Make your own or add spices & herbs to store bought hummus to create a delicious, satisfying, protein packed snack or meal.
Getting sufficient protein throughout the day is important for balancing blood sugar, stabilizing mood and energy. Hummus is an excellent source of protein - and fibre!
Get creative with hummus to keep it appetizing & exciting.
1 can chickpeas
1/3 C tahini
2-4 cloves garlic (peeled and crushed a bit)
Juice of 1 lemon
2-4 TBSP water (depending desired thickness)
1/2 tsp sea salt
1/2 tsp black pepper
1 heaping tsp curry powder
2 TBSP olive oil
1 C cilantro (stems on!)
In a food processor, combine all the ingredients.
Blend for a few minutes until smooth.
Serve with crackers, corn chips, carrots, celery, cucumber etc.
*make this recipe by hand, if you don’t have a food professor. Use a big bowl and a masher. Press your garlic or dice and finely chop the cilantro. It’ll be chunky but delicious.