Snacks & Desserts articles

Black Bean Hummus

Yield: 4 servings Ingredients: 15-ounce of can black beans, rinsed and drained 2 teaspoons lemon juice 1 tablespoon dried basil 1 teaspoon garlic, minced Instructions: Step 1: Process the black beans, lemon juice, basil and garlic together in a food processor until thick. Step 2: Chill for 1/2 hours, then serve.

Chunky Grilled Vegetable Guacamole

Yield: 8 servings Ingredients: 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) canola oil, divided (plus more for the grill) 1 small zucchini, cut lengthwise in 3 long strips 1 red bell pepper, cored, seeds removed, sliced in half 1 just ripe avocado, peeled, sliced in half 1/2 small red onion, sliced in half Juice of 1 lime 1/4

Creamy Fruit Salad

Yield: 8 servings Ingredients: 1 apple, cored and diced 2 tsp (10 mL) freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 can (14 oz/398 mL) pineapple tidbits, packed in juice, drained 1 can (10 oz/284 mL) mandarin orange sections, drained 1 cup (250 mL) halved seedless grapes 1 cup (250 mL) mini marshmallows 3/4 cup (175 mL) of