Are your snacks looking for a healthy and delicious upgrade?
Packed with protein and flavor, hummus is the perfect substitute for a dip or spread on just about anything.
We’ve got 4 simple hummus recipes we think you’ll love. So bust out your veggies, pita chips and wraps! We’re about to change the way you snack.
1. The Traditional
Combine 1 can cooked chickpeas, ½ cup tahini, 2-4 tbsp olive oil, the juice from ½ lemon, and a clove of minced/ crushed fresh garlic in a blender, food processor, or magic bullet. Garnish with fresh feta or a dash of paprika and olive oil.
Combine 1 can black beans with fresh cilantro, the juice from ½ lime, a dash of red chili pepper and cumin. Blend together, and top with fresh cilantro sprig. Careful- it’s got a bite!
3. Veggie Hummus
Combine ½ can cooked chickpeas with ½ cup cooked and cooled edamame. Blend with shredded kale, 2 cloves of garlic, 1 grated carrot, juice from ½ lemon, and 3 tbsp olive oil. Serve with kalamata olives and pine nuts on top.
4. Greek Hummus
Combine 1 can cooked chickpeas with ¼ cup feta cheese, ½ cup fresh basil leaves, 1 clove garlic, ⅛ cup sun dried tomatoes, and 3 tbsp olive oil. Blend well, serve with a swirl of olive oil, kalamata olives, and pine nuts.
*Remember that these recipes stay fresh for 4 days max. Refrigerate and seal in an airtight container.
Snack smart, and enjoy!
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