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October 15, 2019 | HF Healthy Living Team

Chickpeas, the main ingredient in hummus, are rich in protein, fiber, iron, folate, B vitamins, and more. All of these vitamins and nutrients are an essential part of a healthy diet.

Hummus can be a nutrition powerhouse, and it’s delicious too! Try this fall favorite with your family today!

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Pumpkin Hummus

Total Time 3 minutes


  • 1 cup pumpkin puree canned
  • ½ tsp. cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp. nutmeg
  • 1 cup garbanzo beans chickpeas
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 tbsp. tahini
  • 2 tbsp. honey
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a blender or food processor, add pumpkin, cinnamon, and nutmeg
  2. Add chickpeas and water
  3. Blend until smooth; add tahini, honey, and oil
  4. Season with salt and pepper to taste

Recipe Notes


Lisa Suriano
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About Lisa Suriano
Lisa Suriano is a certified nutritionist who holds a Master’s Degree in Nutrition and Food Science and specializes in school food service as the Director of Operations for J.C. Food, a premier school food service consulting company for independent schools. Lisa founded the evidence-based, culinary-nutrition education program Veggiecation®, which introduces thousands of children and families to the delicious world of vegetables. She is thrilled to partner with Healthfirst to help introduce practical and palate-pleasing ideas for incorporating more fresh fruits and vegetables into the lives of the community!

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