Category Archives: Dip

Wildwood Organics Priobitic Hummus Spicy Cayenne

IMG_0606Following the probiotic trend, I sampled the Wildwood Organics Probiotic Hummus in Spicy Cayenne. They were not kidding when they say this is spicy. I got the initial mouth burn from the spice and then it sort of mellowed down while I ate it. When I was done, the mouth burning sensation lingered for a bit.  I can taste a little hint of the “probioticness” in the hummus because it had a little “probiotic soymilk” taste to it. Smooth, but not as creamy as I had hoped. The texture and the color reminds me of baby food — pureed carrots to be exact. One serving of 2 tablespoon (28g) is 70 calories, 2 WW, 5 grams of fat (0.5 gram saturated), no cholesterol, 95 milligram of sodium, 3 grams of carbohydrates, 1 gram of dietary fiber, 1 gram of sugar and 1 gram of protein. This product is Organic, Vegan, Kosher and contains live and active cultures. Ingredients: Fresh Cooked Garbanzo Beans* (Garbanzo*, water), Canola Oil*, Tahini*, Garlic*, Spices*, Sea Salt, Lemon or Lime Concentrate*, Cayenne Pepper*, Active Cultures (L. acidophilus, Bfidobacterium ssp., L casei) *Organic.

The Live Food Advantage — Promoting Healthy Digestion.

Creamy, Smooth & Full of Flavor Promoting Healthy Digestion
Contains Probiotic Cultures
Cooking Fresh Garbanzo Beans Since 1980

Other flavors that might interest you include: Classic, Indian Spice, Low Fat Classic, Raspberry Chipotle, and Roasted Red Pepper — all organic and probiotic of course. Probiotics in hummus, yogurt and soymilk now, I wonder what they will come up with next.

Retails: N/A (will update when I find out)
My Cost: Free
Calories: 70 per 2 tbsp
WW: 2

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Filed under Dip, Hummus, Whole Foods, WW: 2

Trader Joe’s Spicy Black Bean Dip

Picture 42Trader Joe’s Fat Free Spicy Black Bean Dip has become sort of a staple in my house. I used it for my “crack wraps” and it becomes so delicious. The dip is thick and smooth with a medium spicy level. The color is that of mushed black beans since the jar contains no preservatives, no artificial ingredients, and no oils added. One serving is 2 tablespoon (28 grams) and only 30 calories, 0 WW, fat-free, cholesterol-free, 160 milligram of sodium, 6 grams of carbohydrates, 2 grams of fiber, no sugar, and 2 grams of protein. Not too shabby in the protein department considering this is only a dip. Simple ingredients list: black beans, water, tomato paste, onions, distilled vinegar (from corn), honey, salt, jalapenos, spices, and garlic. I can really taste the vinegar and jalapeno flavor in here which I love. Besides “crack wrap”, I like to use this to dip veggies too. Makes eating veggies all the more exciting and flavorful. Sort of like a low calories hummus in my opinion. Black beans instead of garbanzo beans and minus any fats like tahini. Shelf stable so I buy a few jars at a time. Of course, you have to refrigerate after opening. Very delicious and reasonably priced at only $1.69. You got to love Trader Joes.

Retails: $1.69  per 12 oz jar @ Trader Joes
My Cost: $1.69
Calories: 30 per 2 tbsp (28g)
WW: 0

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Filed under Beans, Dip, Trader Joe's, WW: 0