Category Archive: Food Processor

Snickerdoodle Dessert Hummus

Snickerdoodle Dessert Hummus

So I had this crazy idea the other day to make some kind of dessert/sweet hummus. I Googled dessert hummus and found out that it wasn’t so crazy and in fact many other like minded people had already figured out how to do just what I was thinking of. Thank you Google. I wasted no …

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Roasted Eggplant Spread

Roasted Eggplant Spread

It’s one of those foods that doesn’t photograph well, but don’t let that stop you from making it. Serve it as an appetizer with whole grain crackers, pita bread, endive or a baguette. Spread it on a sandwich or a wrap. Top a cooked chicken breast or a piece of white fish with a generous …

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Avocado Cream

Turkey Tamale Pie

I discovered half an avocado that needed to be used so it was blended with a little fat free Greek yogurt and lime juice and transformed into a delicious, smooth creamy topping that I am going to call Avocado Cream and it made this potpie extra special. Perfection! This topping will be made again and …

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Hummus

Hummus

A delicious, slightly nutty flavored dip perfect for an appetizer, snack or part of a lunch with whole wheat pita bread, pita chips, crudités or spread on a whole wheat wrap or flat bread.   Hummus 1 15 ounce can chickpeas (Garbanzo beans), drained and rinsed 2-3 Tablespoons lemon juice (start with 2 and add a …

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Crostini with White Bean Dip and Arugula

White-bean-dip-010

This recipe goes together pretty quickly and it is budget friendly as well. The base for the bean dip is Cannellini beans (white kidney beans) that are blended smooth with olive oil, lemon juice, garlic and shallots. Use your food processor or if you have a Blendtec or Vitamix blender use the dip setting and either …

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