Homemade Hummus in just 10 minutes

Homemade Hummus in just 10 minutes

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Hummus is an AWESOME quick + healthy snack or hors-d'oeuvre that can help you stay within the limits of your diet goals, while packing a PUNCH both on filling FIBER + TASTE! Here's an EASY 10 min recipe for HUMMUS that you can make to impress your friends, office colleagues, or just feel very domestically accomplished yourself!  Oh yeah, + since it's FRESH we think it TASTES even better than the store bought varieties... Total Time: 10 min Yield: about 2 3/4 cups  Ingredients: 4 garlic cloves 2 cups canned chickpeas, drained, liquid reserved 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt 1/3 cup tahini (sesame paste) 6 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice (2 lemons) 2 tablespoons water or liquid from the chickpeas 8 dashes hot sauce Directions: Turn on the food processor fitted with…
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Lemon Pepper Shrimp Scampi with Orzo

Lemon Pepper Shrimp Scampi with Orzo

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Here's a DELISH QUICKIE that's both LIGHT + FLAVORFUL!  This is actually a VERY SIMPLE + easy to prepare meal with relatively few ingredients, so you can throw it together fast after a long day at work or on the weekend for entertaining.  It's full of flavor + metabolism boosting PROTEIN, so you can still stick to your "diet" while enjoying yourself.  Add a glass of wine + Bon Appetit! Indulge in the flavor of the Mediterranean with plump shrimp tossed with lemon and pepper and served over a bed of orzo. YIELD: 4 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup orzo mixture and about 7 shrimp) INGREDIENTS: 1 cup uncooked orzo 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley 1/2 teaspoon salt, divided 7 teaspoons unsalted butter, divided 1 1/2 pounds peeled and deveined…
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