FitCakes Awesome List #3

FitCakes Awesome List #3

There is a lot to be grateful for today.  For one thing, it’s Saturday.  Saturdays can be pretty exciting, considering many of us have been waiting all week for a Saturday.

[P.S – read through to find a hint about something exciting coming up for you!]

But lately, I’ve been getting all worked up and excited about, well – lots of things.  I began the morning unsure about what I was going to share with you today, as I thought through the plethora of things I have to share.

That’s when I realized that, obviously, it was high time for another FitCakes Awesome List!  

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Green {Angeled} Eggs

Green {Angeled} Eggs

It’s not every day that you get to dunk food into paint and call it art.  Thus, the reason dying Easter eggs is such great fun for kids – and heck, adults, too! 

As a kid, though, my sister and I used to get pretty fancy with our egg designs.  No big deal, but… they were kinda awesome.  (Our white table was proof of all the colors we used for days afterward.)  But, you know, food art can’t last forever, so when it came time to dismantle the masterpieces, we had to make new creations out of the old ones.

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Avocado Hummus with Whole-Grain Chipotle Chips

Avocado Hummus with Whole-Grain Chipotle Chips

No matter which team’s jersey we are sporting for this year’s Super Bowl (and despite our friends’ and family's slightly crazed team spirit) I think we can all agree on one thing...

 

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Black + Tan Hummus

Black + Tan Hummus

These days, hummus is like the new Nutella – a recent addition to modern American cuisine and becoming a household staple.

You know… hummus. 

The awesome creamy chickpea paste that’s ubiquitous among food blogs and foodie-hipsters’ plates.  You can find hummus served as an appetizer at many restaurants – not just Mediterranean or Middle Eastern ones; in every grocery store; and on a multitude of school kids’ sandwiches where the Jif used to be.

It’s taking America by storm.  Get on this bandwagon, already!

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