Pita Pocket Perfection

I have been on a hummus, spread, and dip kick lately.  The problem with most varieties of these, however, is that they are loaded with cream, butter, mayonnaise, fat, high blood pressure, heart attacks, and tons (pun intended) guilt.  That’s precisely why I re-imagined them in a healthy manner.  As previously blogged, each are incredible. … [Follow your taste buds…]

Hummus for Happiness

Hummus is good for the soul.  This isn’t a question, it is a fact.  There really is no debating its benefits for mind and body both.  The thing I love most about it is its versatility.  A little less garlic, a few more veggies, the perfect combination of spices; it certainly doesn’t disappoint when made … [Follow your taste buds…]

The Best Dip Ever

I don’t like olives, I don’t like dill, I don’t like raw scallions, and I don’t really like sundried tomatoes.  However, when combined together with feta and marinated artichokes in the form of a dip, the flavor combination is to die for.  The perfect combination of olive-y brininess, salty feta, smooth olive oil, and subtle … [Follow your taste buds…]

Cheez-its for Adults (and Kids at Heart!)

When reminiscing about my childhood, Cheez-its (sadly?) have a prominent role.  Playing endless hours of Tripoley on the deck, endless hours of homework, and late night hours of fun all included the cheesy treat.  I whole-heartedly believe that cheese makes everything in life better.  Additionally, I love fine cheese as much as the powdered stuff; … [Follow your taste buds…]

Mexican Fiesta

My obsession with cheese runs deep.  Therefore, any time I can find an excuse to eat Mexican food, I take it.  Interesting spices, intriguing flavors, comforting cheese–it’s like winning the food lottery every time.  Tonight we made a creamy (and healthy!!…an oxymoron, I know) dip to precede a shredded chicken, bean, and tortilla pie.  Who … [Follow your taste buds…]