Clean Eating Chocolate Peanut Butter Hummus Recipe

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This clean eating chocolate peanut butter hummus is the perfect treat to share!

This time of year, everybody starts thinking about sweet treats to share with loved ones. Between Valentine’s day recipes, Easter recipes, Mother’s day and Father’s day recipes, you’re bound to need something special that’s easy to make and share! So today I have a delicious dip recipe that everyone can enjoy. It’s so crazy good!

Clean Eating Chocolate Peanut Butter Hummus Recipe

 

HEALTH BENEFITS OF HUMMUS:

  • Hummus has tons of plant-based protein.
  • It has lots of fiber.
  • It’s easy on blood sugar thanks to being low on the glycemic index.
  • It has heart-healthy fats.

HOW TO MAKE HUMMUS:

Hummus may seem complicated, but it’s super easy to make!

  • You can make your beans from scratch or buy them canned.
  • It’s easiest to make in a food processor, but if you don’t mind working in smaller batches, a blender can work just as well. (Immersion blenders are great too!)
  • You just dump everything in a food processor and blend until smooth!
  • You can easily adjust flavors by adding more of any ingredients used in the recipe.

INGREDIENTS FOR HUMMUS:

  • While the ingredients differ from recipe to recipe, (you can find a bunch of them here) the base is always the same. Cooked chickpeas!
  • Often, tahini is used for savory hummus. It gives it a nice “tang”.
  • In savory hummus, garlic and other spices are also often used.
  • Made as a dessert, hummus is also very versatile. Chocolate, in some form, is often used.
  • Natural sweeteners seem to give a better depth of flavor in hummus.

WHAT TO SERVE THIS WITH?

  • Mild-flavored crackers
  • Apples
  • Pita (whole grain)
  • Pretzels (whole grain)

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CLEAN EATING CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER HUMMUS RECIPE:

Clean Eating Chocolate Peanut Butter Hummus Recipe

Clean Eating Chocolate Peanut Butter Hummus

A delicious, nutritious, dessert-like treat everyone will enjoy!
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Course: Appetizer, Beans, Condiments, Dips, Legumes, Snack
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 186kcal
Author: The Gracious Pantry

Ingredients

  • 15 oz. canned chickpeas (no sugar added - drained and well rinsed)
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter (no sugar added)
  • 1/4 cup honey or pure maple syrup
  • 4 tbsp. unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • 2 tbsp. cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Combine all ingredients in a large food processor.
  • Blend for 60 seconds. Scrap down the sides and blend until very smooth.
  • Refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving.
  • Serve with fresh fruit.

Notes

Please note that the nutrition data given here is a ballpark figure. Exact data is not possible.

Nutrition

Calories: 186kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 7g | Sodium: 212mg | Potassium: 262mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 10IU | Calcium: 79mg | Iron: 2mg

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2 Comments

  1. Where’s the chocolate in the chocolate peanut butter hummus recipe? And I’m guessing no peanut butter because of tbe almond butter??

    1. The Gracious Pantry says:

      C – Sorry for the typo. It says peanut butter now! As for the chocolate, it’s the cocoa powder.

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