Category: Hummus/Dip

Faux Queso #glutenfree #caseinfree

What is a faux queso? Sometimes when you love to eat and cook, something magical can happen in the kitchen. Impromptu and divine. While Brett and I were making King Ranch Chicken Casserole and waiting for it to bake, we snacked on the extra corn tortilla scraps and used them to wipe up some of the leftover sauce in the Dutch oven. And he said “this totally tastes like queso!”  And it actually did –...

“Healthified” Artichoke Dip #glutenfree

So you guys — this artichoke dip is amazing!  Dreamy, creamy, clean eatin’ artichoke dip!!!  It has been far too long since we’ve indulged in artichoke dip and this “healthified” version did not disappoint.  ?? The first time I had artichoke dip was at a potluck party in graduate school in the late 1990’s.  And like I always react to delicious new foods – I started to obsess and ask who brought it, how did you...

Cilantro Jalapeño Hummus #glutenfree #caseinfree

I love me some hummus! And I really like it flavorful and spicy. ? We’ve been buying a new flavor from the store – Cilantro Jalapeño Hummus – and because I usually devour it in two days it was starting to get a little expensive.  So it was time to try to make it at home.  I like to add white beans to the hummus to make it a little creamier plus white beans are high in...

White Bean Hummus-y Dip #glutenfree #caseinfree

Since I have to avoid casein and dairy, I’m always looking for ways to increase my natural calcium intake and white beans are a great source. Other non-dairy foods high in calcium are dark leafy greens, okra, white beans, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, sesame seeds, figs and almonds. My fig pistachio almond cookies/granola bars are a good source as well as this white bean hummus dip made with whole sesame seed tahini.  It’s delicious and nutritious!...