Avocado, Beet and Orange Salad with Greek dressing

Since we got back from Charleston we have been detoxifying ourselves. We usually eat in moderation but then we go to a food paradise like Charleston we sort of go overboard. We’ve been having fruit smoothies, soups, greens and the likes. I have to admit that the concept of salads as meals never appealed to me before- probably because I wasn’t having the right ones. But then Nikhil introduced me to such wonderful salads and…

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Mediterranean Fiesta: Hummus, Baba Ghanoush & Tzatziki with home-made Pita Chips

N & I both are big fans of Mediterranean cuisine. Of course, our knowledge of this kind of food is limited to what we eat at restaurants and what we generally read about Mediterranean food. We love the flavors, the texture, the fact that it’s healthy and just about everything! At our favorite Mediterranean restaurant, we always have the Mediterranean Sampler appetizer which includes hummus, baba ghanoush, tzatziki, tabouli and stuffed grape leaves along with…

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Chipotle Artichoke Hummus

We know we’ve been away for quite a while now. And if we haven’t already told you a few times, we’ll let you know again- we’ve been moving houses which involved a lot of packing, moving and then unpacking again! Phew- we are still recovering! Now back to the yummy hummus we made. We may have mentioned in our previous posts that we usually keep soaked & cooked garbanzo beans (white chickpeas) in our refrigerator.…

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