Body Healthy Recipes: Edamame Avocado Hummus

Body Healthy Recipes: Edamame Avocado Hummus 


This versatile hummus dip can be eaten with fresh vegetables, crackers, or chips! It could be spread into quesadillas as an alternative to sour cream or cheese, and the perfect “glue” to keep your wrapper closed.  

This recipe is a body health recipe because: 

  • It is full of heart healthy monosaturated fats 
  • It is a high-quality source of calories and protein 
  • It can help ease stomach upset and nausea, while alleviating constipation 
  • It is gluten and grain free, using no animal products. 

What you’ll need: 

  • Food Processor 
  • Spatula 
  • Container for Storage 

Ingredients Required: 

  • 1 can of chickpeas, saving all liquid for use 
  • 1 clove of garlic, minced 
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons avocado oil 
  • 2 Tablespoons lemon juice 
  • 2 Tablespoons chickpea liquid (also called “aquafaba”) 
  • 1 teaspoon sunflower seeds, de-shelled 
  • 3 teaspoons edamame, pre-cooked & cooled 
  • 2 avocados, ripe; remove pits, remove from skins with spoon 
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cumin  
  • (if you do not prefer cumin, you could try chili powder, garlic, or black pepper, as well) 
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt 
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper 



Put all ingredients in food processor listed above, and process well.  

If your hummus is too thick for your liking, simply process 1 teaspoon of chickpea liquid into the hummus at a time, until desired thickness is reached.  

Store your hummus in the refrigerator for up to three days in a container with an air-tight lid. 

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