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Is Hummus good for your diet?

Yes. The main ingredient in Hummus is Tahini which is high in Omega 3 fats - which are good for you. It is 60 to 70% water so it will fill you up without weight gain. it has a high content of important minerals like Manganese, Copper and Sodium, and Calcium, Iron, Magnesium and Zinc. It is rich in vitamin C and B6 with vitamin E, K, Folate and Thiamin. Hummus also contains about 20 essential Amino Acids, including Tryptophan, Phenylalanine and Tyrosine. Bottom line is that Hummus tastes great and it's good for you so eat up!

What is Babaganoush?

This Middle Eastern puree consists of three primary ingredients: eggplant, sesame tahini and lemon juice. These base components are seasoned with garlic, olive oil, spices or fresh herbs like mint and parsley. While specific recipes may vary with different culinary regions and individual tastes, the nutritional makeup of baba ghanoush is largely determined by the main ingredients. Together, the eggplant, tahini and lemon juice make baba ghanoush rich in protein, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals.

What are the ingredients in Falafel?

Falafel is a deep-fried ball or patty made from ground chick peas, fava beans, or both. At Yosi Kitchen we only use chick peas. Falafel is a traditional Middle Eastern food, usually served in a pita, which acts as a pocket, or wrapped in a flatbread known as lafa. The falafel balls are topped with salads, pickled vegetables, hot sauce, and drizzled with tahini-based sauces. Falafel balls may also be eaten alone as a snack or served as part of a meze. Generally accepted to have first been made in Egypt, falafel has become a dish eaten throughout the Middle East.

What goes with Tabbouleh Salad?

Tabbouleh is a salad traditionally made of bulgur, tomatoes, finely chopped parsley, mint, onion and garlic, and seasoned with olive oil, lemon juice and salt. It has become a popular ethnic food in Western cultures. Tabbouleh salad is served with plain yogurt, olive oil and some larger salad leaves such as lettuce for crunch. Yosi Kitchen makes Tabbouleh Salad from fresh ingredients daily so you can enjoy this Middle Eastern favorite at home without the hassle of making it!

Is Eggplant Salad healthy?

Yosi Kitchen's Eggplant Salad is made from only the finest and freshest ingredients. We buy whole eggplant process it by hand. The herb and spice mixes are prepared and mixed using Yosi's secret recipe from the highest quality spices. Our Eggplant Salad consists of fresh eggplant, fresh red bell peppers, frsh garlic, canola oil, vinegar, salt and pepper, and our fresh herb and spice mix. Combined into the Yosi Kitchen Eggpland Salad makes a delicious and healthy dish that can be used as an appetizer or side dish for a meal.