Ode to Hummus

Oh Hummus how, I love thee- let me count the ways.

You are creamy, and garlicky with the hint of Tahiny!
You are healthy (which makes me happy)
And your texture- there is no better!

Ok, poet, I am not, but hummus lover, I am.  I would almost consider it as its own food group on my personal food pyramid! I think one of my personal challenges this month will be to make my very own hummus including the soaking and cooking of the chickpeas 🙂

As I’m sure you can tell, the main focus on today’s lunch menu was, you guessed it- Hummus!

I had a hummus and jalapeno havarti sandwich on wholegrain bread served up with some veggies with hummus to dip.  I also added in the rest of the olives from the weekend.

Oh, and there may be some Easter candy slipped in there too hehe

On a side note- I apologize for the blurry pictures! Another of my personal challenges will be dragging up the funds for a nice DSLR, I currently use a fairly ancient Sony Cybershot which has seen better days 😉

Alright, back to work- I’ve got a “to-do” list that rivals the Great Wall of China and I plan on heading to the gym after work. Today’s workout will be 30 minutes of cardio and upper body weight training.

Hope you’re all having a good Monday.

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About Jess @ MTL Veggie

Jess, the face behind The MTL Veggie is a vegetarian, athlete, marketer and Torontonian turned Montrealer. In her spare time she enjoys cooking, photography, running, yoga, skiing, and of course blogging. The MTL Veggie recaps her recipes, restaurant reviews, and what it's like to be a Leafs fan living in Montreal (hint: scary at times).
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