Thursday Nugget

Healthy Recipe of the Week

A protein-rich sweet dip your kiddo will enjoy!

Chocolate Hummus

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  • 2 cups Chickpeas (cooked, unsalted)
  • 3 – 4 tablespoons Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
  • 2 tablespoons Peanut Butter, Almond Butter, or Tahini
  • 1/4 cup Maple Syrup
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract (may be substituted for almond extract)


Add all ingredients into the cup of a large food processor or high powered blender, and puree until smooth. Serve with fresh fruit, crackers, or pita chips.

*Use 3 tablespoons of cocoa powder for a lighter, “milk” chocolate hummus, and 4 tablespoons for a “dark” chocolate hummus.






Terita (2017). Healthy Chocolate Hummus. Super Healthy Kids. doi: Accessed on December 10, 2017.

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