Born from the Mediterranean, humous is a classic staple high in protein and fibre. Plus, it is very versatile in that you can add your favourite vegetables and spices in so many different combinations that you'll never get tired of it.
2 cans chickpeas (15 oz. each), drained and rinsed
1/3 cup tahini
3 garlic cloves
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
1/4 extra virgin olive oil
1/2 tsp cumin
Pinch of salt
Pinch of cayenne pepper
1/4 cup filtered water (only necessary if blend is too thick)
Process all ingredients in food processor until smooth. Refrigerate.