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Turmeric + Herb Hummus








turmeric + herb hummus

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4


  • 1 can chickpeas drained (keep the bean juice for other recipes!)
  • 3-6 tbsp water or juice from chickpea can
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice (one lemon)
  • 2 tbsp tahini (ground sesame seeds)
  • 1 tsp dried cilantro
  • 1 tsp dried parsley
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder


  1. Pour all ingredients into a blender or food processor, beginning with about 3 tbsp of the water. Blend until smooth. If the hummus is too thick, add more water. If too thin, add more chickpeas.

  2. Pour into a container and use this delicious hummus on hummus, falafels, pita bread, or any other mediterranean foods you love!

Better-Than-Tuna Chickpeas (Vegan)

Well, I have never exactly loved tuna salad sandwiches. The taste of sea foods are not usually my favorite, so it makes sense that when I was served sandwiches as a youngin, I never chose tuna for its flavor.

Even though I never liked the taste, I fondly remember the texture of tuna salad sandwiches I ate. It was uniquely soft and crunchy, unlike peanut-butter-and-jelly’s strictly soft or club sandwiches’ strictly crunchy texture. It held itself together; the pieces didn’t fall out or slide around. And I have always been one to mix my foods together to achieve that perfect blend of textures and tastes, so the tuna sandwich certainly had potential. I just needed to tweak that flavor a bit. Who is with me there?

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