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A healthy snack that you’ll look forward to eating

Susie Jimenez
Black Bean Hummus Bruschetta
Susie Jimenez |

We have to find many different ways to eat protein and fiber while still making it fun between meals. Midday snacks can be boring at times, but this is something you will happily stock your refrigerator with, and it will give you a boost of energy.

Dunk fresh veggies, your favorite crackers or even chicken into it.

You can substitute the black beans with your favorite legume or vegetable.

Have fun making it yours.

Black Bean Hummus Bruschetta

1 cup black beans

1 chipotle pepper

¼ cup tahini

2 cloves garlic

juice of ½ lime

1 baguette

crumbled feta cheese

Add 2 cloves of garlic and chipotle to food processor and finely chop. Add black beans, tahini and lime juice and blend until smooth.

Slice baguette thinly and brush with olive oil. Bake at 375 until golden brown.

Spread hummus on toasted baguette and top with crumbled feta cheese.

Susie Jimenez was the runner-up from season 7 of “Food Network Star” and owns a local catering company. She can be reached at susiespiceitup@gmail.com or (970) 948-4096.

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