Ingredient: cracked black pepper

Appetizers, Brunch, Gluten Free, Mother's Day

Cucumber Orange Hummus Appetizers

I credit Covid-19 with the creation of these delish cucumber orange hummus appetizers! One good thing about being in isolation due to the coronavirus is that we are getting inventive with food. Using only the food available in our pantries can be a challenge, if we don’t want to just eat plain foods. These appetizers […]

Appetizers, Dips and Salsas, Game Day, New Year's Eve, Oil Free Recipes, Southern US Cuisine

Black Eyed Pea Dip with Lime Avocado Topping

I love the flavors in this black-eyed pea dip (which really resembles more of a salsa). I especially like the tanginess of the green olives and lime juice. The dish is so refreshing and satisfying! I like to serve mine with avocados tossed in lime juice, then topped with cracked pepper. You can either mix […]

Easter, Fewer Than 6 Ingredients, Gluten Free, Lunch & Dinner, Salads, Vegetables

Pear Pecan Arugula Salad

Pear pecan arugula salad is one of my favorites for the holidays. It can be made with any greens and topped with any dressing, but I prefer arugula or romaine lettuce when I make it. You can also make it with a mix of arugula and romaine, rather than choosing one or the other. I […]

no oil added hummus
Appetizers, Condiments, Dips and Salsas, Oil Free Recipes, Snacks

No Oil Hummus with Za’atar

Use this no oil hummus with za’atar as an addictive pita dip, chip dip, or a tasty sandwich spread. It has a perfect blend of delectable flavors.  Some people make hummus without tahini. I’ve tried it that way and it’s fine! I like it both ways. But, I prefer the nuttiness of the tahini in […]