Last night we were together with a group of friends and we had a great New Year’s Eve. Great appetizers, a lot homemade (like the really delicious egg salad which was very creamy) and the sweet quiche with pear, cheese and maple syrup. This was really special with all those different flavors in one quiche. And of course we had homemade oliebollen. But after such a festive night, we can relax and look back at our intentions we made for 2014. Healthy food and today at January 1th I start with it. So here is a nice appetizer: homemade hummus. The humus is real silky of texture and combined with the cashew nuts it gaves a crunchy and healthy appetizer.
- you rinse the chickpeas before you use them, you will have a lower sodium content in your hummus. Also the rinsing in cold water makes sure the chickpeas are easier to digest and you will have less gas production (won’t we all want that).
- you want to vary you can use you can use flageolet beans or other beans instead of chickpeas so you get different flavors.
- you want to make this recipe even lighter: When you drain the chickenpeas reserve the fluid in a seperate bowl. Add the fluid instead of the olive oil.
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