Collection by Cooking Mama

Spring Herb Hummus Vegetable Garden

Rating: 4.5 stars 7
Vegetable platters need not look all look the same. Here, fresh spring vegetables sit in an herb-laced hummus to resemble a spring garden in full bloom. My kids loved plucking the crisp vegetables from the garden, so much so that I think they forgot that they were filling themselves up with such a healthful snack.


Rating: 4.5 stars 17
Simple, cheap, quick, and tasty! You can make it easily while traveling or camping. Good for backpacking or just a quick snack. This got me through many nights traveling in Guatemala and Mexico on a very limited budget. I still like to make it even with a full kitchen because it reminds me of camping at the Mayan ruins. The tuna with oil is preferable, and if the avocado is good quality and ripe, you might not even need any salt.

Sardines with Sun-Dried Tomato and Capers

Rating: 4.5 stars 57
No cooking involved. This recipe is for busy people looking for an easy recipe; great for fish lovers, even those a bit skeptical of sardines. This recipe will become a staple in your diet. The ingredients really balance out the fishy flavor, and turn a can of sardines into a tasty, gourmet meal on-the-go. Pair with quinoa and a side of spinach (preferably sauteed in olive oil with lemon) for a complete lunch or dinner. This meal provides energy, focus, and saves you time and money.