On this Healthytarian Living episode, host Evita Ochel shares how to make homemade chickpea hummus, along with nutrition information, a preparation demo and many tips.

Specific topics covered in the video include:

  • Introduction
  • Ingredient Nutrition (2:35)
  • Tools Needed (9:02)
  • Preparation Demo (9:49)

Characteristics of this meal are as follows:

  • 100% plant-based (vegan)
  • Whole food-based
  • Raw (if using sprouted ingredients)
  • Organic (based on your choice of ingredients)
  • Gluten-free
  • Corn-free
  • Nut-free
  • Source of healthy carbohydrates
  • Source of healthy fats
  • Source of healthy protein
  • Rich in minerals and vitamins
  • Source of phytonutrients and antioxidants
  • Naturally low in sodium
  • Cholesterol-free
  • Optimal for healthy weight maintenance or weight loss
  • Optimal for health, healing and prevention

Goodies Needed

  • 2 cups Chickpeas (organic, cooked or sprouted)
  • 1 cup Water
  • 2 TBS Tahini (organic)
  • 2 TBS Extra Virgin Olive Oil (organic)
  • 1 Garlic Clove
  • 1 Lemon (juiced)
  • 1 TBS Cumin
  • 1/4 - 1/2 tsp Cayenne Pepper
  • 1/2 - 1 tsp Unrefined Salt (Sea Salt or Himalayan)

Optional:

  • 1/4 - 1 tsp Black Pepper (organic, ground or peppercorns)
  • 1/2 - 1 tsp Mustard Seeds (organic)
  • 1/2 - 1 tsp Coriander Seeds (organic)
  • Fresh herbs and/or Olives (for garnish)

Tools Needed

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