Monday, May 25, 2009

michelle's hummus

1 can garbanzo beans
1 small lemon, squeezed
1 clove of garlic
1/3 c. olive oil

Mix all ingredients in blender. Add salt and pepper to taste and a pinch of paprika on top. Serve with pita bread.

creamy salsa dip

1 c. cottage cheese
1 1/2 c. salsa
1/4 c. fat free, plain yogurt
1 jalapeno, seeded and chopped

Blend everything in blender until smooth. We use pita chips for dipping.

South Beach Diet

lime-cilantro vinaigrette

Inspired by Cafe Rio's Dressing

6 tbsp. oil (half olive, half canola)
1 bunch cilantro, chopped
8 tbsp. lime juice or 4 fresh limes, squeezed
2 cloves garlic, minced
4 dashes of white wine vinegar (approx.)
2 tbsp. ginger, grated
1/4-1/2 c. sugar or to taste
fresh ground black pepper

Combine all ingredients in food processor