I love to feed my kids healthy snacks that they don’t know are healthy. I am kinda sneaky that way. They have hit that stage of childhood where they eat …constantly. I am not sure how their metabolism works, but I wish mine was on overdrive like theirs is.
One of their favorite snack is chips (any kind); Plain, with dip, with salsa…you name it. I decided to see what they would do with Hummus, but it is kinda of expensive for the pre-made dip. So I made my own. It was a huge it, and great for dipping veggies too!
Homemade Hummus Dip
- 3 cloves fresh garlic
- 1 Can drained Garbanzo Beans
- up to 1/2 cup water
- 2 tablespoons tahini
- juice of 1/2 lemon
- 2 tablespoons vinegar
- 1/2 teaspoon cumin
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
- 1/2 tablespoon paprika
- Mince garlic in blender or food processor.
- Blend in beans, adding water in small amounts, until pureed (may not use all of water).
- Add tahini, lemon juice, vinegar, cumin, and salt.
- Add more water if needed, for desired consistency.
- Place in serving dish; then drizzle with oil and sprinkle with paprika.
I am Amanda. Mom to 3 wonderful kids & lots of furbabies. Plus wife to my hubby, David, for 20 years (gosh that makes me sound old). In our house we love to get outside, have family fun, and enjoy all Florida has to offer (Hey, Universal!) We do all of that with a few shortcuts.