Try this tasty twist on a classic snack that packs a nourishing punch of omega-3 fatty acids. Couple this easy-to-prepare, creamy dip with grain-free crackers or fresh veggies to create the perfect snack or appetizer.


  • 1/2 cup walnuts toasted
  • 1 can (2 1/3 cups) chickpeas drained and rinsed
  • 1/4 cup Italian salad dressing (lemon juice, olive oil, and Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper


  • In a blender or food processor, purée walnuts, chickpeas, salad dressing, and cayenne pepper together until smooth.
  • Serve with vegetables or crackers.