Craving a healthy, flavorful, crowd-pleaser to bring to your next cookout or picnic? Try this #beautyfood hummus made from iron-rich black beans and age-fighting sweet potatoes: a light, filling, spicy-sweet comfort food packed with nutrients that nourish your whole body!
Iron is key to glowing skin, as it metabolizes protein while producing red blood cells and
enzymes. Sweet potatoes contain a mega dose of beta carotene, which helps us to produce vitamin A, a natural retinoid that fights wrinkles, fades hyperpigmentation, and smoothes the skin’s surface.
Yield: 8-10 servings
Time: 30 minutes
1 large or 2 small sweet potatoes, peeled and diced | vitamin A + C for anti-aging
1 15-oz. can organic black beans, rinsed and drained | delivers oxygen to the skin for glow
1 tablespoon ground cumin | detoxifying + vitamin E for moisturizing
1 teaspoon ground coriander | calming + anti-inflammatory
½-1 teaspoon ground chipotle, to taste | immune-boosting + aids digestion
⅛ - ¼ teaspoon sea salt | detoxifying + beauty minerals
- Boil sweet potatoes for approximately 10-15 minutes, until tender. Drain, and let cool.
- Combine black beans and sweet potatoes in a food processor, and pulse until blended.
- Transfer to a large bowl, and add in cumin, chipotle, coriander, and sea salt.
- Mix well.
- Serve with fresh organic veggies.
#beautyfood tip: Garnish with fresh cilantro to add more calming, anti-inflammatory benefits