Super Healthy Homemade Hummus

Making things from scratch is always beneficial as you are able to have full control over all of the ingredients. This is no exception and definitely a family favourite.

This easy recipe has had family and friends request it for every get together.

Homemade Hummus Recipe

Super easy to make and keeps well in the fridge.


  • 3 tbsp fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 jalapeno pepper*
  • 2 cloves garlic**
  • 1 can chick peas, rinsed***
  • 2 tbsp tahini
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/4 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • at least 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil


  • Combine cilantro, jalapeno and garlic in food processor and blend. Use a small spatula to scrape down the sides.
  • Add chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, cumin, salt and olive oil to food processor and blend thoroughly.  Add more olive oil while blending to reach desired consistency.
  • Serve and enjoy!

Dr. Tim’s Tip’s

1. If you prefer less spicy, take the seeds out.  If spicier is your thing, add more jalapeño.

2. If you like garlic, add 1 more clove.

3. For best taste, use dried chickpeas (1 cup of dried chickpeas, soaked overnight, then boiled for 1 hour equals 1 can).


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