Summertime is just around the corner!

Summertime means you’ll have hungry kids running in and out of the house all day, looking for a quick and tasty snack to help fuel them up. It also means afternoons and evenings spent outside, where you’ll definitely need something to munch on.

Whether you are faced with either of these scenarios or another summertime snack pinch, this recipe is perfect.

Hummus is one of the best snacks out there. Alone it is reasonably healthy, but it is even better when used as a dip for veggies. It is also creamy, filling and a great alternative to junk food snacks for your kids. This recipe from out food blogger Nicole is a simple recipe for hummus that is extra creamy, delicious and extremely kid-friendly.

Like any great hummus recipe, Randall Beans chickpeas (garbanzo beans) make the base, while helpings of ranch dressing and Greek yogurt make it especially creamy. It also gives it a more ranch-based flavoring that kids may respond to better.

Simple and easy to prepare, it is the perfect recipe for picnics or backyard barbecues. And, once fall rolls back around, this dish is right at home inside your child’s lunchbox, ensuring they’ll get a serving of vegetables for the day.

Just make sure you make a few extra servings for yourself! Hummus is a great work snack to enjoy at your desk to give you the energy you need to get through the day and into the weekend.

Extra Creamy Garbanzo Bean Hummus

Extra Creamy Garbanzo Bean Hummus


  • 1 14-oz jar Randall Beans Garbanzo Beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 3 tsp. ranch dressing mix
  • ¼ - ¾ cup water


  1. Combine garbanzo beans, olive oil, greek yogurt, ranch dressing mix and ¼ cup water to a blender or food processor. Blend until smooth, adding the extra water if necessary.
  2. Store refrigerated in an airtight container. Serve with fresh vegetables, pretzel sticks or pita chips.
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