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Healthy Hummus Wednesday!

By Dr. Sapna |

INGREDIENTS:

  • 3 cups cooked chickpeas (2 cans organic)
  • ¾ -1 cup water
  • 2 cloves garlic peeled
  • 2 tablespoons tahini
  • 4 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • ½ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon chilli powder
  • sea salt to taste
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Place all ingredients in your high speed blender
  2. Start machine on low and increase speed to high
  3. You may need to use your blender’s plunger or a spatula if there are air pockets to push the chickpeas close to the blades
  4. Blend on high for a few seconds until hummus is smooth
  5. Add seasoning to taste once all blended
  6. drizzle olive oil on to blended hummus
  7. Store hummus in a sealed container and place in the refrigerator for at least one hour prior to serving.

For the creative:

Try adding green onions, roasted garlic, jalapeno peppers, kale, or roasted red peppers at the last stage of blending for a little creative twist!

 

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About The Author

Dr. Sapna is Toronto’s leading health expert on holistic healthy living and rehabilitation. Her passion for health, fitness, rehab, and nutrition has made her a leading authority on functional and integrative healthcare with highly regarded results-driven patient care. Dr. Sapna is a well known and respected Chiropractor, media personality, entrepreneur, educator, and a recognized leader in the field of injury rehab. Live inspired. Live Life!

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