When buying hummus, it is best to find one that is free from salt and oil to reduce sodium intake and fat, which will also help lower calories if you’re trying to lose weight. Most store-bought hummus has salt and oil, so here is a simple recipe so you can make your own healthy hummus.
Easy Hummus (from Engine 2)
- 2 cans chickpeas, rinsed and drained
- 3 cloves garlic
- Juice of 1 lemon
- 2 teaspoons ground cumin
- 2 teaspoons coconut aminos
- 1/4 cup water or vegetable broth
Directions: Combine all ingredients in a high-powered blender and blend until smooth.
You can use this hummus on salads, as a spread for sandwiches, or as a dip for veggies!