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For National Nutrition Month, try this new take on classic hummus made with allergen-free SunButter®! Simple to make and extremely fresh, it can be served with pita bread triangles or crisps, fresh veggies for dipping, or pretzels. Hummus packs well, so creating a double batch to place in lunch boxes during the week is always a good idea!

Sunny Hummus

Ingredients

1 (15oz) can garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained
1/3 cup Creamy SunButter®
1/4 cup lemon juice
1 teaspoon salt
2 garlic cloves
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon minced fresh parsley (if desired)

Preparation

In blender or bowl of food processor, blend garbanzo beans, SunButter, lemon juice, salt, garlic, and olive oil until smooth.

Transfer to a serving bowl.

Serve with vegetables cut to size for easy dipping.

*Recipe and image courtesy of SunButter®.*

These homemade chewy granola bars are filled with lots of healthy goodies, including sesame seeds, rolled oats, brown rice flour, raw honey, and carob chips. They make an excellent “grab and go” snack!

Chewy “Chocolate” Granola Bars

Ingredients

1 cup raw or organic honey

2/3 cup SunButter

2/3 cup rolled oats

7/8 cup brown rice flour

1 tsp ground cinnamon

1 cup carob chips

1/4 cup sesame seeds

Preparation

1. Combine honey and SunButter in a mixing bowl.

2. Add oats, flour, sesame seeds & cinnamon and stir until smooth.

3. Stir in carob chips.

4. Cover 9 x 13 baking pan with parchment paper.

5. Press mixture down firmly into pan.

6. Bake at 350ºF for about 12-15 minutes – edges will begin to brown.

7. Remove from oven and cut into bars or squares, leaving them in the pan after cutting.

8. Allow bars to cool completely.

9. Remove bars from pan and enjoy!

Store in an airtight container. Makes 15-25 bars, depending on size of bars.

*Recipe and image courtesy of SunButter.*

This recipe is as easy as slice and dip! Tuck the on-the-go snack packs into school lunches, field trip bags, gym bags – we lead busy lifestyles!

SunButter + Organic Apple Slices

Ingredients

1 favorite organic apple, sliced (or try a medley!)

1 SunButter on-the-go snack pack or 1.5 ounce cup

Preparation

Slice and dip! Yes – it is that simple!

*Recipe and image courtesy of SunButter.*