If you’ve ever tried your hand at homemade hummus, you already know that tahini is one of the main ingredients. A paste made from ground sesame seeds, tahini is rich in calcium and iron, low in sodium and cholesterol, and a single tablespoon supplies three grams of protein. Silky-smooth like peanut butter but with a milder flavor, it pairs perfectly with cinnamon for a curiously delicious dip. Try it with sliced fruit, dried dates, millet toast or, my personal favorite, sweet potato fries.
Cinnamon Tahini Dip
1. In small bowl, combine all ingredients. Mix well until blended together.
Nutrition info (entire recipe): 257 calories, 16 g fat, 22 g carbs, 2 g fiber, 19 g sugar, 7 g protein, 53 mg sodium