Friday, November 20, 2015

Super Easy Hummus!

Ingredients:1 (15 ounce) can garbanzo beans, drained, liquid reserved
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 clove garlic, crushed
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 drops sesame oil, or to taste (optional)

Blend garbanzo beans, lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, cumin, salt and sesame oil in a food processor; steam reserved bean liquid into the mixture as it blends until desired consistency is achieved.

Friday, November 13, 2015

Ants on a Log

This old childhood snack is not just for kids!  Try this healthy snack at any age!

All that you need is celery, peanut butter and raisins:

Cut the celery stalks in half. Spread with peanut butter. Sprinkle with raisins.

Friday, November 6, 2015

How much water should you drink each day?

Water is necessary for carrying nutrients to your cells, flushing bacteria from your system, preventing dehydration, and replacing fluids lost from sweating, but you may not need to drink as much as you thought.  The Harvard Health Letter published new water recommendations challenging the long-standing eight 8-ounce glasses-a-day rule, which they say weren’t based on science, but instead an educated guess on what the body needs to stay hydrated.

Read more here