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Creamy Dreamy Eggplant Hummus

If you haven’t had it yet, this was inspired by TJs amazing oil free eggplant hummus! I keep going through that stuff too fast, and decided it would be way more economical to make my own! Not that this is an exact replica, but it did come out quite tasty!  The texture from the eggplant makes this hummus super creamy, without needing to add any additional liquids. You could use chick peas or really any legume of choice, but I used some black eyed peas for their iron and calcium boost and for variety. I like to rotate my beans to make sure I am getting a wide array of nutrients!  

You need:

1 cup oven roasted eggplant

4 cloves oven roasted garlic

1 cup cooked black eye peas

Pinch salt

1 tablespoon tahini

1 sprig thyme

1 sprig fresh parsely

1 lemon juiced
I began by chopping and eggplant into 1 inch cubes in a baking dish with about 1/4in water in the base. To this I simply added 4 cloves of smashed garlic and baked them at 375F x 20min or until golden brown. Then set aside to cool.  Once room termperature, combine all ingredients into a high speed blender until very creamy. Garnish with fresh parsely and/or sesame seeds, and enjoy!

Creamy Dreamy Eggplant Hummus

If you haven’t had it yet, this was inspired by TJs amazing oil free eggplant hummus! I keep going through that stuff too fast, and decided it would be way more economical to make my own! Not that this is an exact replica, but it did come out quite tasty!  The texture from the eggplant makes this hummus super creamy, without needing to add any additional liquids. You could use chick peas or really any legume of choice, but I used some black eyed peas for their iron and calcium boost and for variety. I like to rotate my beans to make sure I am getting a wide array of nutrients!  

You need:

1 cup oven roasted eggplant

4 cloves oven roasted garlic

1 cup cooked black eye peas

Pinch salt

1 tablespoon tahini

1 sprig thyme

1 sprig fresh parsely

1 lemon juiced
I began by chopping and eggplant into 1 inch cubes in a baking dish with about 1/4in water in the base. To this I simply added 4 cloves of smashed garlic and baked them at 375F x 20min or until golden brown. Then set aside to cool.  Once room termperature, combine all ingredients into a high speed blender until very creamy. Garnish with fresh parsely and/or sesame seeds, and enjoy!

Easy Creamy Hummus Veggie Wrap!

This is soooo delicious, so satisfying for health seekers who love all things sandwichey like me 🙂 The brown rice tortilla makes it gluten-free; to make the tortilla more pliable, I recommend microwaving covered in a damp paper towel for 15 sec on each side.

You need:
1 brown rice tortilla
2-3 tbs hummus*
3 baby carrots carrots, cut into slivers
1/4 small cucumber sliced
1 handful baby kale
red onion, small sliver sliced thin
1/8 avocado, sliced thin
1tbs fresh cilantro

Spread hummus on tortilla, and the assemble veggies. Roll and cut in half on a bias; that makes it look fancy 😉 Enjoy!

*i highly recommend making your own hummus here.

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Creamy Dreamy White Bean Hummus

Why buy hummus ever again? This is too easy and too delicious to go back to store bought. I used white (navy) beans for variety; they turned out so creamy and wonderful. I imagine garbanzos could be used instead.

Blend all ingredients on high, adding fresh herbs for last 30 sec once hummus is creamy:
1 can navy beans
Juice of 1 large lemon
2tbs tahini
1tbs olive oil
1 clove garlic
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp fresh thyme
1/4 tsp fresh rosemary
Dash red pepper

Garnish with more red pepper, thyme, and rosemary. Serve with crackers or veggies!

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