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Houmous / hummus / homous - however you spell it, this chickpea dip is utterly delicious, super simple to make and packed with nutrients.

Houmous / Homous / Hoummos / Hummus - however you spell it, this chickpea dip is utterly delicious and packed with nutrients:

✴︎ Chickpeas are a great source of protein and rich in vitamins, minerals, fibre and iron.

✴︎ Tahini, which is made from sesame seeds, is a great source of calcium and zinc.

✴︎ Extra virgin olive oil is a brilliant healthy fat which may improve heart health and reduce inflammation!

Plus it’s ridiculously easy to make and you can experiment with all sorts of different flavours...

✴︎ Pesto and seeds (that’s what I’ve used)

✴︎ Roasted butternut squash, raisins, cumin and coriander

✴︎ Avocado & spinach

✴︎ Roasted red peppers and smoked paprika

All you do is blitz together…

✴︎ 1 x 400g tin chickpeas, drained and rinsed

✴︎ 1 tsp tahini paste

✴︎ 2 tbsp olive oil (add more during blending if needed)

✴︎ 2 tbsp water (add more during blending if needed)

✴︎ A squeeze of lemon juice

✴︎ 1-2 cloves garlic (optional)

✴︎ Salt & pepper, to taste

✴︎ Whatever additional extras you’re using

Serve with veggie sticks, although you should avoid raw carrot if it’s for young babies. They’re fine with cucumber or capsicum peppers though.

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