my favorite fruit to enjoy is a decadent ripe mango. My mouth is watering just thinking about the sweet sticky juice and rich flesh. Combining mango with heart-healthy turmeric, this hummus recipe is a sweet version of the savory classic. Great as a stand alone option, I also enjoy pairing this hummus in protein bowls with quinoa, flaky fish, and lots of fresh veggies.
While hummus in our household is most often of the savory variety, the occasional sweet treat is always welcome. Full of protein and no processed sugar, chocolate hummus is one way to flip the script on all your previous ideas of what you can make with garbanzo beans. I added local honey, vanilla extract, and instant espresso powder for a rich dip that goes well with fresh strawberries, bananas, and of course your favorite cookie.
Herb roasted garlic pairs with Yotam Ottolenghi's lemon paste for a savory combination on the classic hummus dip. The bright and concentrated flavor of the lemon paste elevates the hummus for a mouth-watering combination that is best served with fresh herbs and warm flatbread.
Fresh sweet shelling peas picked straight off the vine bring an earthy green freshness to hummus. Seasoned with fresh dill, lemon, and a small garlic clove, this hummus brings out the subtle flavors of spring (which comes early in Southern California). Since we plant peas for the spring and fall seasons, this is a favorite hummus version throughout the cool seasons.