3 Things You Might Not Have Known About Salsa

November 4, 2014 Pico de gallo salsaSalsa caloriesSalsa dip  No comments

Classic salsa

There are probably very few people in the United States who haven’t sat down at a table at a Mexican restaurant and scarfed down some salsa with warm tortilla chips. But there’s a lot to this simple snack food you probably don’t know about:

  1. Salsa Is a Dieter’s Dream

    Salsa is extremely low in calories, making it an excellent snacking option for people are trying to diet. Depending on the type of salsa (and whether any sugar has been added to it), salsa has somewhere between 10 and 40 calories per 2-tablespoon serving.

    The calories can add up, however, if you add half a bag of tortilla chips. If you’re serious about dieting, try dipping veggies in your salsa, or portioning out a limited number of baked tortilla chips.

  2. There Are Many Different Type
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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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