Seltzer Hummus


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  • Yield : one
  • Servings : one
  • Prep Time : 15m
  • Ready In : 15m

Chickpea Recipe:


  • 1 lemon (if it is one of your fruits: counts as your fruit with that meal)
  • canned chickpeas, drain and rise (protein portion)
  • 2 TBSP olive oil*
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • ¼ cup seltzer water / sparkling water
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika

* Substitute vegetable broth for oil during Strict Conversion Phase (w/o oil) of your personalized metabolic balance® plan, or do not use this recipe.

metabolic balance® Recipe


Step 1

If lemon is a fruit on your food list: zest lemon and put in food processor / cut lemon in half and squeeze juice into processor.

Step 2

Add remaining ingredients and pulse until smooth.

Step 3

Weigh your portion. If you used canned beans, double the amount indicated in your plan.

Step 4

Serve immediately.

Comments (2)

  1. posted by Deana Williamson on 11/24/2017

    I don’t have garlic on my list . Does it need to be left out or is it harmless.?

    • posted by Sylvia Egel on 04/06/2020

      Garlic is considered a spice, thus, you can use spices up to 5g in a meal. Enjoy!

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