A busy Wednesday at work, full of meetings and deadlines. I had been out for dinner the previous night and had nothing prepared to bring to lunch. And, I did not get any time to drive to the closest restaurant to pick up something.
The office building has a cafe with a limited hot sandwiches and specials where I managed to drop by just 5 minutes before closing time. They could not prepare any hot meals by then as they had shut down all their kitchen equipment. But they did not want me to leave hungry so found the last of some cold macaroni salad…. Continue reading →
I know this is a super duper late post, and I should have shared this idea with you before Christmas so you all can use it for your friends and family, but I wanted to keep it a surprise for my family and so decided to share it now! You can make it for any occasion, or just like that for your own pantry to stock and use whenever you need some instant chai-lovin’.
Snacking is something we often don’t plan for when we think about meal prepping. And snacks are where we involuntarily consume a lot of calories and unnecessary food. I always get hungry mid-day around 3-4pm and I want to grab anything and everything in my line of sight, this could be chips or cookies or candy.
I first had Hummus at a Mediterranean restaurant, Acropolis I think. I found it really creamy and delicious. I happen to have a soft spot in my heart for dips, spreads, chutneys and the like. This was a unique new addition to my list. I then went on to try the local grocery-store version of it and since then, I have had a tub of it in my fridge at all times!
I have had moments where no hummus in my fridge made me panic that everything was not right in the world! *drama queen*
But well it is true. My love affair has been solid with Hummus, I have tried many variants of it like garlic hummus, pepper, pine nut, ‘pizza’, onions, olives, artichoke….