Sides and Snacks

Edamame Dip on Crostini

Ingredients 16 thin slices of a whole grain rustic baguette 1 tablespoon garlic, chopped 2 cups frozen edamame, shelled ½ cup tofu, silken ¼ cup reduced sodium, fat-free, organic chicken broth 2 tablespoons lemon juice ½ teaspoon sea salt ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 tablespoon black sesame seeds, for garnish   Directions Preheat oven to 350 […]

Hummus with Baked Pita Chips

HUMMUS WITH BAKED PITA CHIPS Hummus is a traditional Middle Eastern spread, made from pureed garbanzo beans, tahini (sesame seed paste), garlic, lemon juice, and a few other simple ingredients. This flavorful snack is delicious with baked pita chips,with raw veggies, and as a condiment on sandwiches.   Ingredients: 2 (15 oz.) cans garbanzo beans (reserve ½ […]

Barley Risotto with Spring Vegetables

The rich, nutty flavor of barley pairs wonderfully with savory Parmesan and fresh spring veggies in this hearty,  and satisfying grain dish. Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 leeks, white and light green part only, thinly sliced 2 carrots, finely chopped 1 cup pearl barley ½ cup dry, white wine 1 quart reduced-sodium, fat-free, organic vegetable […]