Whether you’re cheering on your favorite team or just in it for the commercials, make this weekend’s big game day celebration more fun with some tasty snacks. This spicy spin on classic hummus gets its kick from a dash of chili powder and a combination of barbecue and hot sauce. Serve it with pita chips, pretzels or fresh-cut veggies to score big with your party guests!
2 cups organic chickpeas, drained and rinsed (reserve ¼ cup of the liquid from can)
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 Tbsp. tahini
3 Tbsp. freshly squeezed lemon juice
1/2 tsp. chili powder
2 Tbsp. barbecue sauce
1 Tbsp. hot sauce
1/2 tsp. apple cider vinegar
1/2 tsp. sea salt
1/2 tsp. freshly ground white pepper
1. Combine all ingredients in a food processor; pulse until smooth. Serve with crackers, chips, pretzels or fresh-cut veggies.
Amie Valpone, HHC, AADP is the Editor-in-Chief of TheHealthyApple.com; she is a Manhattan based Personal Chef, Culinary Nutritionist, Professional Recipe Developer, Food Photographer and Writer specializing in simple gluten-free and dairy-free “˜Clean’ recipes using whole foods. Amie recently healed herself from six years of chronic pain, exhausting every doctor in the country and Mayo Clinic; she shares her story of howClean Eating saved her life and inspires you to Clean up your food, too. Amie lives in Manhattan, NYC where she cooks for a variety of clients including celebrities and people with busy lifestyles who enjoy healthy, fresh food. Visit Amie on Facebook, Twitter andPinterest; she’d love to hear from you!