Cilantro Jalapeño Hummus

{Today my friend, Karen is guest posting a recipe for hummus. Karen enjoys hosting a Cooking Club in her self-designed gourmet kitchen.  Enjoy! ~Kathy}

I love hummus after being introduced to it about a year ago. Although I loved it, making it was something that I didn’t think I wanted to tackle just yet because I thought it had to be somewhat involved. As I was looking through recipes the other day I came across this one. I looked through the ingredient list and had everything I needed except the main ingredient, the garbanzo beans. So, I determined in my head, before my cilantro went bad I would attempt to tackle this recipe. To my surprise, this was so easy! And delicious! This was the best hummus I have ever tasted! I loved it so much I shared it with a friend and now, today, am making my second batch.

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Quinoa Pilaf

Quinoa Pilaf

Quinoa Pilaf



This is the first (with many more to come) dish made with Quinoa for me!


No, not kwin-oh-ah.

That’s how I pronounced it for quite awhile before hearing the correct pronunciation:


I am on a Sugar Challenge and while reducing/eliminating sugar from my diet, I am increasing protein.

Quinoa is an excellent source of protein and nutrients. It is gluten-free.

Yes, it still has a small amount of sugar and carbohydrates. Moderation is the key.

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