raw zucchini hummus recipe

Not a fan of chickpea hummus? Try this tasty alternative. It’s nutritious and low-carb! Serve with raw vegetales, raw crackers, (gluten-free) pita bread, or use it as a sandwich spread!

Prep Time: 20 minutes  Yields: 1 cup



  • 1/2 cup Raw Sesame Seeds
  • 225 g Zucchini
  • 1/4 tsp. Himalayan/Sea Salt
  • 6g Garlic
  • 15g Parsley (coarsely chopped)
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp. Lemon Juice


  1. In a food processor with the s-blade, blend sesame seeds into a smooth tahini paste. Set aside in a bowl.
  2. Mince garlic with the s-blade in the same food processor.
  3. Add parsley, lemon juice, zucchini (cut into 1-inch pieces) and salt, and blend until chunky, then add tahini back in a blend all ingredients together until smooth and creamy.

Resource: Feelin’ Fun With Raw Foods by Aaron Ash -live-foods chef and creator of Gorilla Food, an organic, vegan, raw foods restaurant in Vancouver, Canada.


About Annika Voelpel

* former director of health & fitness programs at the sutton place hotel * former head therapist of duquette strength clinic * entering 10th year as a professional trainer * registered kinesiologist and active-rehabilitation specialist * level 1 track & field, gymnastics, dance, and aquatics coach * certified in the postural reprogramming system (PRS) * certified pilates instructor and acupressure massage practitioner * sports nutrition and healthy-cooking expert * seminar speaker and former presenter at the global youth assembly * former national level gymnast and competitive dancer * former varsity track and field competitor * experienced fitness model
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