Easy Office Lunch Ideas – Homemade Hummus

So many of the best healthy lunch ideas start with hummus! You can stop buying it at the store and make your own Greek Style Hummus in just 5 minutes with this recipe.


  • 2 14-ounce cans chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • Juice from 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons tahini
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 12 cloves garlic
  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper


  1. Combine chickpeas, lemon juice, tahini, oil, cumin and garlic in a food processor or blender. Mix for 1 minute.
  2. Thin the hummus with the water, adding it in slowly until you reach the thickness/consistency you like.
  3. Season with the salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Refrigerate in an airtight container for up to 1 week.