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white bean hummus with chives

Quick and simple white bean hummus is extremely versatile and makes a great healthy snack for school lunches. I used chives, but you can use whichever herbs you have over growing in your garden. The possibilities are endless!

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I’m way into back to school food at the moment. Packable snacks, healthy little morsels and scrumptious veggies and dips are on my brain 24/7. Just remember I didn’t start out this story by saying that I was super cool. The thing is, I like to mix it up with lunches from time to time otherwise I will get into the same old WB&J (Wowbutter + Jelly) rut that I often find myself in.

A few weeks ago, I shared my Marshmallow Snack Mix recipe that I am still swooning over.  Plus it’s so easy, even the kids can make it (honestly – check out the video). Well today I want to share an incredibly simple recipe for white bean hummus with chives. Or at least I used chives. You can use whatever herb you like: rosemary, thyme, basil – anything!

I actually shared my White Bean Hummus Recipe over on Food Fanatic a few weeks ago, but wanted to make sure I shared it here with you because it’s such a great lunch box dip. I spoon a little of this into the Buddy’s little dipper in his Planet Box lunch box (similar Planet Box here*) and tuck some carrot sticks or mini bell peppers along side it for a healthy side dish in his lunch.

He even came home from school last week telling me how much he liked it.

Then I sobbed with happiness because he’s the sweetest little guy in the world. And he lost his first tooth on Friday and is turning 7 in two days.

Now I’m going to cry a little more. This is going to be a long, weepy week.

At least we have hummus, right?

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Happy Tuesday!

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4 comments on “white bean hummus with chives”

  1. Awe, he lost his first tooth! I can’t believe how time flies! My oldest is turning eleven in a week but I swear she was just 4 years old yesterday! Well, at least we have hummus! Love your white bean version, a nice change of pace. Good luck with the birthday!

  2. I like the idea of using white beans in place of chick peas! I could live off dips if I needed to. I can’t wait to try this!

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