Posted 03 May 2010 - 01:24 PM
So anyway. I found a new Hummus-esque recipe in How It All Vegan the other day and decided to give it a whirl (even if it DID look odd.
TASTY TASTY TASTY! So much so, I had to share it on here.
Nutty Hummus Dip (great on apple slices, gluten-free-bread, carrot sticks, etc.)
1 1/2 cups cooked chickpeas
1/2 cup nut butter of your choice (I used some homemade cashew butter)
1/2 cup apple cider (or juice)
1 tsp cinnamon
Drop it all in a food processor and blitz until smooth. Keep in the fridge, but it is tasty enough I have no idea how long it would last in there. I think next time I might even try adding some cocoa powder and seeing how a chocolate version would work out.
Posted 03 May 2010 - 02:41 PM
Which is kind of a thing when you are 6'2 - the likelihood of accidentally taking out innocent villagers is quite high!
This sounds wierd but I'll try it soon.
I posted a couple of dips on that Vegtables & fruit thread that I thought would be good for your rice paper wraps. Don't know if you can eat the ingredients but you might be able to substitute.
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Posted 04 May 2010 - 05:57 AM
Food is in my dreams and in my nightmares!
Posted 04 May 2010 - 09:58 AM
I just made those rice paper wrappers this past weekend. They are simple and delicious. I filled them with a mixture of sauteed thinly sliced mushrooms and chopped cooked shrimp that I sauteed in dairy free margarine. I added in cooked sticky rice and some sweet chili sauce and hot Chinese mustard. When I added the rice mixture to each wrap, I topped with a couple of slices of avocado. Rolled them up. I tried eating them fresh, pan frying in a bit of oil and baking them sprayed with Pam. I like the pan frying the best. Next time I will spray the pan with Pam, rather than using the oil. I used only about a teaspoon of oil but I think the Pam with work better. I made a mixture of hummus and sweet chili sauce for dipping. I gotta tell you, it was heaven! I did find out that the 8 inch wrappers only have 47 calories.. Yah!!!! Thank you soooo much for the idea!
Those sound great! I'm so glad the idea worked out so well for you.
Posted 04 May 2010 - 11:09 AM
I am anxious to try your recipe as soon as I get home. My Dr. wants me to eat chick peas (sort of as a protien) but i couldn't find a good tasting chummus which suits my gluten-free diet and taste buds. This sounds like one i might enjoy....
Thanks for the recipe!
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