• Three Tips for Transforming Your Favorite Hummus Dip Recipe into a Nutritional Powerhouse

    Salsa dip

    As one of the most popular dips in the United States, hummus, like its cousin the classic mild salsa dip, is slathered on just about everything. Chips and hummus? That’s a match made in heaven. Fried eggs, toast, and a healthy dollop of roasted garlic hummus dip? What could possibly be more delicious?

    While this classic chickpea-based concoction is undoubtedly scrumptious, its also one of the healthiest things you can eat. As Men’s Health details, with heart healthy fats, a much needed punch of dietary fiber, and a seemingly endless list of vitamins and minerals, hummus is already a nutritional juggernaut that can help you keep the pounds off.

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  • Hungry? Why Not Have Some Salsa?

    Pico de gallo salsa dips

    When it comes to parties, picnics, or even just a quick snack at home, one thing is certain: everyone loves chips and salsa. Whether you prefer a classic mild salsa dip or like to mix things up with spicy or pico de gallo salsa dips, this easy staple is always tasty and leaves you coming back for more. But did you know that there are recipes using salsa that go far beyond a bag of corn chips? Or that the amount of fresh salsa calories in a typical container is very low?

    Because salsa is primarily made from vegetables like tomatoes, onions, and peppers, as well as spices, vinegar, and other simple ingredients, salsa nutrition is low in unhealthy fats and calories. It is easy to make or find in a local store, and is much less unhealthy than other dips that may be full of cream, cheese, or other fatte Continue Reading