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September 23, 2011 • Healthy Eating & Nutrition, Healthy Living

Hummus – Superstar Food

Considering the fact that every ingredient in this heavenly concoction can stand alone as a superstar food for cardiovascular health – of course hummus will keep your heart happy and humming. Whether you use it as a spread, a dip, or in your sauces and salad dressings, each time you indulge you are feeding your body an eco-friendly source of vegetable protein, beneficial monounsaturated fats, B vitamins, key minerals (lots of potassium!), cholesterol-lowering plant sterols, and healthful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory plant compounds. Store bought varieties are fine, but here is a basic recipe for hummus that is quick and easy to make.


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