Things to Know About Mango
Mango is a juicy fruit produced from a large number of tropical tree species belonging to the flowering plant genus Mangifera, which is mostly grown for its edible fruits.
Several hundred mango varieties are available worldwide.
Mango is also known as the national fruit of India and Pakistan and the national tree of Bangladesh.
The word mango is derived from the word māṅṅa in the Malayalam language and is thought to have originated in the 15th and 16th centuries.
The oldest known source for mango growing is from 2000 BC and it originated in India.
Mango was brought to East Asia around 400-500 BC, to the Philippines in the 15th century, and to Africa and Brazil by the Portuguese explorers in the 16th century.
Things to Know About Hummus
There are 6 main ingredients of classical humus; chickpea, tahini, lemon juice, garlic, olive oil and sea salt.
Chickpeas, one of the main ingredients of hummus, have a high fiber content. It regulates blood sugar and protects heart health.
Hummus is a plant-based source of protein. It is a nutritious choice for vegans and vegetarians. (It contains about 7.9 grams of protein per serving.)
In addition to lunch and dinner, it can be a healthy choice for snacks and breakfasts. As an appetizer with meat and chicken dishes; You can consume it as a sauce on toast for breakfast.
Hummus is a nutritious Middle Eastern appetizer. Being a high fiber and protein source, appetizer gives a feeling of satiety and helps to lose weight by accelerating metabolism. However, it is not low in calories due to its tahini and olive oil content. Its excessive consumption can lead to weight gain. It is recommended not to consume more than 2 times a week.
It is anti-inflammatory thanks to the chickpea, sesame and cinnamon oil it contains. It prevents inflammation.
It does not contain gluten, dairy or shelled nuts. In this way, it can be an excellent choice for individuals with allergies. Those who are allergic to sesame are recommended not to choose it.
How To Serve Hummus?
Hummus can be served as an appetizer, dip, or sauce. You can spread it on sandwiches, wraps, or hamburgers. You can pour it as a sauce on grilled meats. It also goes well with sautéed vegetables or salads. You can also serve it with pita bread or chips.
Here are our delicious recipes that you can serve with Mango Hummus: