This Easy Healthy Pumpkin Hummus is so quick and easy to make, loaded with health benefits from the chickpeas and pumpkin! vegan and gluten free!
You are SO going to love this Easy Healthy Pumpkin Hummus! It’s my favorite at the moment, usually I like a roasted red pepper hummus but trust me this pumpkin hummus is going to change your life!
It’s fresh with a slight chili flavor (which you could obviously increase if you desire). This isn’t just any hummus like the ones with lots of oil and preservatives that you get from the store, this is fresh homemade hummus packed with health benefits (read below) that will not only leave you feeling full and satisfied but you will be happy about adding vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, fiber and much more into your body!
Ways to enjoy this Easy Healthy Pumpkin Hummus:
with chips, veggies, on toast, on a wrap with lettuce and veggies, with potato fry’s, on rice or quinoa! The possibilities are endless, hummus is so versatile and healthy especially when homemade!
a few health benefits of chickpeas and pumpkin:
Chickpeas – like I mention in my ebook chickpeas are a great form of vegan protein! They are also full of fiber, vitamins and minerals such as manganese for energy, iron, folate, copper, zinc, phosphorus and so much more!
Pumpkin – contains no saturated fats or cholesterol, rich in fiber, antioxidants, minerals and vitamins! Great for skin because of carotenoids that fight free radicals and help to keep the skin looking young and wrinkle free!
Tahini – rich in minerals phosphorus, lecithin, magnesium, potassium, and iron! Also a good source of methionine which aids in liver detoxification and a great source of calcium!
ok! I really hope you give this Easy Healthy Pumpkin Hummus a try and love it as much as we did! as always comment/rate and snap a pic to tag me on social media! I love hearing from you!!!
disclaimer: I am not a doctor or health professional, this is based on my own research online, do your own research and make your own best judgement!
- 1 can (15.5 oz.) pre-cooked chickpeas (I use no sodium) drain and rinse them
- 1 cup pumpkin puree (plain! not pie filling)
- 2½ TBSP lemon juice
- 1 TBSP natural tahini
- ½ tsp chili powder
- ½ tsp onion powder
- ⅛ tsp cayenne powder
- ⅛ tsp cumin powder
- Add everything into a food processor and blend until smooth and well mixed.
- Serve with pita chip, blue corn/flax chip (my favorite) or spread on a wrap with veggies, dip veggies in mixture, serve on a sandwich… anyway you like to enjoy hummus!
- makes about 3 cups of hummus