Carrot & Coriander Hummus

Carrot & Coriander Hummus

Here are two words that will make you re-think buying that popular, red-rimmed-lid brand of hummus: potassium sorbate. Check the label! This synthetic ingredient is a factory food maker’s friend, keeping bacteria out of dips, dried fruit, cheeses and ...
Spicy Pumpkin-Oat Patties

Spicy Pumpkin-Oat Patties

Order a veggie burger at any restaurant, and you’ll likely get a dry mash-up of grains, soy protein and mushy mushrooms. It could be worse. They might serve a still-frozen black bean burger that you could have easily bought and made yourself (yes, it ...
Baked Low-Fat Mexican Tortilla Wedges

Baked Low-Fat Mexican Tortilla Wedges

You could eat just over a quarter cup of almonds. Or a piece of string cheese and an apple. Or a half cup of vanilla ice cream. But for the same amount of calories – about 225 – wouldn’t you rather fill up on a hot, restaurant-style Mexican meal? Loa ...