Why do we all continue to pay $4 for a small tub of hummus? Sabra, Engine 4, Hummmm, or my personal favorite, Perfect Pita (local DC! woot!) It's just another one of those things that we can soooooo easily make ourselves, exactly to our personal preferences, and for easily half the cost of what you shell out to Whole Foods when you're having a snack attack. Check out this insanely easy Garlic and Lime Black Bean hummus recipe that'll knock your socks off!

Ingredients
1 can black beans, no salt added
1 clove garlic
1 Tbsp. tahini
1 tsp. olive oil
Juice of 1 lime
1/2 tsp. ground sea salt
1/2 tsp. ground black pepper
1/2 tsp. cumin
1/4 tsp. coriander
1/4 tsp. ground paprika
dash cayenne

Drain (and save!) liquid from the can of beans. Toss your beans in a food processor/Vitamix. Add everything else. Crank up your food processor and let 'er rip until smooth. Add in some (1-2 Tbsp) of the drained bean liquid, and keep smoothing out your hummus. Keep an eye on the texture, and continue adding as needed. I like my hummus pretty thick, so I don't add a whole lot of liquid. Here'a also a huge opportunity to customize your hummus as per taste and macro preferences. The more oil/tahini you add in, the more creamy it will be. If you're trying to go lower fat, take it easy on the oil. I've done hummus oil-free, it just doesn't taste that good - lol. Have some fun with it! Chop up some fresh pepper, carrots, or grab some pita chips, and enjoy! 

MACROS (assuming 8 servings come from this)
Fat
1.7g
Carb 6.6g
Protein 2.5g

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