Hummus is a common favorite food around the world. This Middle Eastern treat made with mashed chickpeas has become popular in western countries as a healthy alternative to other fattier dips and spreads. Hummus is a staple dish in almost every Middle Eastern and Mediterranean country, but it’s exact roots are uncertain. It has been around since ancient times because of the abundance of chickpeas growing in this region. Hummus Day is a day to celebrate this treat all across the globe. Eat as much of it as you can on this day and post pictures of your meal on social media to celebrate!