If you’re tight for time and looking for a tasty snack, try whipping up this easy homemade spiced hummus to pair with your veggie sticks. Chickpeas are a great source of fibre and plant-based protein and have a low glycemic index, making this dip great for curbing appetite and balancing blood sugar.
1 can organic chickpeas, rinsed
1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
¼ tsp ground cumin
¼ tsp ground coriander
¼ tsp ground paprika
Pinch cayenne pepper (or more to taste)
Pinch salt (or more to taste)
Pinch ground pepper
Juice of ½ a lemon or lime
1 raw garlic clove, crushed
Place all ingredients in a blender or food processor and blend until smooth in consistency. Add additional water if your blender is struggling to blend it.
Cut up some vegetables into sticks such as carrot, cucumber, capsicum, zucchini and celery to dip in the hummus.