A rich composition that boosts health
Why is hummus good for your health? THE hummus or hummus is a mixture of chickpeas, tahini which is a paste of sesame seeds, olive oil, lemon juice and spices. A mixture as delicious as it is rich in healthy ingredients!
Hummus appeared in the 15th century in the Ottoman Empire. However, the exact origin of this spread is still uncertain: no less than 7 countries claim it!
The reputation of this recipe has crossed continents! New versions with grilled peppers, caramelized onions and even beets have appeared
Its (many) benefits
Indeed, chickpeas are particularly rich in fiber and protein, in addition to having an appetite suppressant effect. Practical, right?
As for tahini, its benefits are no longer in doubt! Rich in healthy fats and amino acids, it is also a source of essential vitamins and minerals. Vitamin B, thiamine, magnesium, copper, phosphorus, manganese, iron and zinc are there!
In addition, the lemon juice contained in hummus is also very good for your health. A real detox bonus, it is a powerful antioxidant rich in vitamin C.
Hummus, a gluten-free essential
Gluten, less and less tolerated
Hummus is growing more and more in Europe, as well as in the United States and Canada, becoming a must-have as an aperitif! Who doesn't have a loved one or acquaintance affected by gluten intolerance?
Since 2010, numerous scientific studies and books have begun to denounce the harmful effects of gluten. In fact, it would be a real poison for the body and the digestive system. This gluten intolerance, or also called “celiac disease”, can today be detected using reliable tests. But did you know that 80% of people who suffer from it are unaware of it?
The new gluten-free fashion
Hummus is naturally gluten and dairy free, so it's the ideal accompaniment to grab! It will not only satisfy many people with gluten intolerance, but also vegans and vegetarians, since it also contains no ingredients of animal origin!
A delicious taste, a composition that boosts health, and a recipe accessible to everyone, hummus is therefore essential for a healthy aperitif!