A New View of Healthy Eating: Top 3 Super Bowl Healthy Snacks: Hummus, Wild Sockeye Salmon & Avocado Salsa

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By Melanie Albert, intuitive cooking expert, author, speaker, Founder & CEO, Experience Nutrition Group, LLC

Many of you are aware, I have been active with numerous Super Bowls and guiding former NFL players and their families to enjoy cooking healthy foods.

As a little background, my very first experience was in 2008 when Super Bowl XLII was right here in Phoenix. My company created 3 healthy lifestyle products with the Super Bowl logo: a Zen Clock, Soy Candle Collection, and Matcha Tea kit. And, I had a lot of fun talking to football fans at the NFL Experience.


For a few years, we catered at the VIP Tailgate party at the Super Bowls in Tampa and Miami and attended numerous charity events networking with former NFL players. During Super Bowl XLIII week in Tampa, we learned about the serious health issues, such as diabetes, obesity, heart disease,  of the former players and then started teaching several former players how to cook simple healthy foods.


In 2011, my company, Experience Nutrition Group, LLC, was honored to be an Official Health & Wellness Partner of the NFL Alumni and participated in 9 events in 4 days during Super Bowl Week in Dallas.

Since the Super Bowl and many former NFL players are still dear to my heart, I am sharing my favorite Super Bowl snack recipes with you:  Experience Nutrition Hummus, Quick Salmon on the Grill, and Avocado Salsa.

Today’s recipe is hummus. Tomorrow I will post the salmon and avocado salsa recipes.

EXPERIENCE NUTRITIONTM Super Simple Organic Hummus (Excerpt from book, A New View of Healthy Eating)

I’m excited to share with you the same recipe we made for the Super Bowl XLIV VIP Tailgate Party for the Super Bowl in Miami. Now you can make it, too.


  • 2 cups cooked chickpeas (garbanzo beans)
  • ⅓ cup chickpea water
  • 3 tbsp tahini (sesame seed paste or sesame seeds)
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • ⅛ tsp cumin seeds, ground
  • ⅛ tsp coriander seeds, ground (seeds from cilantro)


  1. Place all ingredients into high-speed blender (such as Vitamix) or food processor.
  2. Blend until smooth.
  3. After the hummus has been blended, taste and add more of any of the ingredients to suit your taste.

Come on over to our Facebook page (www.facebook.com/NewViewHealthyEating) and share your Super Bowl Hummus creations with us!

Enjoy the Super Bowl weekend!

Purchase A New View of Healthy Eating today and I’m happy to mail a personalized copy to you.

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