I was hired by The Women Bloggers to participate in this #hummusmadeeasy campaign on behalf of Bush Brothers. All opinions are my own.
Lunch has always been a problem at our house. Between working at home and homeschooling, I never time in the middle of the day to make a big meal.
We usually resort to eating fruit or making macaroni and cheese. Although I really want to make kids healthy lunch ideas, time constraints often prevent us from eating as healthy as I would like.
When I was approached to try the new Hummus Made Easy from Bush Brothers I was pretty excited because I’ve made hummus by hand before… once.
It took forever.
Lucky for us, we no longer have to avoid hummus because Bush’s Hummus Made Easy is so easy and inexpensive to make.
Where to Find Bush’s Hummus Made Easy
Right now, you can find Hummus Made Easy at Walmart (I looked at our local grocery store and didn’t see the hummus packets) in the bean aisle for about $2.29. With the $1 or so cost for the beans, you get a huge amount of hummus for the price.
The recipe is the easiest thing in the world. Mix one of the flavor hummus packets with one can of Bush’s Beans (either garbanzo beans or black beans depending on the flavor. Currently you can choose from Classic, Roasted Red Pepper, or Southwest Black Bean flavors). Mix it up with a blender or do like we did and use a potato masher.
Kids Healthy Lunch Ideas
I initially set out the Hummus Made Easy with veggies as a dip, but throughout the week, my kids found a lot of other delicious ways to eat it.
We enjoyed our Hummus Made Easy in the following ways:
- As a veggie dip
- As a cracker dip
- As a sandwich spread
- With cheese (we dipped cheese slices into it)
- As a tostada spread with fresh veggies
- With tortilla chips
- As a salad topping in place of dressing
You’re probably wondering how we had enough to last a week. We made three cans of Hummus Made Easy on Monday to try each of the flavors and had enough hummus to make three food projects and snacks for a whole week even though we all devoured the hummus like savage wolves.