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Gus Travassos
Food Service Director
(617) 730-2499
travassosg@whitsons.com


Teresa Vidette  
Assistant Food Service Director
(617) 730-2436
teresa_vidette@psbma.org

Joanne Conneely
617-730-2415
joanne_conneely@psbma.org

Baker School
Mary Foote
(617) 879-4511

Brookline High School
Bonnie Hatzieleftheriadis
(617) 713-5115

Coolidge Corner School
Paulette Paula
617-879-4400

Driscoll School
Marijana Gojak
617-879-4266

Heath School
Evelyn Petroski
617-879-4550

Lawrence School
Sabrina Feltz
617-879-4310

Lincoln School
Daniel Foote
617-879-4610

Pierce School
Donna Odell
617-730-2488

Runkle School
Merima Kantardzic
617-879-4679







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Heart Healthy Hummus

Hummus is a great heart healthy food that can be enjoyed as a dip for a snack or as a spread with vegetables or pita chips. This well-known chickpea mixture has a deep rooted ancient history from the Mediterranean and the Middle East.

Hummus contains lots of nutrients packed with health benefits. Chickpeas are a high-fiber food, they also contain minerals such as manganese, zinc, copper, magnesium as well as b-vitamins such as thiamine and vitamin B-6. Hummus is a dish that’s been enjoyed for centuries and it’s delicious, good for you, and easy to make. 

This week, try our chef approved recipe for hummus that’s tahini free and you too will fall in love with hummus.
 
INGREDIENTS

  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1 can of garbanzo beans (drained)
  • 4 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Black pepper to taste
  • For garnish: Paprika, cilantro, olive oil 
 
INSTRUCTIONS

In a blender, add garlic, garbanzo beans, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Blend until creamy and well mixed and pour mixture into a serving bowl.  For garnish, sprinkle paprika, pepper, cleantro, and a dash of olive oil on the top. Enjoy!