Hummus!!

It’s not just about Hummus, do you have any idea how healthy it is?

(1) It is super nutritious and packed with plant based proteins.

(2) Its is rich in ingredients proven to help fight inflammation.

(3) It is high in fiber that promotes digestive health and feeds your good gut bacteria.

(4) It has a low glycemic index, so may help control sugar levels.

(5) It contains heart healthy ingredients that may reduce heart disease risk.

(6) It promotes weight loss and helps you maintain a healthy body weight.

(7) It is great for those with intolerances, as It’s naturally gluten-, nut- and dairy-free.

(8) It is incredibly easy to add to your diet.

(9) Hummus also contains a wide range of vitamins and minerals other than folate, including vitamin K, zinc, iron, magnesium and vitamin C.

(10) It can be eaten with anything be it roasted chicken, a beef steak, sautéed vegetables or just a plain omelet!

Always remember anything consumed too much is always harmful, moderation is the key. One cup of Hummus has 408 calories.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups of canned chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained or you may take fresh soak them over night, boil them in the morning and drain the extra water.
  • 1/3 cup of tahini (if not available use 4 tbsp. Sesame seeds)
  • 1/4 cup of lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • A pinch of salt

Method:

  • Place the ingredients into a food processor and blend until smooth.
  • Enjoy on wraps, sandwiches or as a tasty dip. You may eat it with your favorite crackers, or even with a spoon itself.

This is the easiest yet flavorful food to make at home.

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