Yummy Hummus

Hummus

Oh hummus how I love you, let me count the ways! Hummus is a staple in my fridge. Whether it’s white bean, lima bean, edamame, almond pulp (raw hummus)  or traditional, there is almost always a tasty dip available to dollop on salads or snack on with carrots.

I’ve been making hummus for years and while the ingredients remain the same, I’ve yet to lock down exact measurements. I take a fluid approach allowing my intuition to guide me. A little more lemon, another roasted garlic clove, a sprinkle of cayenne, a dash of salt – blend, taste and adjust.

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Smooth and Creamy Guacamole

Authentic Guacamole

When my good friend Melanie Boyer, a talented yoga and Pilates instructor moved to Punta Mita (Puerta Vallarta), I was lucky enough to be invited to stay with her. I had an amazing time and learned a lot about living in Mexico. I tasted my first Michelada (without Clamato juice), a refreshing glass of icy cold beer poured over a generous layer of fresh lime in a salt-rimmed glass. I also had THE BEST creamy guacamole I’d ever tasted.

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