Hello sunshine!

Despite the bad weather (for more than two weeks) today is a happy day! My article about sleep was published in the Portuguese magazine Lux and, to celebrate, I wrote my hummus recipe, a recipe that I make for some years now and that I have never shared with anyone. Today I am sharing it with you.

Hummus is a typical food from the Arab world made of chickpea, so it is a good source of protein, fiber, zinc, folate, B6, just to give a few examples.

Besides its nutritional value, hummus is a good option if you want to reduce your dairy intake. What about a chickpea sandwich instead of a cheese sandwich?

 

Hummus Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups of cooked chickpeas
  • 100 ml of mineral water
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 teaspoon of olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons of tahin
  • 1 small garlic clove (chopped)
  • 1 teaspoons of lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon of cumin

 

Instructions:

  1. Place the chickpeas in the food processor and grind them
  2. Add the water and mix everything together until it gets a smooth consistency
  3. Next, add the remaining ingredients – salt, olive oil, tahin, garlic, lemon juice and cumin – and mix again

 

Now you just need to put the hummus in a jar and store it in the fridge. You should eat it within 1-2 weeks.

 

Enjoy!

 

Nurture yourself,

Natacha

 

(Recipe updated on 12/06/2018)

 

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