This is pretty much one of the most perfect meals…it has protein, fruits, veggies, and carbs, not to mention it is delicious. It will fill you up, but is light and won’t weigh you down. Not too much more to say about this one…it’s one of my favs.
- 1 pita
- 3 tablespoons hummus
- 6 kalamata olives, pitted and halved
- 2-3 strawberries, sliced
- 1 stalk of heart of palm, sliced
- green onions, to garnish
- balsamic glaze, drizzle to garnish
Spread hummus evenly over pita bread. Top with olives, strawberries, and hearts of palm. Sprinkle with green onions and drizzle with balsamic glaze to garnish.
If you can’t find a vegan balsamic glaze in your grocery store (many of the ones I have seen have milk…why??) you can easily make your own. Mix 2 cups of balsamic vinegar and 1/2 cup of brown sugar in a saucepan over medium heat, stirring constantly until sugar has dissolved. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, and simmer until glaze is reduced by half, about 20 minutes. Glaze should coat the back of a spoon. Easy enough!
Make this your own. Add more of, or less of, whatever you like. I am a little piggy and sometimes double the amount of toppings 😛 Don’t like hearts of palm (although you really need to try them if you haven’t!)? Try artichoke hearts instead. Cilantro would be a good replacement for the green onion. Add some sun dried tomatoes if you’re so inclined. Have fun with it. Eat it by yourself or make a bunch and bring them as an appetizer to a party. No matter what…just try it!
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