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More Hummus…with spices

In Israel we call both the chickpeas (the seeds) and the paste – Hummus. As a general rule – I’d rather cook dried chickpeas after soaking them in plenty of water for at least 12 hours than use canned ones; … Continue reading

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Vegan Creamy Pumpkin Pie

Although I’m vegetarian and not vegan, I do love trying new recipes and vegan ones always tempt me because I’m curious how they will come out. I came across this Vegan Pumpkin Pie and found it interesting because I’ve already … Continue reading

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My version of Pumpkin-shake/smoothie

I’m adding this to my Pumpkin Album (even though it should be categorized under “smoothies” as well): https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.410843402316888.94903.315981911803038&type=1 After steaming the pumpkin/squash (I’m not sure I even know the difference between the two), I used some of it to make … Continue reading

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Homemade Healthy Sesame Halva

Sesame halva is popular in the Balkans,Middle East, and other areas surrounding the Mediterranean Sea. The primary ingredients in this confection are sesame butter or paste (called “tahini”), and sugar, glucose or honey (Wikipedia). When you make your own Halva, you … Continue reading

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