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Healthy & Nutritious Hummus

Now that the holidays are ending, many of us are recommitting to healthy eating and a fresh new start for the new year. Try this delicious hummus recipe as a nutritious snack to help you keep your New Year’s resolutions.

A serving platter filled with celery, broccoli, cauliflower, tomatoes and carrots and a dish of hummus in the center.



Yield: approx. 2 cups | Time: 10 minutes active | Difficulty: Easy


  • 1 can garbanzo beans (drained; reserve liquid)
  • 5 drops lemon essential oil
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp. tamari or soy sauce
  • 2–3 cloves garlic
  • 1/4 cup tahini (sesame butter)
  • 1/4 tsp. paprika


  1. Toss all ingredients in the blender.
  2. Add reserved garbanzo bean liquid a little bit at a time.
  3. Blend to desired consistency.
  4. Serve with your choice of crackers, chips, or vegetables.

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