1. The term "Salary" is derived from the word "Salt". In ancient Rome, soldiers were paid partially in salt. Hence "salary" was born. When someone is "not worth their salt", it means they are so bad at their job they shouldn't get paid.
2. Salt not only makes your food taste better, it actually allows you to taste more of your food.Adding salt to your dish causes more Aerocarbons to be release from the food, which is what your olfactory system (your nose) interprets as flavor.
3. The pink color in Himalayan salt comes from iron molecules in the salt.Iron is also what makes some fireworks burn the color red when they explode.
4. If you skipped processed food and added your own salt when cooking you would reduce your salt intake by 77%Only 6%-11% of the salt you eat comes from you adding salt to your food.The other 12% exists naturally in your foods. Even if you are heavy handed with your salt, you would never be able to match the salt in …
Here is a step-by-step guide on how to make hummus at home.
Step 1: Watch the step-by-step video
Step 2: Gather the tools you'll need Blender or food processor (anything with spinning blades will work)Cutting boardKnifeSpatulaCitrus squeezerCan opener1 Tbsp. measuring spoon1/4 C. measuring cupA small utensil (I used a spoon, but anything long and small will work)Zester (optional)Bench scraper (optional)
Step 3: Prepare your ingredients 1 can (about 16oz, or 2 C.) of garbanzo beans, drained1 fresh lemon1/4 Tbsp. of zestAll of the juice1/4 C. extra virgin olive oil1 Tbsp. ground cumin2 cloves of garlic, peeled2-3 drops of sesame oil~1 tsp. moist salt (I like Mayan Gold for this)~ 1/4 tsp. cracked black pepper
Step 4: Add it all to the blender
You don't have to do anything special here. Just add the garbanzo beans, lemon zest, lemon juice, olive oil, cumin, peeled garlic cloves, sesame oil, salt, and pepper to your blender or food processor.
Step 5: Blend it
Blend all of the ing…