Sweet Potato Hummus.

Via Caley Alyssa
on Jan 16, 2012
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Sweet Potato Hummus

This past Thanksgiving, I was asked to bring over a few dishes for our big shin-dig at Nick and Alex’s place new apartment. Hummus immediately came to mind (it’s my favorite vegan app!) but I wanted to put a special twist on the regular ole’ hummus and make it suitable for this Thanksgiving feast. Et alors j’ai fait le houmous de patates douces! Ok, I’ve been taking Rosetta Stone Lessons in my free time and just thought I would try my hand at a few phrases…

A big thanks to my sister, Andi, for helping me prepare all of the festive goodies. We also made a roasted apple and pumpkin butter, green bean and hazelnut sautéed in lemon and a raw, vegan carrot cake with cream cheese frosting. Keep checking back for all the recipes!


  • 3 sweet potatoes roasted and peeled (450 degrees for 30 -40 minutes) The skins come off easily after roasting
  • 1 cup of garbonzo beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • sea salt to taste
  • optional: 1 clove garlic
  • fresh rosemary to garnish


  1. Place all the ingredients into a food processor and pulse until the hummus has a creamy and smooth texture, et voilà!

Bon appétit.


About Caley Alyssa

As a D-1 collegiate athlete with a background in nutrition and anatomy, and an internship with a naturopathic center for healing, Caley Alyssa found herself wanting to help people achieve healthier, happier lives. She quickly came to realize that she wanted to promote preventative and therapeutic methods encouraging active, energetic lifestyles rather than focusing on treatment centered around prescription drugs and the increasingly paramount “band-aid” mindset. In 2006, Caley moved to San Francisco and began to study yoga completing her 200 hour training with Yoga Tree with Janet Stone, Darren Main and Elise Lorimer. From there she went onto study with Shiva Rea and obtained a certification to work with children and at risk youth. In 2010, Caley’s quest to bring health and happiness to others lead her to enroll with the Institute of Integrative Nutrition in New York to become a Holistic Health Coach, registered with the American Drugless Practitioners. Caley now lives in Los Angeles with her husband. She designs and leads seasonal cleanses for individuals, yoga studios and corporate businesses sharing her lifelong journey of finding balance, wellness and happiness in all aspects of life!


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