Recipes

Easy Hummus (without Tahini)

Easy Hummus (without Tahini)

Hello Everyone! Tonight, I will be sharing the recipe for the last and third component of my lunchbox series from the National Pack Your Lunch Day (March 10) collaboration that I organised with my foodie friends over on IG. Here’s a quick and easy recipe for Hummus, without the tahini. The debate over the origin of hummus dates back to the 13th century. The Greeks like to claim it as their own, but based on historical information, hummus likely originated from ancient Egypt. Regardless of where it’s originally from, hummus is enjoyed by all cultures, not just Greek and Middle...

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Reduce Your Food Waste with these Awesome Hacks

Reduce Your Food Waste with these Awesome Hacks

Food waste is a massive contributor to greenhouse gas emissions and climate change. It also wastes your money! Here are some simple tricks and hacks that will help you to reduce your food waste and your carbon footprint while saving yourself a bit of cash. Use By Dates vs Best Before Dates Use-By dates appear on fresh, ready-to-eat and chilled foods that go off, such as fish and meat, dairy products, and unpasteurised fruit juices. They are a food safety deadline. Food should not be eaten after this date unless it has been frozen. Freezing acts as a pause button...

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Guide + Recipe for 3 Winter Starches

Guide + Recipe for 3 Winter Starches

Three of my ultimate staples, especially in the winter, are Japanese sweet potatoes, Hawaiian sweet potatoes, and kabocha squash. All three are sweet, dense, comforting, and filling while packing in a ton of nutritional benefits, such as beta carotene (vitamin A), fiber, and antioxidants, the Hawaiian sweet potatoes in particular being incredibly antioxidant rich due to its deep purple hue. Below I have provided instructions on a simple roasting method for each of the three. Other than enjoying the roasted starches as they are as part of a meal or snack, as I commonly do, you can also add sweet...

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Raw Spinach Wraps

Raw Spinach Wraps

These wraps are super healthy as there is a whole large package of spinach and 1/2 cup of flax for 8 wraps. I usually eat at least 2 wraps per serving. The wraps are filled with vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin K, iron, folate (vitamin B9), potassium, fiber and Omega-3 Fatty Acids. They are also a healthier alternative to corn or flour tortillas and contain no refined flour or sugars. The hands-on time is very minimal as everything is thrown in the blender at once. I like mine filled with homemade hummus, avocado, lettuce and tomatoes. They are also great...

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Cranberry Salsa

Cranberry Salsa

Need an appetizer for your holiday get together but don’t have the time for anything involved? This is your answer. Cranberry Salsa is sweet and tart and pairs perfectly with salty tortilla chips. Better yet, it only takes 6 ingredients and 5 minutes to make. Jalapenos add flavor and color, but not a lot of heat so this is perfect for everyone – even those who don’t like spicy salsas. This red-and-green salsa is perfect for the holiday season! It’s festive and easy – what more could you want? Jump to: Ingredients How to Make Tips More Recipe Ingredients 1...

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