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Double Chocolate Brownie Chickpea Hummus (vegan & nut-free)

Updated: Jul 28, 2023

Indulge in a unique and delightful treat with this Vegan Double Chocolate Brownie Chickpea Hummus. Creamy chickpeas, cocoa powder, and sweet maple syrup or agave nectar come together with the richness of sunflower seed butter or tahini. The addition of melted dairy-free, vegan chocolate chips takes this hummus to the next level of decadence. Smooth, creamy, and chocolaty, it's a guilt-free indulgence that satisfies your sweet tooth. Pair it with gluten-free crackers, fruit slices, or vegetable sticks for a delightful snacking experience that will have you coming back for more.


The Vegan Double Chocolate Brownie Chickpea Hummus is not only a delectable treat for your taste buds but also offers several nutritional benefits that support overall well-being, including reproductive health, heart health, and fibroids. This recipe is rich in essential nutrients like protein, fiber, and healthy fats, making it a nourishing option for anyone, including those with specific health concerns. The chickpeas, a key ingredient, are an excellent source of protein and fiber, aiding in hormone regulation and promoting reproductive health. Additionally, the cocoa used in the brownie hummus is known for its heart-protective properties, as it contains antioxidants that may help improve blood flow and reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases. For individuals dealing with fibroids, the high fiber content in this hummus can contribute to better digestive health, potentially alleviating some symptoms. By enjoying this delicious Vegan Double Chocolate Brownie Chickpea Hummus, you can savor its nutritional benefits and contribute to a balanced and health-conscious diet that supports various aspects of your well-being.



Vibe: A perfect jazz song that pairs well with the Vegan Double Chocolate Brownie Chickpea Hummus is "Moanin'" by Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers. This iconic jazz tune captures the soulful and energetic essence of the genre, which complements the rich and indulgent flavors of the hummus. The infectious rhythm, lively horn section, and dynamic solos create a vibrant and upbeat atmosphere, enhancing the enjoyment of your delicious treat. As you savor each bite, let the captivating sounds of "Moanin'" add a touch of sophistication and groove to your dining experience.


Ingredients:

  • 1 can (15 ounces) chickpeas, drained and rinsed

  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup or agave nectar

  • 2 Tablespoons cookie butter

  • 1 Tablespoon light brown sugar

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1/2 cup dairy-free, vegan chocolate chips

  • 2 Tablespoons non-dairy milk

  • Gluten-free crackers, fruit slices, or vegetable sticks for serving


Directions:

  1. In a small heatproof bowl, add the dairy-free, vegan chocolate chips & non-dairy milk.

  2. Create a double boiler by filling a saucepan with a small amount of water and placing it over medium heat. Make sure the water doesn't touch the bottom of the bowl.

  3. Place the bowl with the chocolate chips on top of the saucepan.

  4. Gently heat the saucepan, stirring the chocolate chips occasionally until melted and smooth.

  5. Once the chocolate chips have melted, remove the bowl from the heat and set aside.

  6. In a small bowl , combine the cocoa powder, maple syrup (or agave nectar), cookie butter, brown sugar, vanilla extract, and salt.

  7. In a food processor, combine the chickpeas and cocoa powder mixture.

  8. Process the ingredients until smooth and creamy, scraping down the sides of the bowl as needed.

  9. Add the melted chocolate chips to the food processor and blend again until well combined.

  10. Transfer the Brownie Chickpea Hummus to a serving dish.

  11. Serve the hummus with gluten-free crackers, fruit slices, or vegetable sticks for dipping.

  12. Enjoy your delicious and allergen-friendly Brownie Chickpea Hummus with the added richness of melted chocolate chips!


*Using the double boiler method ensures that the chocolate chips melt gently and avoid burning. Incorporating the melted chocolate chips into the Brownie Chickpea Hummus adds an extra layer of chocolatey goodness.


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