Tag Archives: tahini

Chocolate Chip Protein Cookies

Chocolate Chip Protein Cookies

You can easily find pre-packaged chocolate chip cookies or cookie dough-flavored protein bars, trying very hard to mimic the real deal. Their labels boast an astronomical amount of protein with carb grams so low they aren’t worth mentioning. Some of ...
Gluten-Free Baked Herbed Falafel

Gluten-Free Baked Herbed Falafel

Flavors inspired by Middle Eastern cuisine are some of my favorites. Foods like tahini, cumin, lemon and chickpeas crowd my cupboards. And why shouldn’t they, with their multitude of health benefits and bold, scintillating tastes? Chickpeas, in ...
Butternut Squash Hummus

Butternut Squash Hummus

I love hummus. It’s such an easy and versatile snack, great for dipping, spreading and even eating by the spoonful! Unfortunately, my sensitive digestive system doesn’t tolerate legumes, so going overboard on this creamy chickpea dip does ...
Eggplant & Tahini Dip

Eggplant & Tahini Dip

There are some who’d disagree, but you can only eat so much hummus before it becomes a little…blah. So what else can you do with that jar of tahini collecting dust on the pantry shelf? Put down the can of chickpeas and pick up a plump, purple eggplan ...
Cinnamon Tahini Dip

Cinnamon Tahini Dip

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 ...