With the recent recall on hummus... (press 'play')
...Its a GREAT time to learn how to make this healthy spread/dip at home! Not only is preparing your own budget-friendly, but you can individualize the flavor to your own specific taste! Like it lemony? With added avocado? Caramelized onions? You are only limited to what's in your kitchen!
One of my favorite cooking websites/blogs is written by Jennifer Segal, classically trained chef, recipe developer and yes...mom.
Once Upon a Chef (www.onceuponachef.com) has a GREAT and EASY recipe for hummus with beautful photographs. The following recipe is for a more traditional flavor, however go ahead and replace one can of chickpeas and cayenne for two avocados, lime juice and cilantro and you have a new twist on guacamole! Another suggestion is to replace the chickpeas with roasted cauliflower. It may back down on the protein, but it also lowers the calorie count by 90 calories per serving! (Suggested serving size on your typi...