H is for healthly. Also, hummus.

So at our church, there has been a health craze. Once a place known to gain your fresh 15 (usually the newcomers… and I was pretty close!), has now become the number one location where chicken in being consumed on a weekly basis. Anyways, so we’re trying to hook each other up with healthy recipes and what not and last week was hummus. That picture was taken with my friend’s phone because, neither of us have cameras. It’s pretty decent quality though, don’t you think?

Well why all these food posts? I guess I’ve been stressed (yeah, ninja saga’s got that kind of power over me) and been munching and snacking away. But of course I wanted to share as well with others.  Oh, which reminds me. I read a facebook status last weekend in which someone had tried to make it with his own bare hands. To no one’s surprise, it came out crumbly. Nice try.

Hummus

Adapted from allrecipes.com

 

Ingredients

1 (15 oz) can or 2 cups of garbanzo beans, drained

2 Tbsp tahini*

1 Tbsp lemon juice*

1 teaspoon salt

3 cloves garlic, halved*

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 teaspoon paprika**

1 teaspoon minced fresh parsley

*You can adjust the amount of each ingredient to your preference.

**If you want a little more spice, use cayenne pepper or jalepenos instead.

Directions

1. Place the garbanzo beans, tahini, lemon juice, salt and garlic in a blender or food processor. Blend until smooth. Transfer mixture to a serving bowl.

2. Drizzle olive oil over the garbanzo bean mixture. Sprinkle with paprika and parsley.

http://180foodnetwork.blogspot.com/2010/10/hummus.html

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