Make It Your WayApril 17, 2011 at 12:17 pm | Posted in Dinner, Other | 12 Comments
Tags: almond milk, Athenos, hummus, pita
Last Wednesday I went to a local coffee shop and ordered their “Deluxe Hummus Plate.” I was IN LOVE!!! The only downside was that, with my own added carrots and drink, this cost me about $5.82. That seemed incredibly steep to me!
So, being the savvy and creative person I am, I decided to make my own version, AND use only the foods I actually wanted!
Here’s what I came up with:
Two sliced and toasted Whole Wheat with Honey Kangaroo pitas (note the whole grain upgrade), organic baby carrots, Athenos Black Olive Hummus, and a glass of unsweetened almond milk.
Total estimated price? $1.85!!!
I’ll admit there’s something about having it made up for me that’s nice, but it’s definitely not worth the extra $4.00. And by making it myself, I get to choose the specific foods that I’m craving and know exactly what’s going into the food I eat!
Do you ever like to recreate what you order at restaurants, whether for saving money or just for fun?