This is an easy delicious dip for adults and kids alike. A great source of protein and fibre in every bite. We actually have this on the LettuceLove Cafe‘s menu sometimes as it works well in Collard Wrap or a substation for mayo in our Kind Sandwich.

I’ve been using this recipe for years and it never fails to give me a healthy snack that I could easily make every day. The trick to eating better (try to do the best you can every day) is to have healthy things in your fridge and pantry at all times so that you won’t be tempted to indulge in processed, sugary, fatty, unhealthy foods.

Here’s how you get started:

Note: You will need a food processor for this recipe.

Kelly Childs' Roasted Red Pepper Hummous


  • 1 15oz can of garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed.
  • 1/2 cup water-packed roasted red peppers (about 2 peppers)
  • 2 tbsp organic tahini
  • 3 tbsp organic olive oil
  • 3 tbsp organic lemon juice
  • 2 garlic cloves (or more to taste)
  • 1/4 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/8 tsp chili flakes
  • 1 pinch of sea salt and 1 pinch of pepper

Combine all ingredients in a food processor. Process until completely smooth, about 2 minutes. Serve with Toasted Gluten Free pita or better yet, carve up some organic veggies and have them ready for when the kids get home!!

Nutritional Information : Calories: 87, Fat: 3g, Saturated Fat: 0.4g, Cholesterol: 0mg, Protein:4g, Carbohydrates: 12g, Fibre:2.8g, Calcium: 37mg, Iron: 1.5mg, Beta Carotene: 265mcg, Vitamin E: 0.3mg, Vitamin C: 21.7mg.

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Kelly is the co-founder and co-owner (with her daughter Erinn) of the ever popular, Kelly's Bake Shoppe, where 1000's flock to on a weekly basis. She lives in Grey County with her two cats Daisy & Tuna. You can find Kelly developing and creating marketing content and building new business ideas with her daughter Erinn. They have the ever popular podcast: Cupcakes and Consciousness on Apple and Spotify. Tune into their latest shows. Kelly & Erinn are now writing their 2nd cookbook that is due to come out in winter 2023.


  1. I found your blog and information through Tosca and I am loving you and your site! I need to take a trip up to your part of the country just to try your food! You are very motivational!!!
    Mary Louise

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