Learn To Love Your Leftovers
North American Precis Syndicate
Sweet Potato Hummus and Goat Cheese served with Crunchmaster® crackers make for a tasty snack that's great anytime and a good way to use up leftover cooked sweet potatoes. (NAPS)
(NAPSI)—If you're like most Americans, you sometimes open your
refrigerator and wonder what's to eat inside. That can be especially true at
Fortunately, there's more you can do with leftovers than throw them away.
• For example, you can plan
to have them. As long as you're cooking anyway, make twice the amount you
need for dinner and you've got two dinners or a lunch or two, saving time and
effort later in the week.
• Be sure to store your leftovers properly. Label and date the contents.
Use glass or plastic containers that let you see what's inside.
• Make soups and stews. Puree leftover vegetables with some broth and heat
it up with cut-up leftover meat.
• Don't just eat them. Grind up leftover half lemons and limes in the
garbage disposal to keep it clean. If you have leftover citrus fruit peel,
let it dry and then toss it into your fireplace for a delightful aroma.
Another way to fill the house with a great scent: When there's just a few
grains of cinnamon or nutmeg left in the jar, fill it with water and
microwave it for a minute.
• Repurpose them. Here's a great idea about what to do with leftover sweet
potatoes from Thanksgiving or any occasion. Give these savory Sweet Potato
Hummus & Goat Cheese Snacks a try.
Making hummus in a food processor takes just a few minutes and can be
enjoyed with Crunchmaster® Pumpkin Harvest Crackers for a seasonal
The crackers combine real pumpkin and autumn spices with the goodness of
whole grains and flaxseeds. Because they're Crunchmaster crackers, they're
gluten-free, non-GMO and full of flavor.
Made with wholesome ingredients from trusted sources, these simply
delicious snacks are crafted to fit every healthy lifestyle.
Sweet Potato Hummus and Goat Cheese
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
½ cup chopped cooked sweet potato
¾ cup canned chickpeas, drained and
3 Tbsp tahini
5 tsp lemon juice
1 clove garlic
½ tsp salt
¼ tsp pepper
¼ tsp ground cumin
24 Crunchmaster® Pumpkin
4 Tbsp crumbled goat cheese
2 Tbsp toasted pumpkin seeds
In food processor, blend sweet
potato, chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, garlic, salt, pepper, cumin and ⅓
cup water until smooth, scraping down sides if necessary. Spread 2 tsp hummus
over each cracker. Sprinkle with goat cheese and pumpkin seeds.
Tip: Refrigerate leftover
hummus in an airtight container for up to three days.
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