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Fabulous Fava Bean Dip Recipe

By May 30, 2016Recipes
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It’s so important to have healthy snacks at the ready when we are trying to take care of our bodies. If we forget to prepare, it can mean we resort to the Oreos we bought for the kids or a handful of chips.

Set yourself up to succeed, and enjoy this simple and tasty fava bean dip that is protein packed and extremely satisfying. Eat it along with some celery, carrots, or jicama sticks if you like. This recipe makes enough to serve six — so invite some guests or enjoy the leftovers!

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Fabulous Fava Bean Dip Recipe

Eat this along with some celery, carrots, or sweet potato chips if you like. Great for parties!

Category Appetizer, Snack
Compliance Level Kickstart, Lifestyle, Performance
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 6
Author Alma Schneider


  • 1 lb frozen fava beans boiled or steamed and drained or canned
  • 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 1/2 cup avocado oil or other neutral oil
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tbsp fresh garlic peeled and minced
  • 1 tbsp pressed dates or 1 large pitted date


  1. Puree all the ingredients in a food processor until fully blended.

Alma Schneider
Alma is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, cooking coach, and food blogger. She is the founder of Take Back the Kitchen, a lifestyle program created to help people recognize and overcome common and unique obstacles to planning and preparing healthy meals. Alma provides demonstrations, workshops, and speaking engagements for individuals and non-profits, as well as for corporate wellness workshops, lunch and learns, and company retreats.

Alma has presented at TEDx and is the recipient of The American Red Cross award for Community Service. She has been featured on the Today Show, TV Land, CBS News and is a frequent contributor for CBS, Diabetic Lifestyle, and She has been featured in Family Circle Magazine, Family Fun Magazine, and numerous other websites and publications. Her syndicated recipe column appears in more than twenty print and online newspapers. Alma has been on the Whole Life Challenge for a year and a half and has never felt better.