This hummus and veggie plate is a wonderful snack any time of day while satisfying your daily dozen requirements for health. Garbanzo beans, sesame seed tahini, garlic, lemon and jalapeno make this creamy hummus flavorful as well as nutritious. Garbanzo beans are a low fat source of protein, have a low glycemic index and are fiber superstars. They reduce inflammation, facilitate weight loss, and help reduce cholesterol and blood pressure. Legumes help regulate blood sugar and insulin and support our microbiome. Sesame seeds are source of protein with phytonutrients, nutrients minerals, antioxidants and vitamins. They contain oleic acid which helps lower bad cholesterol and helps raise good cholesterol. They contain antioxidants that help fight free radicals; and Niacin - a vitamin B complex that helps reduce anxiety. They also provide many essential minerals - calcium, magnesium, zinc selenium and copper which support our bones, blood cells, hormones, enzymes, skeletal and cardiac function.