Thursday Nugget

Healthy Recipe of the Week

A protein-rich sweet dip your kiddo will enjoy!

Chocolate Hummus

Ingredients 

  • 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)

Directions

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.

 

 

 

 

Reference

Terita (2017). Healthy Chocolate Hummus. Super Healthy Kids. doi: https://www.superhealthykids.com/healthy-chocolate-hummus/ Accessed on December 10, 2017.

About rrluthi

Certified fitness expert with a passion for educating and empowering people of all ages (young "kiddos" to the active aging "baby boomers") about the benefits of adopting and maintaining an active, healthy lifestyle, preventing injury, and feeling good. Proven strengths applying cutting-edge fitness/wellness concepts and research through roles as a health coach, fitness trainer, group exercise instructor, and rehabilitation aide—in addition to promoting these concepts in a more systematic way through blogging and social media, community outreach, and corporate wellness program facilitation.
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