AmyLeo’s Heaven Hummus

HummusHummus, or Chummus, comes in so many varieties that it can boggle the mind, and some dull the taste buds. I have been tweaking this recipe for a few years and have settled into this rich and creamy version. It is heavy on the tahini which increases the protein and calcium content. If you want to eat it as it is eaten in the Middle East, you can spread it on a flat serving dish and drizzle olive oil over it and garnish with ground paprika. Eat it with warm pita and Kalamata olives.

Banana Kiwi Pudding – Raw

Banana Kiwi PuddingOften desserts are laden with highly processed sugar. Not this one. Only naturally occurring sugars sweeten this light, satisfying treat. Ground coconut flakes and pecans top it off to add textural pleasure. You just might want seconds, and they won’t hurt you.

Seared Smokey Black-Peppered Green Beans

Green Beans, Seared - 2Crisp yet tender. Toasted sesame oil and fresh lemon juice bring this dish to life. A must-try delicacy! Using a cast iron skillet is key to this recipe.

Baked Stew in Kabocha Squash Shell

Stuffed Kabocha Squash  - 1A beautifully rugged dish made of a rich, chunky fall stew baked right in a rich and delicious Kabocha squash. Traditional Italian spices merge with a hint of molasses and coco to make for a warm and yummy delight on a cool fall night.