If you’re longing for recipes that are both healthy and yummy for the entire family, meet your match with the “The Yummy Mummy Kitchen: 100 Effortless and Irresistible Recipes to Nourish Your Family with Style and Grace” (click to buy now). Persuading children to eat right isn’t easy (and some adults can be mighty stubborn too!). However, author Marina Delio demonstrates the art of healthy cooking in this delightful cookbook, which is primarily plant-based. You’ll discover how magnificent meat-free eating can be as well as introduce your children to a healthier way of eating.
Easy to follow, with inspirational advice from the first “Yummy Mummy,” Marina’s grandmother, this recipe collection will please both young and old. Sample its delights with the vegan recipe for Effortless Edamame-Basil Hummus Dip below, and buy the “Yummy Mummy Kitchen” cookbook now by clicking here.
- 2 cups shelled cooked edamame
- ⅔ cup garbanzo beans (chickpeas), drained and rinsed
- 3 cloves garlic
- ¼ cup fresh basil, plus more for garnish
- ¼ cup lemon juice
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ¼ teaspoon freshly cracked pepper
- ⅓ cup extra-virgin olive oil
- Pita chips or carrots and celery for dipping
Directions: Reserve 1 tablespoon each of the edamame and garbanzo beans for garnish. In a food processor, blend the remaining edamame, the remaining garbanzo beans, the garlic, basil, lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Slowly pour the olive oil through the feed tube while the processor is on. Process until smooth and well blended. Add salt and pepper to taste. Pour into a serving bowl and garnish with edamame, garbanzo beans, olive oil, and basil. Serve with pita chips and vegetables.
Recipe and image excerpted from THE YUMMY MUMMY KITCHEN by Marina Delio. Copyright © 2013 by Marina Delio. Used with permission of HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers.