Avocado Hummus-to-go

Enjoy this avocado hummus when you are on-the-go.

img_20170206_113739-2My awesome 87 year old mom has spent the last month with us. It has been so much fun, but today we were hitting the road to take her back home. Sniff…

It takes a few hours to get to her home, so while my sweet hubby loaded her belongings in the car, everybody else prepped some healthy, filling, and tasty edibles. We chose to make some avocado hummus-to-go while traveling combined with freshly cut carrot sticks (to go with the hummus), pear, and mandarins and a combination of grain-free crackers.

We had access to quite a combination of phytonutrients coming from the fruit and vegetables, herbs, legumes, nuts and seeds including beta-carotene, bioflavonoids, phytosterols with benefits in areas including immunity, detoxification, and inflammation. We bagged it all together for travel and then each set up our individual drinks for the road including some using these newly discovered insulated bottles that kept our drinks cold for some and hot for others. (All kinds of designs. Maybe you’ll like them too.) Continue reading “Avocado Hummus-to-go”

Rethink Lunch

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I try to plan our meals so that leftovers from dinner can be lunch the next day, but sometimes that plan doesn’t work out, and we are left to rethink lunch. No problem…unless you’re a little short on time in the morning or maybe if you’re one of those that stands in front of the open fridge contemplating. There are so many directions you could go. Hey! What about hummus? Continue reading “Rethink Lunch”