Three Delicious and Healthy Party Snacks You Can Make with Hummus Spread

October 21, 2014 Best hummus recipeGarlic hummusHummus  No comments

Roasted garlic hummus

If you’re hosting an upcoming dinner party, don’t fall into the typical trap of buying a bunch of junk food and serving it as hors d’oeuvres. Taking the road less traveled and serving delicious, healthy food is one of your best ways to make your party stand out in the minds of your guests for a long time to come.

Now, if serving scrumptious but healthy hors d’oeuvres seems impossible to you, take heart. With a little creativity, a tub of your favorite hummus spread, and the willingness to try some new flavors, you’ll be able to make your next party one your guests — not to mention their taste buds — aren’t soon to forget.

Three Perfect Party Foods Made with Hummus Spread

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The Top 3 Questions About Microgreens, Answered

October 15, 2014 Crystal flowersMicrogreenMicrogreen growing  No comments

Edible flowers for salads

Microgreens: they sound like they belong on the Food Network, or perhaps on a trendy menu in a Portland restaurant. But microgreens can actually be a tasty and simple addition to your everyday culinary routine. Intrigued? Read on to get the answers to the three most frequently asked questions regarding this ingredient:

  1. What Are Microgreens?

    Despite their name, microgreens aren’t simply smaller leaves. Microgreens are the shoots of salad vegetables or herbs that are picked soon after developing, consisting of a stem plus leaves (don’t get them confused with sprouts; typically, they’re picked after the first true set of leaves emerge from the soil). Arugula, beet, bas

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