A healthy and versatile snack is hummus. Of course, it is even better when it is home made and you can be sure there are no added nasties. Click here to see Erin’s recipe.
Hummus can be used as a substitute for butter on your sandwich or wrap, as a dip for corn chips or veggie sticks and you can find many other ideas here.
Health benefits of hummus:
- Do not contain any cholesterol or saturated fats.
- They are rich in protein.
- Chickpeas are known to be effective in preventing build up of cholesterol in the blood vessels.
- Chickpeas and hummus can maintain correct blood sugar levels.