Pumpkin Hummus for the Holidays

By November 19, 2017Recipes
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It’s American Thanksgiving, and what better ingredient to work with at this time of year than pumpkin! This recipe for pumpkin hummus will make for the perfect addition to your holiday table this year. It’s a definite show stopper, but it only takes a few minutes to put together. Score!

As far as what to dip in your pumpkin hummus, the options are pretty limitless. You can cut up celery, carrots, or jicama. You can even put it on fruit like apples. Or cucumber slices. Or lettuce wedges. Or bell pepper slices. Or…you get the idea. Get creative, and have fun eating healthy!

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Pumpkin Hummus

This recipe for pumpkin hummus will make for the perfect addition to your holiday table this year. It’s a definite show stopper, but it only takes a few minutes to put together.

Category Appetizer, Side Dish, Vegetarian
Compliance Level Kickstart, Lifestyle
Total Time 20 minutes
Author Lauren Lobley

Ingredients

  • 1 15oz can of pumpkin puree or 1 half of a cooked pumpkin pureed
  • 1 15oz can chickpeas rinsed and strained
  • 2-3 cloves of garlic roughly chopped
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 tsp sea or Celtic salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • Pinch of cumin
  • Pinch of garam masala

Instructions

  1. Place all ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth. (You can leave it a bit chunky if you prefer that texture.)
  2. Enjoy!

For a walk-through on how to create this simple recipe, watch this video:

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Lauren Lobley
Former pastry chef turned certified Integrative Nutrition Health Coach and healthy chef, Lauren is now in the throes of her most challenging work to date: motherhood. When she’s not mushing up food for her daughter, her goal is to not only create recipes for healthy food that taste good, but also to help people create a recipe for their own, unique healthy life. One that’s designed specifically to suit their needs, wants, and of course, taste buds!

You can check out her recipes for both food and for life at Delectable You. There you will also find over ninety cooking videos for your viewing pleasure.

Lauren lives in Malibu, California with her adventurer husband, Ted. Together they own a yoga studio called 5 Point Yoga, as well as an Adventure Yoga Retreats company that takes people all over the world doing yoga and, well, having adventures! Think skiing, yoga, and P90X in Jackson Hole, Mammoth, and Chamonix, surfing and yoga in Costa Rica, hiking Machu Piccu in Peru — you know, that kind of thing.

When she’s not cooking, recipe testing, and living and breathing health and wellness (and now chasing after her infant), she’s writing about it all on her blog. She’s also been published on The Good Men Project, Babble, Beyond Yoga, and The Elephant Journal, and has been regularly writing for a health and wellness PR firm for the last three years.

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