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We now have over 10 stores across South Africa offering pantry products such as stoneground flour, oats, and raw chickpeas in our bulk dispensers. To give you some inspiration, we have decided to offer some recipes on everyone’s favourite and healthiest dip, spread and protein-rich snack – Hummus!

Did you know you can make tasty hummus in your own home, cheaper and healthier than the store-bought varieties? It’s easy too – all you need is a blender.  The Middle Eastern favourite is basically blended chickpeas. (In fact, hummus is the Arabic word for chickpeas!)

We’ve got 4 super recipes for you to try.

Traditional Hummus

Traditional Hummus

This recipe for traditional hummus is a great starting point to making your own hummus. It offers instructions to cooking from raw or using a tin of chickpeas.

Our recipe calls for optional Tahini to get a hummus that rivals the store-bought deep flavour you are used to.

Avocado Hummus

avocado hummus

Hummus flavour combinations are endless. Avocado is everyone’s favourite. Combine it into protein-packed hummus and you’ve got the perfect meal, starter or party snack.

Avo hummus is a great alternative to guacamole. A dash of lemon juice and fresh coriander add to the Mexican flavour.

Sundried Tomato Hummus

Red pepper hummus

This is a recipe for a roasted red pepper & sundried tomato hummus is just bursting with flavour! The vibrant red will also add a dash of bright colour to any dish; a strong contrast if served alongside green vegetables. This recipe has a few more steps, but the end product is definitely worthwhile.

Chocolate Hummus

Chocolate hummus with pitas

And lastly for our pièce de résistance, and gem recipe for the day: Chocolate Hummus. Oh yes, you heard correctly!

We know what you’re thinking, but we urge you to give it a try. What could be better than healthy protein-packed, quick and easy, chocolate deliciousness?

This recipe is also a great healthy sarmie spread if your child’s school is peanut-free.