Healthy Easter Treats

Healthy veg patch hummus

Preparation and cooking time Prep:20 mins Serves 6

Make this healthy hummus and pile into mini plant pots for a cute snack for kids. Children will love it, and they can dunk in carrots and other crudités Dairy-free Egg-free Gluten-free Healthy Vegan Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving Nutrient Unit kcal134 fat 8g saturates 1g carbs 9g sugars 3g fibre 4g protein 4g salt 0.05g


  • 1 x 400g can chickpeas , drained and rinsed

  • ½ lemon , juiced

  • 1 garlic clove , crushed

  • 2 tbsp olive oil

  • 2 tbsp tahini

  • 250g baby carrots

  • 1 pot of parsley


  • STEP 1Put the chickpeas, lemon juice, garlic, olive oil and tahini into a food processor and blitz to a smooth consistency. Loosen with 1–2 tbsp water if it seems a little thick.

  • STEP 2Make a hole in the top of each carrot with a skewer or by cutting a small hole with the tip of a sharp knife. Dab a small amount of hummus into the hole and push in a small sprig of parsley.

  • STEP 3Spoon the hummus into thoroughly cleaned small, plant pots or bowls and push in the carrots. Let the children dunk into the hummus with the carrots.

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