Healthy Hummus by Steve “The Food Guy”

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Healthy Hummus by Steve “The Food Guy”

Recently, we had Steve “The Food Guy” Teglas as a host on our Tuesday night ARIIX Live. Steve shared with us some amazing recipes that only help with weight loss goals, instead of hindering them. Now we’re sharing some healthy hummus options that you can have as a dip for a snack or at a party and still stay on track for your goals — enjoy!

Classic Hummus

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INGREDIENTS

  • 1 14-ounce can of chickpeas
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1⁄4 cup tahini sauce
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 2-4 tablespoons water Parsley, chopped, to serve

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Add chickpeas, garlic, tahini, lemon juice, and seasonings to the bowl of a 2-quart food processor. Blend until smooth.
  2. While blending, slowly add in the coconut oil and water until hummus is creamy and smooth.
  3. Garnish with additional red pepper flakes, chopped parsley, and a drizzle of coconut oil.

Makes 2 cups

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

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INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 red bell peppers, seeded and quartered
  • 1 14-ounce can of chickpeas
  • 1 clove garlic 3 tablespoons tahini sauce
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Preheat oven to 400 ̊F (200 ̊C).
  2. Place the peppers on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet and roast for 20-25 minutes, until peppers are fragrant and the skin has charred. Allow peppers to cool before peeling away the charred skin.
  3. Add roasted peppers, chickpeas, garlic, tahini, lemon juice, smoked paprika, salt, and pepper to the bowl of a 2-quart food processor. Blend until smooth.
  4. While blending, slowly add in the coconut oil until hummus is creamy and smooth.
  5. Garnish with finely chopped bell pepper and a drizzle of olive oil.

Makes 2 cups

Spinach and Artichoke Hummus

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INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 14-ounce can of chickpeas
  • 1 cup baby spinach
  • 3 artichoke hearts
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 3 tablespoons tahini sauce
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Add chickpeas, spinach, artichoke hearts, garlic, tahini, lemon juice, and seasonings to the bowl of a 2- quart food processor. Blend until smooth.
  2. While blending, slowly add in the coconut oil until hummus is creamy and smooth.
  3. Garnish with a few leaves of spinach, additional chopped artichoke hearts, and a drizzle of olive oil.
  4. Enjoy!

Makes 2 cups

Avocado Hummus

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INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 14-ounce can of chickpeas
  • 1 cup baby spinach
  • 3 artichoke hearts
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 3 tablespoons tahini sauce
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Add chickpeas, spinach, artichoke hearts, garlic, tahini, lemon juice, and seasonings to the bowl of a 2- quart food processor. Blend until smooth.
  2. While blending, slowly add in the coconut oil until hummus is creamy and smooth.
  3. Garnish with a few leaves of spinach, additional chopped artichoke hearts, and a drizzle of olive oil.
  4. Enjoy!

Makes 2 cups

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