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January 3, 2013 / mybodynbalance

Skinny Spinach Dip

I often use Greek yogurt or cottage cheese in place of sour cream. It reduces most of that nasty fat and adds a ton of protein. Cottage Cheese is a bit more “kid friendly” or “picky eater friendly” Just make sure to first blend the cottage cheese to a smooth consistency—no one will be the wiser 😉

This recipe is for my Spinach Dip... but I often use just the Cottage cheese & ranch packet to make Veggie Dip. If you want to turn it into “salad dressing” just thin it out with a little skim milk (or even water works!!)

Happy (healthy) Snacking!!  Lisa

Ingredients needed:
(1) 10 oz container of frozen chopped spinach – defrost and squeeze dry

(2) 5 oz cans of sliced water chestnuts – dice into small pieces

(1) 24 oz container of low-fat cottage cheese – blend in food processor or blender until smooth

1 packet ranch dressing OR Knorr Veg. Soup mix ( I like the Knorr)

Then just mix well & chill for at least 1 hour for flavors to blend
Serve with fresh cut veggies.

 


Nutritional information for the entire  24 oz. recipe.

Protein: 72g

Carbs: 45g

Fat: 18g

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  1. Rainboe-Glitter / Jan 3 2013 11:05 pm

    Reblogged this on Rainboe-Gliitterz and commented:
    #Appetizer #EatSmart #NewDiet #HealthUpdate #ThinkSkinny

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