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Almond & Artichoke Hummus Recipe #MeatlessMondayNight

We are a family that definitely eats a bit too much meat, and it’s healthier to enjoy a more plant-based diet. It’s good for us, and it’s good for the planet too, so I recently decided to remix some favorite recipes for my family into versions that are both meatless and dairy-free and still amazingly delicious.

artichoke almond milk hummus

I usually create good habits by changing a little bit at a time, so starting our new plant-based diet one day a week is a great way to ease my family into a change that frankly, will be good for them in the long run. I embarked on a #MeatlessMondayNight challenge, and during Monday Night Football games no less! We host football parties and I wanted to serve our guests some new meatless recipes options…after all, if it’s a hit with the tailgating crew, it’s a hit.

Silk Soymilk products are a plant based alternative to yogurt and other dairy that can really substitute milk in almost any recipe. It’s a perfect way to create meatless and dairy-free versions of some of our favorite game night recipes, especially since some of our guests are lactose-free and appreciate recipes without dairy- so no one is left out or unable to enjoy any of the yummy dishes at our parties!

artichoke almond hummus

Monday Night Football Recipe Remix: Almond & Artichoke Hummus

2 cans Cannellini beans or Great Northern beans
1 can artichoke hearts (drained)
1/2 cup Silk Almondmilk
juice of two medium lemons
3 cloves garlic
salt to taste

hummus ingredients


1. Add first five ingredients into a blender and process until very smooth.
2. Remove from blender, add salt to taste, and stir. Garnish and serve with pita chips or tortillas.

almond and artichoke hummus

I love hummus…I mean love hummus. Everything dips well with hummus (chips, veggies, crackers, etc) so I make it often, and of course it’s on our buffet table during tailgating parties. Traditional hummus is made with chick peas and oil, but I love making it with Cannelloni or Great Northern beans instead because they are so much lighter, adding in artichoke hearts for a surprisingly delicious flavor- just try it and see! I found Silk Almondmilk to be a perfect replacement for olive oil, allowing us to blend it smoothly to a wonderfully creamier version of our family hummus recipe.

This recipe is also dairy-free and gluten-free, and one of my favorite meatless recipes. There are no artificial colors, flavors or preservatives here, and it’s cholesterol free too! Anyone can enjoy it.

meatless monday night

Ready to take the #MeatlessMondayNight challenge too? Make your tailgate recipes even better by remixing them into a meat and dairy-free recipe with Silk. Find more meatless recipes here, plus a chance to win a giveaway! Find Silk products here. Happy Meatless Monday!

This conversation is sponsored by Silk. The opinions and text are all mine.

  • Robin

    That sounds like an awesome game day snack. I love hummus 🙂

  • Catherine S

    This sounds really good. I have never had anything but chickpea hummus, but I would like to try it. Thanks for the recipe.

  • Pam

    Mm, this looks really good. I love hummus!

  • Crystal

    Mondays mean lots of snacking as we watch football. It’s great to have better-for-you options available like this one. Can’t wait to try it.

  • Ann Bacciaglia

    This is a great recipe to try for movie night. I will have to pick up the ingredients i need to make it. It looks so delicious.

  • Kiwi

    I didnt know you can make dip with Almond Milk! Good to know it looks rich and creamy!