BigFlavorsMast-o-Khiar02.jpgGrowing up, whenever I went to visit my father, he would cook up a big ol’ Persian feast. It was his way of keeping up family traditions, and also introducing his kids to the flavors of his homeland. (more…)


My family loves heading out to the beach every summer. One of my favorite parts of these trips is packing up an assortment of delicious snacks to enjoy while we sit with our toes in the sand. With a little advance planning you can be assured that your cooler will be loaded up with lots of delicious, refreshing, healthy snacks.


Buffalo Chickpea Dip

Buffalo Chickpea Dip

Ready In: 10 minutes

Level: Easy

Prep: 10 minutes

Cook: 0 minutes

Yields: 1 bowl


  • 15.5 oz can of chick peas (drained and rinsed)
  • 3 Tbsp Hot Buffalo Sauce (plus more for garnish)
  • 1/4 c Stonyfield Organic Whole Milk Greek Plain Yogurt
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 celery stalk (diced, for garnish)
  • 1 Tbsp crumbled blue cheese (for garnish)


Step 1

Place chickpeas, wing sauce, yogurt and lemon juice in the bowl of a food processor. Purée until smooth.

Step 2

Place in a bowl, drizzle with more wing sauce and sprinkle celery and blue cheese on top.