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Hummus variations

Reader’s Digest

No one said that cutting back on sugar is easy, but there are some really tasty foods that contain little to no sugar just waiting for your attention. Hummus is one of them. With no added sugar (other than the natural sugars from the starch in the chickpeas), this dip can be a great addition to your sugar-free diet. Add some fresh, crunchy veggies to use a dippers and you’ve got yourself a healthy snack. Listed below are a few variations of the standard hummus recipe.

 

 

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus from Tori Avey adds sweetness with red bell peppers. Her advice to
“skin” the chickpeas makes for a more smoother result.

The Spicy Black Bean Hummus from Serious Eats has a serious kick to it from chopped jalapeno pepper.

Edamame Hummus has a delightful green hue and a delicious zing from soybeans and mint.

Lentil Hummus substitutes lentils for the chickpeas.

Two types of tomatoes give the Slow-Roasted Tomato Hummus a smoky flavor and a beautiful rich color.

Green Olive Hummus has the added treat of chopped olives to add to its texture.

Peanut Butter Hummus Chef Nigella Lawson’s contribution adds both smooth peanut butter and chopped peanuts, giving it a bit of an Asian Peanut Sauce flair.

 

 

 

 

peas — 12 grams of dietary fiber and 15 grams of protein per cup — help regulate the absorption of the sugars from the starch so your blood sugar stays on an even keel. The healthy fats from the tahini (made from ground sesame seeds) and olive oil slows the absorption of sugars even more. Pair your hummus with vegetables and whole-grain crackers for an even greater effect.Hummus, a Middle Eastern specialty, is a great addition to a diabetes-friendly plate. The fiber and protein in chickpeas — 12 grams of dietary fiber and 15 grams of protein per cup — help regulate the absorption of the sugars from the starch so your blood sugar stays on an even keel. The healthy fats from the tahini (made from ground sesame seeds) and olive oil slows the absorption of sugars even more. Pair your hummus with vegetables and whole-grain crackers for an even greater effect.Hummus, a Middle Eastern specialty, is a great addition to a diabetes-friendly plate. The fiber and protein in chickpeas — 12 grams of dietary fiber and 15 grams of protein per cup — help regulate the absorption of the sugars from the starch so your blood sugar stays on an even keel. The healthy fats from the tahini (made from ground sesame seeds) and olive oil slows the absorption of sugars even more. Pair your hummus with vegetables and whole-grain crackers for an even greater effect.

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