Another well-known favourite, hummus is versatile and is much more than “just a dip”. From carrot sticks to sandwiches, hummus can be used as a spread, a dip and a topping. Chick peas are a great source of protein, especially for the vegetarians among us!


  • 400g tin chickpeas.
  • 1 small clove garlic, crushed.
  • 2 tbs tahini.
  • 2 tbs olive oil.
  • 2 – 3 Tbs water (depending on how smooth you like it)
  • juice of 1 lemon.
  • sea salt, to taste.
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp of paprika


  1. Place all ingredients in a food processor and process until combined and smooth. Season with salt.