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Wellness Recipe – Roasted Garlic Hummus

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Roasted garlic hummus is a healthy and delicious snack that’s perfect for boosting your immune system. This recipe combines the flavours of roasted garlic, chickpeas, tahini, and spices to create a flavorful and nutritious dip that’s perfect for pairing with veggies or pita chips. Garlic is known for its immune-boosting properties, while chickpeas provide protein and fibre. This hummus is easy to make and can be enjoyed as a snack or as part of a meal.

Ingredients:

  • 1 head of garlic
  • 1 can (15 oz) chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 2 tablespoons tahini
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 cup water

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C). Cut off the top of the garlic head to expose the cloves.
  2. Place the garlic head on a sheet of aluminium foil and drizzle with olive oil. Wrap the garlic in the foil and roast in the oven for 30-35 minutes, or until soft and fragrant.
  3. Remove the garlic from the oven and let it cool slightly. Squeeze the roasted garlic cloves out of their skins and set aside.
  4. In a food processor or blender, combine the roasted garlic, chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, olive oil, salt, cumin, and paprika. Pulse until well blended.
  5. Add water as needed to reach desired consistency.
  6. Serve with veggies or pita chips.

Incorporating immune-boosting foods into your diet is important for overall health and wellness. This roasted garlic hummus recipe is a great way to do just that. The combination of garlic, chickpeas, and tahini creates a flavorful dip that’s not only delicious but also packed with nutrients that support a healthy immune system. Plus, it’s easy to make and can be enjoyed as a snack or as part of a meal. So next time you’re looking for a healthy snack, give this roasted garlic hummus a try.


Janice Myers is a passionate advocate for healthy food, with a focus on nourishing and delicious recipes that promote overall wellness.

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