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October 1, 2012 8:23 PM
I just wanted to find out what other people eat with their hummus?!! I am doing the low carb thing and can't eat it with the pita chips I used to would have!!! Im looking for ideas of what to eat with it that are low carb!! Love snow peas and cucumbers. Need more variety tho!!! :-)
October 1, 2012 8:24 PM
Red, Orange and yellow mini bell peppers. I buy the bags of mini peppers from Costco.
October 1, 2012 8:25 PM
LOVE hummus with fresh veggies....peppers, mushrooms, cucumbers...even carrots...
October 1, 2012 8:25 PM
How about sliced bell peppers, celery, or carrots?
October 1, 2012 8:26 PM
I like it as a salad dressing. Dilute it with a little bragg's and fresh orange juice; it's delicious.
October 1, 2012 8:27 PM
I usually like to dip baby carrots in hummus
October 1, 2012 8:27 PM
Carrots and cucumbers are my favorite :)
October 1, 2012 8:27 PM
Ritz crackers with a Kalamata olive.
October 1, 2012 8:28 PM
Bell peppers, broccoli, cucumber (though I am not entirely sure if that is low carb?) and carrots (but, same thing as cucumber - I don't think they adhere to the low carb thing). Mmm, maybe cauliflower would be yummy?
October 1, 2012 8:29 PM

I like it as a salad dressing. Dilute it with a little bragg's and fresh orange juice; it's delicious.

That sounds SOOO good!
October 1, 2012 8:30 PM
I used to make cucumber sandwiches, instead of crackers.

Red, green, orange, yellow peppers. Celery, carrots, cucumbers, cherry tomatoes (you could also slice a hot house tomato and make a sandwich with hummus in the middle), make a lettuce wrap with hummus (I use hummus as spreads, all the time). I have also used it as a dip instead of ketchup or bbq can make or buy plain hummus and flavor it with a bbq flavor and its pretty good.
October 1, 2012 8:31 PM
Carrots and Celery are my favorite. If you are not staying away from Carbs altogether I like to use a thin layer on my sandwiches and wraps. Especially the roasted red pepper flavor.
October 1, 2012 8:32 PM
Whole-grain naan bread. Amazing flavor with any flavor of hummus.
October 1, 2012 8:33 PM
I also eat celery or carrots w/ the roasted red pepper hummus.
October 1, 2012 8:33 PM
I just polished off half an orange bell pepper with some! Yummy!!!
October 1, 2012 8:35 PM
Joseph's whole wheat mini pita bread, or put it in a wheat tortilla and grill it

But if you're not eating those carrots or peppers are good
Edited by jmc0806 On October 1, 2012 8:37 PM
October 1, 2012 8:49 PM
Thanks for all of the great ideas!!!! I didn't dig peppers with it for some reason but I LOVE most everything else suggested! I am staying low carb (most days) but getting them with veggies is the goal! I LOVE Sabra roasted garlic!!! I wonder if there are any tortilla chip substitutes besides low carb tortillas you can bake that would be good?? I have a recipe for a pizza crust that is actually all cauliflower, cheese and some spices.......I may have to try that and see if the "crust" makes good chips!!!
October 1, 2012 8:50 PM
The first time I tried it I ignored the carrot sticks my friends were pushing and opted for cheetos instead. blushing In my defense, I can't stand carrots and the cheetos kinda resembled them so I figured close enough!

I like red peppers and sugar snap peas. I'm sure there are other vegetables I'd like too but those are my favorite.
October 1, 2012 8:52 PM
My nephew eats it with those those baked packaged veggie sticks that are supposed to keep you from wanting potato chips.
October 1, 2012 8:56 PM
pita bread and fresh peppers. I prefer greek pita
October 1, 2012 9:01 PM
Cucumber slices or any other veggie. It's also good instead of mayo on a sandwich. It's great to add to crackers or use as a dip with chips too.
October 1, 2012 9:51 PM
I like hummus with pita bread. If you're doing the low-carb diet, try some broccoli or cauliflower. Or some mushrooms.
October 1, 2012 11:46 PM
I eat hummus with pita bread, on toast, tortilla chips, baby carrots, celery, peppers, raw broccoli, any sort of veggie really. I also put it in wraps as a dressing. ;)

With pita bread, is still my favorite. I like to eat it for breakfast and put it in the toaster, so it's hot and fluffy/doughty/crunchy in certain parts. So delicious with a tub of cold/creamy hummus.
Edited by astrylian On October 1, 2012 11:47 PM
October 2, 2012 3:23 AM
Vegetables are always great with hummus. Triscuits are great, too, because they offer a good amount of protein and fiber.
October 2, 2012 3:27 AM
I eat it with rice crackers. I don't like it that much with vegetables... and rice crackers have very few calories


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