Zucchini Mint Dip w/Beanfields Bean & Rice Chips

  Who doesn’t want to take a "dip" in the summer? For me, summertime means lots of cold drinks and easy, refreshing appetizers that can be served at lunch with a bag of chips or as an appetizer pre-BBQ.  Over the past few weeks I’ve experimented with many dips but, the Zucchini Mint dip I whipped up in my Ninja blender yesterday, might be my favorite. I have to admit this particular dip wasn't inspired by my new blender I’ve been raving about (and, consequently, if you didn’t win one in my giveaway, you can purchase one through my … [Read more...]

Homemade Hummus

We’re still celebrating the blog’s 1st birthday!  And, all weekend I’ve been thinking of every possible way to use my new Ninja Blender (and consequently, you can still enter to win your very own too).  I blended mid-afternoon Margaritas, made Mom’s fresh chilled cucumber soup, and whipped up my first-ever batch of hummus. As with my homemade Nutella experiment this past winter, I realized I was spending so much money buying the spreads when it’s literally just as easy (and cheaper) to make homemade batches.  After all, at least you’re assured … [Read more...]