EASY *no tahini* DELICIOUS HUMMUS RECIPE YOU CAN MEAL PREP

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Whether or not you use this hummus recipe (helpful hint :: Pinterest has a million others), my goal is that after you leave the blog, I want you to feel inspired to try something you've always been wanting to try. I often fear things are just too time consuming or require too much thought & it held me back for so many years. FEAR. Of messing up, of not being able to finish. Lately, I've been telling myself that I haven't been given the spirit of fear, but of power, love & a sound mind. (2 Timothy 1:7) This scripture has been pushing me to start & given me the confidence that I need to finish.  

I didn't know until recently that food prep would fuel my fire. Besides food being a universal love language, I'm absolutely confident endorphins are produced when I'm shopping, taking photos, tasting & posting these recipes! 

This recipe is easy & took about 15 minutes (or less) to prepare - TOTAL!  The cleanup easily took more time, ha!

Ingredients & kitchen tools you'll need to prepare the hummus.

  • 1/4 c olive oil

  • 1 15 oz can of garbanzo beans

  • the juice of 1 lemon 

  • Garlic powder, cumin, paprika, cayenne pepper, salt, parsley flakes (spices -- all to taste)

  • Food processor

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Hummus preparation instructions.

Step 1.

Rinse beans & add to food processor, I used the 'CHOP' option.

Step 2.

After the beans are chopped up, I added the olive oil & mixed again.

Step 3.

Once blended, I added all of the spices (to taste) & lemon juice & mixed again.

Step 4.

I poured into a bowl & then made a swirl with a spoon & then added some more olive oil to the top, sprinkled paprika & the parsley flakes (all for appearance).

So basically, it's just blending & adding ingredients over & over again until it looks like this!!

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This is a super easy hummus recipe.  I love making recipes my own by adding more or less spices, to taste.  You can add as much cayenne pepper as you'd like to make it a more spicy hummus.  You can add more paprika to make it a more roasted hummus or you can add more garlic to make it a more garlic & olive oil hummus.  That's the beauty about being in the kitchen, you get to create your own unique recipes.  

These hummus bowls are perfect for meal prep because it's healthy & has easy & inexpensive ingredients!  I don't recommend prepping together with the lettuce but you can package the salad (cucumber, tomato, lettuce, etc) separately.  These will probably be good in the fridge for 2-3 days.  

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Since I already had the olive oil & spices, I just had to get the garbanzo beans & lemon so this side dish cost me roughly $1.25!!  The consensus; it's much cheaper to make your own hummus.

I hope you're encouraged to create & inspired to try some healthier & budget friendly recipes this week. My philosophy is to eat healthy most of the time in hopes it will make a big difference over the long run. Happy eating!

With grace & coffee,

Waynna

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