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Don’t buy store bought hummus, make this instead!

I eat a lot of hummus.  Seriously, a lot.  Legumes, like chickpeas, are a fantastic and clean source of protein for fuel, a healthy carb and great source of fibre.  Add that to some powerful good-fat-packed sesame seeds and you’ve got a killer combo.  Here’s the problem, though.  What’s in that store bought hummus?  Let’s take a quick sneak peak at some of the most common offenders.

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Dinner, Lunch, Snacks

Fresh Marinara Sauce

I love sauce. If I could, I would sauce everything up.  So why not try a healthy homemade version that doesn’t contain any sugar or chemical crapola? Marinara sauce originated in Naples and usually requires a dash of red wine added to the mix. Well, not this time folks (although it would still be quite delicious)! This one uses fresh tomatoes, not canned, as I wanted to ensure that the cancer-fighting lycopene contained within was invited to your mouth party.   Continue Reading