It’s easy to get into a rut with lunch foods. We start off with lots of ideas about how varied and nutritious our lunches will be, but we get busy. Then we don’t think about it. Then we are left grabbing the first thing we think about. Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches or canned soup, for instance, can become staples of lunch. Another staple? Hummus. Today is another example of something fresh and light using this new staple: Pita Pockets with Hummus and Salad. You can make hummus yourself or you can purchase it premade. Either version is good.
Pita Pockets with Hummus and Salad
- 2-4 pita breads
- 1 tbsp. olive oil
- 1 tsp. vinegar
- 1/2 tsp. Dijon mustard
- pepper to taste
- 1/4 iceberg lettuce, finely shredded
- 1 scallion, chopped
- 1/2 yellow bell pepper, seeded and chopped
- 1 large tomato, seeded a...