February 4, 2020
Snacking doesn’t always need to be unhealthy! Here’s a quick recipe that you can use as a base to create all sorts of tasty treats that are good for your heart.
2 – 15 oz. cans of chick peas (garbanzo beans)
2 cloves of garlic
1/4 cup tahini sesame see paste
1/3 cup lemon juice
1/4 cup olive oil
- In a blender or food processor, add the 2 cloves of garlic and blend for a few seconds.
- Add the other ingredients and blend well, until the hummus is smooth.
- Serve the hummus on cut cucumber circles, with sliced green, red or yellow bell peppers or with your favorite crudité vegetable.
Creative Alternatives: Add melted dark chocolate, pureed avocado, canned pumpkin or peanut butter to create different hummus alternatives that are still healthy snacks.