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How Hummus Offers Nutrition for Any Type of Diet

Roasted garlic hummus

Are you searching for an easy and healthy snack for on the go? Do you want to bring more nutrition into your sandwiches and wraps? Does your diet need more protein? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you might benefit from eating the traditional Mediterranean dish of hummus.

What is hummus? Hummus is used as a spread or a dip and is made with chickpeas, or garbanzo beans; tahini, a paste made from sesame seeds; and spices such as garlic, salt, and pepper. Some easy hummus recipes call for olive oil, but this ingredient is optional. A hummus spread o

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3 Hearty and Healthy Recipes Using Hummus

Garlic hummus

Hummus nutritional facts should be cause for celebration among dieters. If you’re looking to keep some area of your culinary life under control during the holidays, hummus can provide a healthy snacking option that keeps hunger at bay with good amounts of protein and plenty of flavor. Dip baby carrots and celery sticks instead of pita, and you might even come out ahead in January.

But hummus spreads aren’t just for dipping. There are plenty of tasty and healthy recipes with hummus that are hearty enough for lunch or even dinner. Here are three to get you started:

  1. Hearty Hummus Spring Rolls

    Spring rolls filled with vegetables and tofu alone can be less than satisfying. Often, that lack of fla

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3 Reasons to Buy Coffee From a Local Artisanal Roaster

5 lb coffee roaster

Coffee is perhaps the most ubiquitous beverage in America, but not all coffees are created equal. Where coffee beans are grown, how they’re roasted and the method used to brew them all contribute to the difference between the acidic caffeine jolt you get from the breakroom pot and a smooth, flavorful cup of gourmet coffee. Of all those processes, roasting contributes most to the final flavor and aroma of a cup of coffee. With that in mind, here are three benefits of buying your coffee from an artisanal coffee roaster, rather than grabbing a container at the local grocery or drugstore:

  1. Fresher Coffee

    An artisanal coffee roaster or local roasting business is far more likely to roast beans in a small

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