Appetizers

Homemade Hummus

130

This homemade version will make you want to keep the store bought stuff on the shelves. It's easy to make and paired with warm pita bread it's the perfect snack.

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3 tbsp lemon juice ( from 1-2 lemons )
1/4 cup water
6 tbsp tahini
2 tbsp evoo
1 (14 oz) can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
1 garlic clove, minced
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp cumin
pinch cayenne pepper
  1. Combine the lemon juice and water in a small bowl and set aside. In a separate bowl, combine the tahini and 2 tbsp of oil. Set aside 2 tbso of chickpeas for garnish.
  2. In your food processor,...
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Nutritions

Calories
304

Sodium
227mg
9% DV

Fat
8g
13% DV

Protein
14g
28% DV

Carbs
39g
13% DV

Fiber
11g
45% DV

This crispy fried chicken sandwich recipe is better than Chik-Fil-A, Popeye's or McDonald's! The chicken breast is brined in pickle juice, breaded with flavorful seasonings, fried until golden brown, and then piled on a toasted brioche bun with lettuce, tomato, pickles and mayonnaise. Serve the sandwich with a side of waffle fries and homemade Chik-Fil-A sauce for dipping!

4 chicken cutlets
1/2 c milk
1/2 c dill pickle juice
2 c all purpose flour
2 T confectioners sugar
2 t baking powder
2 t paprika
2 t kosher salt
1/2 t black pepper
1/2 t garlic powder
1/4 t onion powder
1 egg
oil ( for frying )
4 sandwich buns ( buttered and griddled )
Optional for serving ( lettuce, tomato, mayonnaise, pickles )
Chik-Fil-A Sauce:
1/2 c mayonnaise
2 T barbecue sauce
1 T honey
2 t prepared yellow mustard
1 t lemon juice
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  • In a large bowl, whisk together the milk and pickle juice.
  • Add the chicken to the milk mixture and toss to coat. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 8 hours or up to (but...
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Nutritions

Calories
631

Sodium
1717mg
71% DV

Fat
4g
6% DV

Protein
19g
38% DV

Carbs
127g
43% DV

Fiber
6g
25% DV