Everyday Living, SNACKS & SPICES, Uncategorized

Homemade Hummus

I always order Hummus.  I like to eat it with GG crackers, salads or chopped veggies.  But, what I found out pretty quickly is that the pre-packaged kind you buy in the store is FULL of fats and sometimes sugar. Definitely NOT what I want to spend my calories on during meals (I’d much rather have wine).  I found this super easy and healthy Hummus recipe and wanted to share it.  This is a BASIC hummus recipe.  The options to add different veggies and make something new are endless…….


  • 2 cans garbanzo beans (3 cups), drained and rinsed
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 3 tablespoons Tahini
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/3 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice (2 large lemons)
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

In the bowl of a food processor, combine the tahini and lemon juice and process for 1 minute, scrape the sides and bottom of the bowl then process for 30 seconds more. This extra time helps “whip” or “cream” the tahini, making the hummus smooth and creamy.

Add the olive oil, minced garlic, cumin, and a 1/2 teaspoon of salt to the whipped tahini and lemon juice. Process for 30 seconds, scrape the sides and bottom of the bowl then process another 30 seconds or until well blended.

Open, drain, and rinse the chickpeas. Add half of the chickpeas to the food processor and process for 1 minute. Scrape sides and bottom of the bowl, then add remaining chickpeas and process until thick and quite smooth; 1 to 2 minutes.

Most likely the hummus will be too thick or still have tiny bits of chickpea. To fix this, with the food processor turned on, slowly add 2 to 3 tablespoons of water until you reach the perfect consistency.

Taste for salt and adjust as needed. Serve hummus with a drizzle of olive oil and dash of paprika. Store homemade hummus in an airtight container and refrigerate up to one week.

NUTRITION PER SERVING: Serving Size 1/4 cup / Calories 190 / Protein 6 g / Carbohydrate18 g / Dietary Fiber 5 g / Total Sugars 3 g / Total Fat 11 g / Saturated Fat 2 g / Cholesterol 0 mg


  1. http://tinyurl.com/y4dtyyru

    June 17, 2019 at 9:07 am

    Howdy! Do you use Twitter? I’d like to follow you if that would be okay.
    I’m definitely enjoying your blog and look forward to new updates.

  2. gamefly free trial

    June 4, 2019 at 4:59 am

    Hmm is anyone else experiencing problems with the images on this blog
    loading? I’m trying to find out if its a problem on my end or if it’s the blog.
    Any responses would be greatly appreciated.

  3. gamefly free trial

    June 1, 2019 at 4:43 am

    It’s impressive that you are getting ideas from this article as well as from our discussion made at this time.

  4. gamefly free trial

    May 31, 2019 at 6:29 pm

    Appreciation to my father who told me concerning this weblog, this blog is genuinely amazing.

  5. gamefly free trial

    May 30, 2019 at 8:41 am

    I seriously love your site.. Excellent colors & theme.
    Did you make this website yourself? Please reply
    back as I’m attempting to create my own personal blog
    and would love to learn where you got this from or what the theme is called.
    Appreciate it!

  6. gamefly free trial

    May 28, 2019 at 9:13 pm

    Thanks a bunch for sharing this with all people you really know what you
    are talking about! Bookmarked. Kindly also seek advice
    from my site =). We will have a link change contract between us

    1. Rosanna

      May 29, 2019 at 9:28 am

      Thank you! I appreciate you being a reader and taking the time to comment.

  7. how to get help in windows 10

    May 24, 2019 at 3:21 am

    Hi, I want to subscribe for this website to obtain newest updates,
    therefore where can i do it please assist.

  8. how to download minecraft free

    May 16, 2019 at 10:19 pm

    Hi, after reading this awesome paragraph i am as well cheerful to share my knowledge here with mates.

    1. Rosanna

      May 17, 2019 at 6:25 am

      Thank you so much for taking time to comment. I appreciate you being a reader and showing support. Have a wonderful day!

    2. Rosanna

      May 19, 2019 at 9:00 am

      Thank you! I am happy you found the information helpful and enjoyed the article. I appreciate you being a reader and taking time to comment and show support

  9. minecraft download free pc

    May 12, 2019 at 7:19 am

    Heya! I’m at work browsing your blog from my new iphone 4!
    Just wanted to say I love reading your blog and look forward to all your posts!
    Carry on the outstanding work!

    1. Rosanna

      May 12, 2019 at 7:45 am

      Thank you so much for your comment. I appreciate you being a reader.

  10. download minecraft for free

    May 8, 2019 at 3:21 am

    Hi I am so glad I found your web site, I really found you by error, while I was browsing on Askjeeve for
    something else, Anyhow I am here now and would just like to say thanks for a
    remarkable post and a all round exciting blog (I also love
    the theme/design), I don’t have time to browse it all at the minute but I have book-marked it and also included your RSS feeds, so when I have time I
    will be back to read a lot more, Please do keep up the fantastic job.

    1. Rosanna

      May 8, 2019 at 6:47 am

      Glad you found us! Thank you for taking time to comment.

  11. how to download minecraft

    May 6, 2019 at 3:06 pm

    This blog was… how do I say it? Relevant!! Finally I’ve found something that helped me.
    Many thanks!

    1. Rosanna

      May 6, 2019 at 5:13 pm

      Thank you for taking time to comment on this blog! I am very happy that it helped. Have a great day!

  12. gamefly free trial

    May 5, 2019 at 8:03 am

    Asking questions are really pleasant thing if you are not understanding anything fully,
    except this article presents good understanding yet.

  13. gamefly

    May 3, 2019 at 6:08 am

    Simply wish to say your article is as astounding. The
    clearness in your post is simply excellent and i can assume you’re an expert on this subject.
    Fine with your permission let me to grab your RSS feed to keep updated with forthcoming post.
    Thanks a million and please carry on the enjoyable work.

Leave a Reply