I love hummus, and make it often for casual parties when I'm asked to bring something. (That or my famous all-green tomato-free FAQ safe guacamole.) This way you provide ultimate yummies for others, and whether asked or not, can show that #foodallergy safe food does not have to be bland or boring. Win win!
Here are some tips from Ruth Reichl (editor of Gourmet magazine) to make a simple dish even better, but I'm warning you now it will take a little patience. I'll try some or all these techniques next time...
If you can't find dried garbanzo beans in your grocery store, you can find them in health food stores, Middle Eastern or Indian markets, usually at a better price since too.
I of course skip the garlic and use either a tart vinegar to replace the lemon juice. Also, I've learned from Claudia Roden's Book of Middle Eastern Food that another uniquely delicious and lovely addition is pomegranate molasses. Available in Middle Eastern and some health food stores.
Here's the link to all the tips, just the recipe is below.