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HERE’S TO HUMMUS HEALTH!

Recipe for hummus

If you’ve been to a party anytime in the last decade or so, you’ve probably seen a container of hummus placed on the appetizer table, usually with a bag of pita chips nearby. It’s likely that you’ve enjoyed the taste, but did you know that hummus is actually a healthful snack?

Originating in the Middle East, hummus is a thick spread comprised of ground-up chickpeas, and blended with tahini, olive oil, lemon juice, salt and garlic. There are many different types of hummus as well as recipes to utilize hummus, which makes it one of the most popular dips around. In fact, some 15 million Americans consume hummus on a regular bas (more…)

21 Jul 2015

If You’re Planning a Party or Just Preparing a Snack, Consider Using Hummus

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Are you hosting an upcoming party? Perhaps you are planning a Mediterranean meal this week or you just want a healthy snack. If either of these situations apply to you, you may want to consider various hummus dip recipes.

But what are hummus dips exactly? They are comprised of a mix of tahini (made from sesame seeds) chickpeas that have been pureed, salt, garlic, and lemon juice. The hummus may include other ingredients as well depending on the variety. Roasted garlic hummus dip and roasted red pepper hummus dip are examples of variations on the classic recipe.

As far as Guinness World Records go, the biggest hummus dish was made from two tons of tahini, eight tons of chickpeas that had been boiled, 154 pounds of olive (more…)

10 Apr 2014