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25 Different Ways To Eat Hummus. #5 Is Absolutely Authentic!

25 Different Ways To Eat Hummus. #5 Is Absolutely Authentic!

Hummus has definitely become more popular throughout America today than it has been in the past.  Hummus is such a delightfully tasty, and healthy alternative to most dips, or spreads that you find in most grocery stores.  The many different ways it can be incorporated in meals, and snacks is absolutely amazing.  Check out these 25 different recipes that involve hummus.  You will be sure to be eating more hummus.

1. Hummus Crusted Chicken

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    My lovely girlfriend stumbled across this recipe one night when trying to find a new way to cook chicken.  The hummus definitely made the whole dish.  You can use original hummus, or experiment with the flavored kinds.  Either way, you cant go wrong.

    2. Egg, Kale, and Tomato Breakfast Wraps 

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      Totally reinvent breakfast.  This hearty, and healthy recipe is sure to become a main request in your house.  This recipe is also very versatile, making it easy to still make it if you are lacking some ingredients.

      3. Avocado, Hummus, and Egg Toasts

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        Another great twist on a breakfast sandwich.  This is a very quick, and simple recipe to make for any time of the day.

        4. Quinoa and Hummus Scrambled Eggs

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          Face it, scrambled eggs can get to be a really boring breakfast choice.  Try this recipe, and experience scrambled eggs in a whole new way!

          5. Authentic Middle Eastern Hummus

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            If you are going to eat hummus, you have to try this authentic hummus recipe.  You can always modify it how you want, but you can not beat the original taste.  Try this as a dip, or even use it on one of these amazing recipes!  Either way, you are going to fall in love with this.

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            6. Roasted Red Pepper Hummus Burgers with Caramelized Onions and Smokey

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              This recipe is a perfect way to get that picky eater in your house to try hummus.  Everything about this recipe is packed full of flavor.  Its sure to be a hit at the dinner table.

              7. Hummus Sriracha Deviled Eggs

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                Deviled Eggs have always been a big holiday favorite in my family, and this recipe has definitely changed the game for us.  The hummus, and sriracha gives the eggs a whole new flavor that cant be beat.

                8. Portobello Mushrooms with Hummus and Feta 

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                  An amazing recipe to try, if you are a mushroom lover.  This is better than most stuffed mushroom recipes I’ve tried thus far!

                  9. Mushroom and Hummus Soup

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                    Another amazing recipe for those mushroom lovers.  All of the different ingredients come together to create such an amazing flavor.  This recipe is also easy to mix and match certain ingredients to make it just how you like it.

                    10. Grilled Pizza with Spicy Hummus, Vegetables, Goat Cheese and Black Olives

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                      This is a must try for all pizza lovers.  I like to add chicken, or Italian sausage to this in place of some of the vegetables.

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                      11. Mediterranean Pasta with Hummus and Charred Tomatoes 

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                        I will never go back to normal sauce in my pasta again.  The hummus in the sauce gives it an almost creamy taste to it, and gives it a taste that is to die for.

                        12. Hummus Mashed Potatoes

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                          Who doesn’t love Mashed Potatoes?  Why not throw some hummus into them?  Try these with all different flavors of hummus.

                          13. Roasted Red Pepper Hummus, Avocado, and Feta Sandwich

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                            Its amazing how well hummus, and avocado go together.  This sandwich is the perfect lunch, or anytime food.

                            14. Steak and Hummus Sandwich

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                              This is one of my all time favorites.  It is really good if you add green peppers, and make it on a toasted bun.

                              15. Southwest Hummus Wrap

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                                This tastes so good, you almost forget that it is actually pretty good for you.  Its like a flavor explosion inside of your mouth.

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                                16. Cucumber Roll-ups with Sun Dried Tomato Sauce

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                                  These are the perfect any time snack.  They are good with any flavor of hummus, so you don’t have to feel limited to what the recipe calls for.

                                  17. Avocado and Hummus Quesadilla

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                                    Make the mini versions, like the recipe calls for, or make them bigger for a great tasting meal for your family.

                                    18. English Muffin Hummus Melt

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                                      Don’t let the image fool you.  This recipe tastes so much better than it looks.  Try adding mushrooms, or any other of your favorite ingredients to it.

                                      19. Stuffed Peppers with Rice and Hummus

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                                        This recipe is a good one if you are a vegan, since it does not include any animal byproducts.  If you are a meat lover, try adding ground beef, or spicy sausage to the recipe.

                                        20. Spicy Chickpea Salad with Olive Hummus Dressing

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                                          This is perfect for a light meal, or even as a side salad.  This is another good recipe to try and experiment with different flavors of hummus.

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                                          21. Hummus and Sun Dried Tomato Bites

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                                            These are a good anytime snack, or even put them out for dinner guests!  These are sure to be a hit no matter what crowd you are trying to please.

                                            22. Creamy Garlic Broccoli 

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                                              A great, healthy alternative to broccoli and cheese.  This is a good recipe to get your kids to eat healthier!

                                              23. Spicy Hummus Muffins

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                                                These are a delightful treat for any time of the day.  You won’t have to worry about them going bad, because they will not last very long!

                                                24. Spicy Hummus Cake

                                                This is another sweet treat that will be sure to please the whole family.  Be sure to make two, because this will not last either!

                                                25. Hummus Quinoa Cakes

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                                                  This is a perfect fix for any veggie lover.  This makes a great, quick meal for the whole family!

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                                                  How to Get out of a Rut: 12 Useful Ways to Get Unstuck

                                                  How to Get out of a Rut: 12 Useful Ways to Get Unstuck

                                                  Have you gotten into a rut before? Or are you in a rut right now?

                                                  You know you’re in a rut when you run out of ideas and inspiration. I personally see a rut as a productivity vacuum. It might very well be a reason why you aren’t getting results. Even as you spend more time on your work, you can’t seem to get anything constructive done. While I’m normally productive, I get into occasional ruts (especially when I’ve been working back-to-back without rest). During those times, I can spend an entire day in front of the computer and get nothing done. It can be quite frustrating.

                                                  Over time, I have tried and found several methods that are helpful to pull me out of a rut. If you experience ruts too, whether as a working professional, a writer, a blogger, a student or other work, you will find these useful. Here are 12 of my personal tips to get out of ruts:

                                                  1. Work on the small tasks.

                                                  When you are in a rut, tackle it by starting small. Clear away your smaller tasks which have been piling up. Reply to your emails, organize your documents, declutter your work space, and reply to private messages.

                                                  Whenever I finish doing that, I generate a positive momentum which I bring forward to my work.

                                                  2. Take a break from your work desk.

                                                  Get yourself away from your desk and go take a walk. Go to the washroom, walk around the office, go out and get a snack.

                                                  Your mind is too bogged down and needs some airing. Sometimes I get new ideas right after I walk away from my computer.

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                                                  3. Upgrade yourself

                                                  Take the down time to upgrade yourself. Go to a seminar. Read up on new materials (#7). Pick up a new language. Or any of the 42 ways here to improve yourself.

                                                  The modern computer uses different typefaces because Steve Jobs dropped in on a calligraphy class back in college. How’s that for inspiration?

                                                  4. Talk to a friend.

                                                  Talk to someone and get your mind off work for a while.

                                                  Talk about anything, from casual chatting to a deep conversation about something you really care about. You will be surprised at how the short encounter can be rejuvenating in its own way.

                                                  5. Forget about trying to be perfect.

                                                  If you are in a rut, the last thing you want to do is step on your own toes with perfectionist tendencies.

                                                  Just start small. Do what you can, at your own pace. Let yourself make mistakes.

                                                  Soon, a little trickle of inspiration will come. And then it’ll build up with more trickles. Before you know it, you have a whole stream of ideas.

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                                                  6. Paint a vision to work towards.

                                                  If you are continuously getting in a rut with your work, maybe there’s no vision inspiring you to move forward.

                                                  Think about why you are doing this, and what you are doing it for. What is the end vision in mind?

                                                  Make it as vivid as possible. Make sure it’s a vision that inspires you and use that to trigger you to action.

                                                  7. Read a book (or blog).

                                                  The things we read are like food to our brain. If you are out of ideas, it’s time to feed your brain with great materials.

                                                  Here’s a list of 40 books you can start off with. Stock your browser with only the feeds of high quality blogs, such as Lifehack.org, DumbLittleMan, Seth Godin’s Blog, Tim Ferris’ Blog, Zen Habits or The Personal Excellence Blog.

                                                  Check out the best selling books; those are generally packed with great wisdom.

                                                  8. Have a quick nap.

                                                  If you are at home, take a quick nap for about 20-30 minutes. This clears up your mind and gives you a quick boost. Nothing quite like starting off on a fresh start after catching up on sleep.

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                                                  9. Remember why you are doing this.

                                                  Sometimes we lose sight of why we do what we do, and after a while we become jaded. A quick refresher on why you even started on this project will help.

                                                  What were you thinking when you thought of doing this? Retrace your thoughts back to that moment. Recall why you are doing this. Then reconnect with your muse.

                                                  10. Find some competition.

                                                  Nothing quite like healthy competition to spur us forward. If you are out of ideas, then check up on what people are doing in your space.

                                                  Colleagues at work, competitors in the industry, competitors’ products and websites, networking conventions.. you get the drill.

                                                  11. Go exercise.

                                                  Since you are not making headway at work, might as well spend the time shaping yourself up.

                                                  Sometimes we work so much that we neglect our health and fitness. Go jog, swim, cycle, whichever exercise you prefer.

                                                  As you improve your physical health, your mental health will improve, too. The different facets of ourselves are all interlinked.

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                                                  Here’re 15 Tips to Restart the Exercise Habit (and How to Keep It).

                                                  12. Take a good break.

                                                  Ruts are usually signs that you have been working too long and too hard. It’s time to get a break.

                                                  Beyond the quick tips above, arrange for a 1-day or 2-days of break from your work. Don’t check your (work) emails or do anything work-related. Relax and do your favorite activities. You will return to your work recharged and ready to start.

                                                  Contrary to popular belief, the world will not end from taking a break from your work. In fact, you will be much more ready to make an impact after proper rest. My best ideas and inspiration always hit me whenever I’m away from my work.

                                                  Take a look at this to learn the importance of rest: The Importance of Scheduling Downtime

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