#FoodFocus – Super Simple Salad Jars

Do you ever feel like a deliciously healthy salad but are too pressed for time to make one? Or you just don’t feel like collecting all the ingredients, slicing and chopping? Wouldn’t it be great to just grab one already prepared and go?  I am always shocked at how much the grocery stores charge for…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – Super Simple Salad Jars

#FoodFocus – The Humble Chickpea – Hummus

Dip into something brain healthy! Try this hummus recipe. I think you will like it! Ingredients 1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed (about 2 cups) 1 medium clove of garlic 1/4 cup olive oil 3-4 Tbsp lemon juice 2 Tbsp tahini or sesame paste 1/2 tsp black pepper salt to taste Put all ingredients, except…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – The Humble Chickpea – Hummus

#FoodFocus – The Humble Chickpea – Spicy Roasted Chickpeas

I’m not a snacker, but if I do reach for something in between having supper and going to bed, it’s usually something salty that I crave. This is probably the case for a lot of us. And we all know that too much salt is not a good thing. How about something savory that will…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – The Humble Chickpea – Spicy Roasted Chickpeas

#FoodFocus – The Humble Chickpea – Pasta e Ceci (noodles with chickpeas)

Comfort food means different things to different people. Every culture has its own version. Italians have quite a few, one of them being noodles with chickpeas, or pasta e ceci as we call it. You probably know by now that I am Italian, first generation Canadian. Growing up, I was attached to my mom’s apron…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – The Humble Chickpea – Pasta e Ceci (noodles with chickpeas)