Buffalo Blue Cheese Hummus

It's Snacktember! That's not a real thing, but it feels like it should be! I'm pumping out snacks left and right; suddenly I provide more snacks than meals these days. Snacks for school, snacks for lunch, snacks for the long bus ride home, after school snacks, post homework snacks, post football practice snacks, and oh yeah... Big boy football is back! That means snacks all Sunday long, and Monday nights, and Wednesdays... Why do I even bother with meals anymore? We could easily snack our way through September.

Thank goodness for hummus. I can whip up huge batches, flavor them in any way I choose, freeze it, serve it, send it with a school lunch, ect. Hummus is a my life saver in a snack crisis, and a cheap one at that. Hummus wasn't always so affordable, those jars of Tahini, a sesame paste typically used in traditional hummus, can cost a pretty penny and be rather difficult to find. They always seem to hide them in some "we don't know where to put this stuff" corner of the store. Eventually I grew tired of not only circling the store 5 times to find it but also paying $7 for a jar, so I just started making hummus without the Tahini and you know what? I didn't miss it! Not one little bit. Neither did any of my family members.

This insanely simple recipe for Buffalo Blue Cheese Hummus will surely knock your socks off. It is packed with the spicy tangy flavor of Buffalo Wing sauce and has a cool finish from the creamy Litehouse Chunky Blue Cheese Dressing. Just like eating the real deal Buffalo Chicken Wings, only without the chicken. As a fanatic fan of anything doused in wing sauce I can tell you with the utmost confidence that this stuff will appease any craving you may have for the traditional wings. Whip up a double batch in less than 10 minutes and freeze half for later use, or a last minute Football Party. Serve the rest of the Buffalo Blue Cheese Hummus with veggies and pita bread for a faster, healthier, and vegetarian alternative to traditional wings. It is packed full of protein from the Garbanzo beans (a.k.a. chickpeas) and will fill up and energize any sport playing kid or sport watching adult.

With Litehouse it is easy to create any flavor you can imagine, simply use 3/4-1 c. of your favorite dressing in place of the wing sauce and blue cheese dressing in the recipe provided below. May I highly suggest trying these Litehouse favorites: OPA Kalamata Feta Greek Yogurt Dressing OPA Roasted Pepper Greek Yogurt Dressing Opadipity Chipotle Ranch Greek Yogurt Dip Jalapeno Ranch Homestyle Ranch Now go forth and create your perfect hummus! It is much easier than you think and will change your snacking ways forever.

Buffalo Blue Cheese Hummus

Serves 10 | Finish in 10 minutes
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You won't believe how easy this "dump and blend" hummus is! Bursting with tangy Buffalo and cool creamy Blue Cheese flavor, this recipe is perfect for lunches, after school snacks, and football fare.

Ingredients

2 cans garbanzo beans drained

1/2 c olive oil

1/2 c. Buffalo Wing sauce

1/4 c. Litehouse Chunky Blue Cheese Dressing

2 cloves garlic

 1 tsp. cumin

 A pinch salt and pepper

 Veggies and pita for serving

Directions

1. Dump the beans, oil, wing sauce, garlic cloves, cumin, salt and pepper into a food processor or professional grade blender. 2. Blend for 3 minutes or until smooth. 3. Stir in the blue cheese dressing. 4. Serve with your favorite veggies and sliced pita bread.


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