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What’s not to love about this recipe? Beans of all kinds are a nutritional knock-out, with their 1-2 punch of fiber and protein content to satisfy even the hungriest of appetites. Lima beans boast a whooping 706 mg of potassium per 1 cup serving. Lori Bumbaco, Oncology Dietitian at NorthShore, shares this light recipe is perfect for a summer snack on crackers and sandwiches or with veggies and salads.
Basil was referred to as the Royal Herb by the ancient Greeks, and for good reason! The flavonoids provide anti-oxidant protection and the oils in basil may possess anti-inflammatory properties.
And what would any tasty hummus be without tahini? Made from simple paste of finely ground sesame seeds, tahini contains heart healthy monounsaturated fats, minerals, and B vitamin thiamin, elevating this recipe to a high ranking nutrition choice.
Recipe adapted from Eating Bird Food.