These pitas are a light, refreshing lunch—perfect for a hot summer day. I like to pre-make the cucumber salad and quickly assemble it at the office or on a picnic with my girls. To keep it simple, buy your favorite pre-made hummus. I like to keep different kinds of hummus in the fridge. My girls enjoy a sun-dried tomato, but I love the heat of the spicy avocado flavor. Whatever you choose, these pita pockets are quick, easy, and full of plant-based nutrients!

Prep Time: 10 min | Cook Time: 0 min| Total Time: 10 min

Makes: 4 Servings | Serving Size: 1 Pita Pocket


  • 2 whole wheat pitas
  • 1 cup cucumber, diced
  • 1 cup tomatoes, diced
  • 1⁄2 cup yellow pepper, diced
  • 1⁄4 cup green onion, diced
  • 1⁄4 cup hemp seeds
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1⁄2 cup hummus (any flavor)


  1. Cut pitas in half, then open them up to create 4 half-moon pita pockets.
  2. Mix together cucumber, tomatoes, yellow pepper, green onion, hemp seeds, lemon juice,

    salt, and pepper in a medium bowl.

  3. Divide mixture between the 4 pita pockets.


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