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Healthy Hummus Recipe: Macadamia Nut Hummus
This was an amazing foodie surprise during my trip to Hawaii! Macadamia nuts are a local favorite and in many popular Hawaiian dishes or Hawaiian snacks. For this healthy hummus, the nuts add a lightness and some extra texture without being too over powerful. This easy hummus recipe is perfect as a healthy snack idea - especially as an option for work or travel.
This is a 5 minute or less healthy recipe!
Makes: 4 servings
Prep Time: 5 to 15 minutes (if shelling chickpeas)
Total Time: 5 to 15 minutes
NUTRITIONAL BENEFITS OF THIS HEALTHY SNACK RECIPE
- Fiber (Chickpeas, Macadamia Nuts)
Nutrient Dense Carbs (Chickpeas, Macadamia Nuts)
Protein (Chickpeas, Macadamia Nuts)
Healthy Fats (Tahini, Macadamia Nuts)
Macadamia Nut Hummus Ingredients
- 1 can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
- 1/4 cup macadamia nuts (plus more to top hummus)
- 3 tbsp tahini (more if you don't mind the taste)
- Juice 1/2 lemon
- 2 cloves garlic peeled and minced
- 1 cup water (to add for creaminess)
- Salt and pepper to taste
- This first step is optional but lets you get a creamier hummus: soak all chickpeas in a bowl of water with spoonful of baking soda for ten minutes then remove shells
- Combine all ingredients except for water in food processor, blend until smooth
- Add additional water as needed until you get the hummus texture you want, also add salt, pepper and more lemon juice as needed
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Looking for more Healthy Snacks to go? Try these!
Mojito Bliss Balls (Vegan)
Cinnamon Crunch Chickpeas (Vegan)
Toasted Sesame Cran Bites (Vegan)
Lemon and Coconut Cheesecake Balls (Vegan)