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International Year of Pulses 2016

Food security is a huge concern worldwide. By 2050 it is estimated that global food production would need to increase by 60% in order to feed the entire world.  347 more words

Environmental Science & Technology

Israeli-style hummus tehina

I’ve made a lot of hummus over the years and I’ve used quite a few different techniques in search of the perfect hummus. For a while, I was a convert to the peeling chickpeas for the ultimate smooth and creamy hummus but, whichever way you peel your chickpeas, this requires quite a bit of commitment and work. 563 more words



Lentils and pulses are great for weight loss. They are packed with protein, high in fiber so that u feel full longer and low GI wich means they don’t spike your blood sugar levels. 15 more words

Pulse Love: Alberta Pulse Facts

Last month I shared some interesting Canadian pulse facts as part of my Pulse Love series for International Year of Pulses. This month, May, I’m sharing some facts about the Alberta pulse industry. 426 more words



This story was written for Sunday Photo Fiction–May 22nd, 2016. Each Sunday the host, Al Forbes, provides a picture prompt. The challenge for each member of the group is to write an original story or poem with no more than 200 words and inspired by the prompt. 261 more words

Falafel Burgers

I love falafel, but was looking for another option to frying those little tidbits of goodness.  By flattening them a little and baking them in the oven, I got falafel flavor in a burger without the mess. 447 more words

Gluten Free