Turmeric Hemp Hummus

Turmeric Hemp Hummus

Recipe by Michelle Menogue, A Student at Maryland University of Integrative Health



 Ingredients and medicinal properties:

  • 1.5 cup garbanzo beans
  • ¼ cup hemp seeds: Essential fatty acid that assists with lowering blood pressure and cholesterol, aiding digestion, and assisting blood sugar regulation (Waters, 2008).
  • ¼ cup Tahini
  • ¼ cup golden flax seed oil: Helps with arthritis, decreasing cholesterol, decreasing blood pressure, and neurological conditions (WebMD, 2015).
  • 1 Tbsp. ground turmeric: Known as a high yielding superpower in nature, it is highly regarded for its ability to fight inflammation, cancer, diabetes, and Alzheimer’s. (Aggarwal, 2011).
  • ½ tsp fresh ground black pepper
  • 2 cloves of fresh garlic: Decreases incidence of many chronic diseases associated with oxidation, inflammation, cancer, and heart disease (Aggarwal, 2011).
  • ½ cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp Celtic Sea Salt®


  1. Place all ingredients in a food processor








     2. Blend until smooth and creamy.










3. Transfer to a bowl and serve! It will keep for 1 week in the refrigerator in a closed container.











Aggarwal, B. B. (2011). Healing spices: How to use 50 every day and exotic spices to boost health and

beat disease. New York, NY: Sterling.

WebMD.  (2015). Flaxseed Oil. Retrieved on December 9, 2015 from http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-

supplements/ingredientmono-990-FLAXSEED%20OIL.aspx?activeIngredientId =990& activeIng


Waters, S. (2008).  The Many Environmental and Health Benefits of Hemp.  Retrieved on December 9,

2015 from http://www.naturalnews.com/023839_hemp_health_environmental.html#ixzz3tt3Q7Djg


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