Artichoke Hummus on Whole Grain Bread: A Perfect Lunch or Snack

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Are you making your own hummus yet? I’ve got two fabulous recipes—garlicky artichoke and roasted red pepper—and even a short cooking video to show you just how simple it is. And takes literally five minutes.

If you haven’t yet tried it, perhaps you need a little food porn to inspire? No problem. Let me introduce you to this sexy little number: artichoke hummus slathered on whole grain bread and topped with juicy cherry tomatoes and crisp cucumbers, a drizzle of olive oil, crack of pepper, and sprinkle of sea salt to bring out the taste.

Artichoke Hummus Sandwich

You’re welcome.

Truth is, I really had no intention of making this into its own blog post. What’s there to say that I haven’t already said before about this delicious garbanzo spread, after all. But I decided to share it with you today after this quick pic from yesterday’s afternoon snack got so much love on my Facebook page.

Whether people just needed a burst of spring colors and summery flavors in the middle of another New England snow storm, or just love hummus as much as I do, I can’t be sure.

But, man, was that ever tasty.

If you’re not yet making your own hummus, it’s time.

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Dr. P. K. Newby is a nutrition scientist, speaker, and author with expertise in all things food, farm to fork, whether preventing obesity and other chronic diseases through diet or teaching planet-conscious eating. As a health expert and food personality, she brings together her passions for food, cooking, science, and sustainability to educate and inspire, helping people eat their way towards better health, one delectable bite at a time. Because healthy food shouldn’t suck.

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