A Zesty Snack: Vibrant Turmeric Hummus

A Zesty Snack: Vibrant Turmeric Hummus

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Turmeric is pretty much the most powerful herb on the planet. It is filled with anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, anti-bacterial and anti-bacterial properties, benefiting your digestion, immune system, heart and brain.

Turmeric is popular in Indian dishes. But what if you don’t feel like Indian food or anything Asian tonight? There is good news for you!

Using turmeric, you can create a fun twist with a popular and very much loved Middle Eastern food: hummus!

Hummus is life, some may say.

It is a fantastic dip for veggies and raw crackers. It is a great ingredient for lettuce wraps, pitas and sandwiches. You can even mix it into salads instead of salad dressings!

Versatile, right?! And with turmeric it is even more remedying for your body!

Turmeric Hummus

Ingredients:

  • 1 can of chickpeas
  • ¼ cup of ‘chickpea water’ from the can
  • 1 tbsp of olive oil
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • ½ tbsp of ground turmeric
  • 1 - 2 cloves of garlic
  • ¼ tsp cumin
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper (more or less according to your taste)

Instructions:

1. Add everything to your food processor or a strong blender.
2. Process for 30 - 60 seconds.

Do you have any other fun ideas to get the benefits of turmeric and use this superfood spice in your diet? Share in the comments below.

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