I remember thinking hummus was for weird people years ago, LOL. I got brave and tried it and have been hooked since. You have to make sure you get a good brand and not one that has a lot of artificial ingredients. You may be surprised that you get hooked on it and it becomes a staple in your diet
Trader Joe's and other brands are great starts on trying out hummus. Trader Joe's will have samples of hummus at times and if you buy one and don't like it, you can bring it back for a refund with no questions asked.
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Check out the different types of hummus. I was a hummus hater and recently tried edamame hummus. It's really made sandwiches so much better. It also goes really well with avocado and alfalfa sprouts. Half a serving is 45cal and contains some protein. Have been using it to mix things up when I get bored of cream cheese.
I keep home made hummus in the refrigerator, usually spinach edamame hummus as a quick snack. Sliced cucumber or zucchini make a healthy vehicle for the hummus. I also add it to wraps or pita bread sandwiches.
Spinach Edamama Hummus: http://recipes.sparkpeople.com/recipe-detail.asp?recipe=1489675
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