Hummus is entirely made from beautiful plant-foods, including the magnificent chickpea which has been shown to stabilise blood sugar levels even the following day after consuming! Tahini is also a nutritious component of this age-old favourite, rich in calcium and iron. Here, ground coriander has been added for a refreshing twist, also bringing with it added antioxidants and healing properties for digestive discomfort.
Pair this nutrition-packed dip with fresh carrot sticks, healthy gluten-free pretzels and crackers for all the crunch without the nasties in this spring snacking platter for friends or family.
- 1 can chickpeas
- 3 tbsp tahini
- 2 tbsp water
- 2 cloves garlic
- 1 large lemon, juice only (approx 2 tbsp juice)
- 1.5 tsp coriander
- Salt and pepper
- Combine all ingredients in a blender, adding more warm water as you need for desired consistency. Adjust salt and pepper to your tastes.
- Spoon into an airtight container and store in the fridge.
About these ingredients
This wonderful legume is so versitiallle, throw it in salads, make dips and even add in desserts for a smooth base. They little bean is also known to stabilise blood sugar levels, even the following day after consuming
Tahini is a creamy spread made out of sesame seeds. It can be used in sweet and savoury foods where it can be made into a creamy sauce or delicious topping. This age-old favourite is rich in calcium and iron.