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Hummus ~ Candida Friendly & Gluten-Free

Hummus ~ gluten-free and candida friendly; is an excellent source of protein, carbohydrates, and essential healthy fats.

Ingredients:

1 can chickpeas or garbanzo beans – drained and rinsed

1/3 cup lemon juice

1 cup toasted sesame seeds or 1/4 cup tahini

1 tbsp. olive oil

2 tbsp. plain yogurt ~ eliminate to make candida friendly

1 tsp. minced garlic

1 tsp. ground cumin

1 tsp. sea salt

1 tsp. cayenne pepper

1 tsp. ground pepper

1 tsp. dried parsley flakes or 1/2 cup fresh parsley

Directions:

Place all beans, lemon juice, sesame seeds, olive oil, yogurt and all spices into a blender or food processor, blend until slightly thick and very smooth. Refrigerate hummus 1 -2 hours to allow flavors to blend.

Serve with assorted vegetables such as carrot and celery sticks or cucumber slices.  Enjoy!

Hummus is an excellent source of protein, carbohydrates, and essential healthy fats. This perfect combination of protein and carbohydrates makes for a healthy and satisfying snack that will ward off binges and stabilize your blood sugar while keeping your metabolism revved up.

Kris Devillier, RND  /   Nature’s Link Wellness