What was Popeye's secret? Spinach! Packed with nutrients including iron and magnesium, incorporating spinach into hummus is a great way to add a nutritional punch to this versatile dip and energy to your day. Grab some cut up veggies or pita bread wedges for a great snack.
1 can low-sodium organic chickpeas (drained, reserve liquid) (great source of protein and fiber)
2 cups spinach (great source of magnesium and iron)
¼ cup lemon juice
2 tbsp tahini
1-2 garlic cloves
salt to taste
2 cups mixed veggie sticks (carrots, celery, etc)
1 pita bread cut into small wedges or gluten-free crackers of your choice
Blend all ingredients, adding reserved chickpea liquid to desired consistency. Lemon, garlic & salt may be adjusted to taste.
Great in wraps or thinned with extra virgin olive oil for a salad dressing. Try adding your favorite herb or roasted red bell peppers.