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How Hummus Can Help You Stick to Your Healthy Eating New Year’s Resolution

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Now that the new year is well under way, how are you doing with your New Year’s resolution to eat healthier? If you fell off the bandwagon, not to fret, there are several easy ways to get back on track, and one of those is hummus dip recipes.

Hummus is a spread that consists of boiled chickpeas — also known as garbanzo beans — that have been mashed or pureed along with fresh lemon juice, fresh garlic, and sea salt. Some variations call for the addition of tahini, a sesame seed paste that adds an additional nutty flavor and creamy consistency, as well as a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil. Traditionally, hummus is garnished with a sprinkle of paprika, chopped parsley, lemon wedges, and additional olive oil.

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