Wilted Spinach Salad with Roasted Garbanzos and Tomatoes

wilted spinach salad

I clipped this recipe from our local newspaper’s food section a few years back–you know, back when we still got a paper newspaper.  At some point my husband stopped reading it, and I got tired of the stacks of paper recycling piling up, and so, no more paper delivery.  I get all my news online anyway–part of the trend that is slowly sinking newspaper companies across the country.  Sad, but true.  Every once in a while I do miss the paper-in-the-morning-with-a-cup-of-coffee thing, but really I only miss the food section–which only came once a week–and had started to go seriously downhill anyway.  Ahh, but I digress.  This post is about salad.  Quick, healthy salad, bursting with flavors.

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Hummus Love and Pita Chips

hummus

I love hummus.  This is a fairly new development.  For years, I would nibble at store-bought hummus, always wanting to like it, but never really able to get past the thick, pastey, gloppiness of it all.  That all changed for me when I started reading food blogs, and clicked on Confections of a Foodie Bride on just the right day.  Click over, search the site for “hummus”, and you’ll get not just one, but four recipes–each yummier than the last, from original to restaurant-style (my favorite), to black bean to olive.  And don’t just hang out in hummus land, because there is a lot more to drool over (Bacon and Bleu Cheese Cake!).  I heart Foodie Bride!

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