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White Bean Hummus

White Bean Hummus

You may have noticed that I’m a huge fan of hummus, and that’s why I always try to combine it with new ingredients. In this recipe, I added organic white beans with mediterranean spices to create a smooth and creamy vegan hummus. Did you know that white beans offer a generous quantity of magnesium, which can help your body handle stress better. They are also packed with slow digesting carbohydrates and have a low glycemic index, which is good for your blood sugar level.

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Raw Beetroot Hummus

Raw Beetroot Hummus

I love the flavors of Middle Eastern food, especially from Lebanon, Turkey, and Morocco. To make this hummus, I added Zatar and a little chilli, which goes very well with the earthy flavour of the beetroots. Zatar is an herb that grows in the Middle East and tastes similar to thyme and oregano. In the Lebanese cuisine, it’s being used with sesame seeds and olive oil to create spreads for flat breads. Beetroots, especially when raw, are a very good source of vitamins and minerals. They are packed with antioxidants to keep our immune system healthy. A real super food!

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Sweet Potato Hummus

Sweet Potato Hummus

Hummus is always a great snack in between or as a tapa or meze when welcoming guests at your home. In this recipe I used sweet potatoes, which are not only delicious, but also a great source of beta-carotene, which helps raise the vitamin A level in our blood. Adding olive oil helps to extract the beta-carotene benefits of this root vegetable even more.

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