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Kale Hummus

Kale dip 3

Kale is the ‘queen of greens’, It is crammed full of nutrients: iron, fibre, vitamin A, C, K, anti-oxidants, omega-3 & so is excellent for general health ranging from good bone health, effective blood clotting, an efficient immune system, reducing blood cholesterol levels & offers protection against cancer through its high content of suphur-based chemicals.

This hummus also includes milled chia seeds to increase the protein, fibre & omega-3 content.  Best if all, it only takes minutes to prepare in a blender!

Kale dip1

Serves: 4

Preparation: 5 mins

Ingredients:

400g can of chickpeas

4 cups of kale

3 garlic cloves

5 tbsp of extra-virgin olive oil

4 tbsp of lemon juice

2 tbsp natural yoghurt, coconut yoghurt works well for vegans

1 tbsp tahini

1/4 tsp salt

black pepper to taste

1 tbsp milled chia seeds

2 spring onions

1/3 cup fresh parsley

1/2 tsp cayenne pepper

 

Method:
Place all ingredients in a blender & combine! Season to taste.

Store in an airtight container for about 7 days.

 

It is delicious with crudités, on toasted rye bread & in salads.

Detox 5

Detox salad with goji cashew hummus & kale hummus (recipes all available on blog)

Detox 8Variations:

To make a spicy version, add 1 tsp ground cumin, 1/2 tsp chilli powder

Don’t forget you can find my favourite recipes in my FREE eBook here.

 

 

 

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