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Thursday, May 9, 2013

Cauliflower Hummus - Yummy Paleo Snack

Before I was a paleo chick, one of my favorite healthy snacks was hummus and veggies.  Unfortunately, traditional hummus is made from chickpeas, and chickpeas are legumes - which are a no-go in the paleo world.   After doing a little research, I learned that you could make hummus from - cauliflower!  And PS - it tastes so much like the chickpea version you will totally fool your friends!

paleo cauliflower hummus

I played around in the kitchen until I created a recipe that I love!

cauliflower hummus recipe

garlic red pepper cauliflower hummus

It's easy to get creative with this recipe - serve it as a dip - or use it as a spread!  It's really delicious and a great one to take to a party!

I shared this recipe a few months ago over at Honey We're Healthy.  While it's not a paleo blog it's definitely one of my favorite healthy living blogs!  Reading keeps me inspired to keep up with my regular workouts.  It's so easy for me to get into a rut and not feel motivated to exercise but Honey We're Healthy gets me energized to stay committed.  And there are lots of great recipes over there too - many that are easy to tweek for a paleo lifestyle.   I'm planning to make these yummy kale chips tonight!



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11 comments:

  1. I am sending this to my son who eats paleo and glutton free. He has had stomach issues since he was a little boy and finally feels right.

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  2. Yum! We love hummus so I definitely want to give this new spin a try!

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  3. i love cauliflower and hummus and will have to try this! yum!

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  4. I am TOTALLY new to this Paleo way and would like to know why traditional hummus is a no-no? Love following you on IG and here...xo

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  5. NEver heard of cauliflower hummus but it sounds delicious. And I love kale chips.

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  6. I make a traditional hummus recipe but never heard of cauliflower hummus recipe but it sounded very healthy, I guess better than my mom version when she fries the cauliflower. I have to try it this week.
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  7. Made this last night and it was amazing! Followed your recipe almost exactly but I did add one spoonful of tahini. I actually liked it better than regular hummus!

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  8. Okay I like this a lot. I'm not a hummus fan in general, because I don't like the beans. This I could eat!

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  9. Hey, I don t have almond butter here in Romania, what do you suggest instead?

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    1. You could easily make your own or try any seed butters - you could also leave it out entirely. It won't change the flavor too much.

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  10. One might also try sunflower butter, which is (to my tongue) not as sweet as almond butter.

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