Powered Up Hummus



2 cloves garlic, peeled

1/2 cup water*

1 1/2 cups cooked garbanzo beans (or 1 can rinsed and drained)

Zest and juice of 1 lemon

1 cup raw pumpkin seeds

1/4 cup raw sunflower seeds

1 Tbsp. tahini

1 medium zucchini, sliced

1/2 avocado

3 Tbsp. olive oil

1/2 tsp. paprika

1 1/2 tsp. cumin

1/2 tsp. salt

1 Tbsp. ginger root, grated

*3 Tbsp. garlic water


In a small sauce pan bring the 1/2 cup water to a boil, add in the garlic and boil uncovered for 3 minutes. Take garlic out of water and set aside to cool. Reserve water.


In a food processor combine all ingredients and process until smooth.


Transfer to a serving bowl and serve with veggies or crackers.