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    Dijon Caper Brussel Sprouts

    There is a restaurant called Local Kitchen right around the corner from my house and they serve the most amazing dijon caper brussel sprouts. I’ve tried to recreate them about 10 times and feel like I’ve finally come up with a good recipe that pretty closely replicates the flavor. I’m pretty sure their brussel sprouts are fried, but to make this a little healthier I decided to bake mine. Ingredients: 20 brussel sprouts (cut in halves) 2 T capers 2 T olive oil + extra to for baking 1 T dijon mustard juice of half a lemon Recipe: 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 2. Cut the brussel sprouts in…

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    Homemade Hummus

    Hummus might possible be my favorite snack. It’s sad, because my father is deathly allergic to chickpeas, but seriously it’s just SOO good. It’s healthy, comes in lots of flavors, and can go well on chips, pita, veggies, sandwiches, etc. I generally buy Trader Joe’s spicy or cilantro hummus. Both are really flavorful! But real talk, it’s incredibly easy to make hummus on your own and you can avoid the preservatives, bad oils, and excess salt. Why not?!? Ingredients: 15 ounce can of garbanzo beans 1/2 C tahini (sesame seed sauce) 3 cloves of garlic 1/2 T paprika 1 teaspoon salt (might need to increase, but tahini generally is salty)…

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