Paleo Hummus


5-paleo hummus

By Ewan Munro from London, UK (Clifton, St John’s Wood, LondonUploaded by tm) [CC-BY-SA-2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

How many of you still believe that anything that’s tasty is not good for health and certainly not good for weight loss? Most of us are under the impression that food is actually an enemy for our well-being. Blame it all to the unhealthy processed food we have been eating for so long! In reality, food is actually a boon to your health as long as you choose it with care and simply concentrate on eating the right kind.

Nobody is asking you to eat boiled food to stay healthy. There are alternatives which can turn snacking fun while sticking to healthy food guidelines.  Take this Fitness hummus for instance. Since the chickpeas in traditional hummus might hinder proper digestion of food as well as come in the way of proper nutrient intake in our body, its healthy version have swapped the legume with cauliflower and turned it into a healthy snack.

Now you can indulge in hummus without worrying about indigestion and enjoying the health benefits of cauliflower all at once.  So scoop out fitness hummus onto sliced veggies and eat them to satiate your food cravings between meals.


Serves: ?

  • 1 head cauliflower, chopped into florets
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ½ cup tahini or sesame paste
  • 1 tsp paprika, plus more to garnish
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • ½ tsp sea salt


  • Warm up your oven to 500 degrees F.
  • Place the cauliflower florets into a bowl and bathe them with 2 tbsp olives oil.
  • Sprinkle a dash each of sea salt, ground cumin as well as paprika and toss to coat well.
  • Line a baking sheet with a piece of parchment paper and scatter the cauliflower florets in a single layer.
  • Roast in the oven for half an hours and dump them into the food processor.
  • Drizzle another couple of tbsp olive oil over them and add rest of the ingredients into the processor.
  • Pulse into a smooth puree and scrape it out onto a serving bowl.
  • Drizzle rest of the olive oil on top and sprinkle more paprika to garnish.
  • Serve with healthy dippers.