Make your own hummus | easy and healthy

making your own humus

Maybe you’ve heard it before too. Hummus is very healthy. And the surprise is that it is very easy to make yourself.

Last Sunday I tried it out for a birthday with tasty pieces of cucumber, sandwiches and carrots. The guests loved it. I got the healthy compliments 😉

How do you make hummus quickly and easily?


  • a jar or can of chickpeas
  • 1 large clove of crushed garlic
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seed tahini (a paste made from sesame seeds)
  • lemon juice (preferably fresh and add at your own discretion)
  • freshly ground black pepper and a pinch of salt
  • fresh chives
  • possibly olive oil

Hummus preparation method:

Now you see how easy it is! Put all the ingredients in a food processor or blender and mix. Add some olive oil if the pasta is too firm. Well simple right?

Hummus is delicious on bread or on a cracker, but also as a healthy dip for bell peppers, cucumbers or carrots.

Healthy recipe: how to make hummus yourself?

Tip try it with other fresh herbs such as basil or parsley. At the market I recently had hummus with paprika in it. Also worth a try.

Read here: How healthy is cucumber?

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Together with Jenny I own Good food Healthy living. After my study period I mainly worked as an online analyst and made great career moves. But my real passion lies with healthy food and cooking! I have often worked with Jenny and I was often able to advise her on which food was right for her. We enjoyed exploring together. What exactly is a healthy lifestyle? What effect does nutrition and exercise have on how you feel? Why is the power of thoughts so strong? This website is my passion. Together with Jenny I like to share tips about a healthy lifestyle. I’m not a doctor, so I can’t give health advice. However, I can give tips about a sustainable and healthy lifestyle. I like to share recipes and also like to try something new in the field of nutrition.

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