Smoked Paprika Hummus Recipe and Runners Feet

Ever since I bought my wonderful Vitamix I’ve stopped buying hummus and almond milk!  Those are the two of the weekly staples and often I find myself making both the hummus and the almond milk more then once a week!  I love creating new hummus recipes and it’s seriously so easy!  Don’t have a Vitamix?  Just use your food processor!

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Smoked Paprika Hummus Recipe
Laura: 
Recipe type: Appetizer
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Serves: 6-8
 
Another great and easy appetizer for your next party or keep it for yourself!
Ingredients
  • 1 15oz can of garbanzo beans drained and rinsed
  • 3 Tablespoons of sesame seeds
  • 1-2 Tablespoons of Olive Oil
  • 1 Tablespoon of Smoked Paprika
  • Juice of 1 Lemon
  • Optional: 1 teaspoon of sea salt
Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredients into your food processor and process until creamy!
  2. Serve with veggies, crackers, pita or on top of a salad!

Make sure that you are using smoked paprika!

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On a less appealing note but one many can relate to,  I want to talk about my toes!  Or really I should say I want to talk about toes of a runner!  I’ve drastically cut back my mileage and have lost 2 toe nails since!  Huh?  That brings the grand total to 3 toe nails.  I’m getting a mani/pedi today and wonder if I should ask for a discounted rate!  Hah

I lose 1-2 toenails each year and it’s never painful and it always grows back.  Thankfully, with the help of polish I can typically cover up the missing nails.

This is the before shot!  After my pedicure today I am hoping they look a lot better!  Anyone else have toe nail issues?  It’s pretty much known that if you run you can expect to not have the nicest feet.

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Ok enough about my feet!  Busy day today!  Going for a run, PT, training a client at the house this morning, mani/pedi and Sara and I are getting haircuts!  Gosh, I love haircut day!  I wait till I can’t stand my hair any longer and then make appointments for us!

Do you have toe nail problems and just accept it?

 

 

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18 Responses to Smoked Paprika Hummus Recipe and Runners Feet

  1. I want to start making almond milk in my Vitamix! Any tricks I should know about? I just keep forgetting to get a cheese cloth. I’ve never lost a toe nail, but I have one toe in particular that is pretty ugly. Nothing a pedicure can’t hide, though! 😉
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  2. Kaitie says:

    I have had the toenail issue! I thought it was something I should just accept, but when I recently got new shoes, the employee (a runner himself at a specialty running store) said that two things cause the black/falling off nails and both can be avoided – shoes too tight in the toe cage, and sub-consciously gripping with your feet.

    I fixed the shoe probably, obviously, and have been focusing on not gripping – and so far, so good! Concentrating on your toes helps distract from other running woes on long runs, too 😉
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  3. Lisa Jones says:

    I always end up losing at least 2 nails when I train for a marathon. I currently have 2 right now that want to go and I’m holding on to them as long as I can! I don’t have any pain so it’s not a big deal. The nails are just holding on at the base of the nail bed. Polish can do wonders for runners feet! 😉

  4. For the most part, my nails are ok but my feet are dry and callusey and always give the pedicure people a run for their money. I am going Thursday and can’t wait!

    This recipe looks awesome! I make tons of hummus and usually sprinkle my paprika on top. I love the idea of adding it into the flavor. I’ll have to bust out my tahini from Israel and whip up a batch!
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  5. Kathy says:

    I too usually lose a toenail or two a few months after a marathon. I find buying my running shoes (Newtons) a half size larger gives me more room in the toe box. I also like the Injinji toe socks.
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  6. Kim says:

    I keep my toenails super short and buy my running shoes 1/2 size bigger than my other shoes – I think in my entire running career (20+ years) I’ve only lost a couple of toenails.
    Enjoy your pedi!!
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  7. I just made hummus in my Vitamix two days ago. It’s so easy and tastes delicious! Love the idea of using smoked paprika–I’ll have to try that.
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  8. My mom bought me some smoked paprika from Penzy’s a few months ago and I love it! It adds so much flavor to whatever I make. I bet it is great in hummus! Thanks for the idea. 🙂
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  9. Carli says:

    Great recipe! I have horrible feet but not from running. 🙂
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