Homemade Hummus

March 26, 2014 by  

Homemade Hummus is inexpensive and delicious! Making your own homemade hummus is easy, healthy, and wonderful! The Cooks Next Door share this great recipe. You can easily change it up by adding roasted red pepper, fresh cilantro, or jalapeño for delicious flavor. Hummus not only makes a fabulous snack served with vegetables, pita, or chips, but it also makes a … Continue reading

15 Kitchen Tips, Tricks, & Shortcuts

March 8, 2014 by  

Everyone needs shortcuts in the kitchen! 15 Kitchen Shortcuts to make cooking simpler, to maximize your ingredients, and to save time: 1) Put a slice of bread in  your brown sugar to keep it soft. 2) Freeze your leftover wine in ice cube trays to use in sauces or soups. 3) Microwave your citrus fruits before juicing for optimal juice … Continue reading

Healthy Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

January 18, 2014 by  

An easy to make, healthy, dessert that you can enjoy! With new diets in full swing, it can be hard to find a healthy treat to beat those sugar cravings. These easy to make, delicious to eat Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups are sure to give you that fix. The Cooks Next Door shared this healthy recipe and we are impressed! … Continue reading

Snack Mix with Coconut Oil

November 11, 2013 by  

Snack Mix with Coconut Oil My parents recently became vegan for health reasons and coconut oil has been a lifesaver! Not only is it nutritious and has amazing benefits for everyone, but it also can be used in place of butter in this popular snack mix. It’s awesome to be able to serve great, easy snacks that work for various … Continue reading

Hearty Coconut Oil Granola Recipe

October 24, 2013 by  

Granola makes for a nutritious and hearty breakfast or snack. Using coconut oil in place of butter or other oils in granola not only adds great flavor but it is also nutritionally better! This simple granola (inspired by The Cooks Next Door) is easy to customize by using different types of nut or dried fruit. You can also use honey or … Continue reading