Easy & Delicious Basil Pesto Recipe

Easy & Delicious Basil Pesto Recipe

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The lazy days of summer are here and I’m often wondering what to make for dinner. It is great when I can pull out some homemade basil pesto from the freezer and make something delicious. I make this recipe quite a lot because my basil plant is growing like crazy. It takes about 10 minutes-that […]

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Broccoli addiction & recipe

Broccoli addiction & recipe

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I have an insane broccoli addiction that has existed since I can remember… It’s one of the vegetables I can eat everyday and will never get tired of. For the last year, or so, I have been averaging three packs of broccoli a week. Yes.. a week. It’s where I get most of my greens […]

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Cooking Tips

Cooking Tips

Hello friends, Hope you all are doing well! Today I am going to share you some useful cooking tips. Storage of Spices- Being a housewife Its a big problem to store spices after opening its seal or packet. There are chances of it being spoil. So we have to find a better option to […]

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What Are The Best Times to Eat Junk Food?

What Are The Best Times to Eat Junk Food?

Alex Curtis

The answer you want to hear is “all the time” but unfortunately we all know that isn’t the case. So what are the best times to eat junk food and why? There are two specific times of the day that I’ll allow…occasionally even encourage eating “junk food” and there’s a reason for it. I’m an advocate for eating clean 80% of the time  and living life the other 20% of the time. The 20% that you’re more flexible you should try to work around these times of the day:

1. First thing in the morning.

Let me make this clear, nothing feels better than eating a large, well-balanced breakfast consisting of fruit, vegetables, protein and complex carbs. There’s just not. However, first thing in the morning is one of the best times to eat things like pancakes and jelly donuts because your insulin levels are low from 6+ hours of…

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Hummus

Hummus

This is an example of creativity and fun.:)

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Hummus, also spelled as houmous, is a middle eastern dip made from cooked chickpeas (also known as garbanzo beans), tahini, lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, and salt. Chickpeas are high in protein and hummus is great when used as a dip for raw vegetables such as bell peppers, carrots, or celery.

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Hummus is easy to make yourself from scratch, if you own a blender, which is of course better than buying it store-bought. The good think about making it from scratch is that you can tune the flavor exactly the way you like it. Here is my version. I’ve used cooked chickpeas from a can as that is very good quality, but of course you could also cook dried chickpeas yourself.

Ingredients

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For about 500 ml (2 cups) of hummus

2 cans cooked chickpeas, drained and liquid reserved

2 Tbsp tahini (sesame paste)

juice of 1 lemon

4 Tbsp extra virgin…

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