This snack ticks all the nutritional boxes and it tastes delicious! Perfect as a mid-afternoon snack to help keep the energy levels up. The pumpkin gives it a little sweetness which event the fussiest eater will enjoy!


  • 200 gram (7 oz) chickpeas, soaked overnight 
  • 1 cup diced pumpkin (roasted)
  • Juice from 1 lemon 
  • 1/4 olive oil 
  • 2 tablespoons tahini
  • 1 tablespoon grounded cumin


  1. Soak chickpeas overnight. Drain and cook with fresh water for 40-45 mins, until soft. Drain and cool.
  2. Roast pumpkin in moderate oven for 30 mins or until soft.
  3. Placed cooked chickpeas, roasted pumpkin and the rest of the ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth and creamy. 
  4. Add salt or more lemon juice to taste. 
  5. serve with veggie sticks and crackers.