Category Archives: greek yogurt

Lightened Up Pimento Cheese

Happy Fourth of July!!!! What is everyone up to today?! Today, I want to share a super simple, but super delicious recipe. This recipe is for anyone who needs a last minute dish for tonight. In fact it is so simple, I made it twice in one weekend!  Pimento Cheese is seriously addictive, which is why I wanted to make a lighter version of this typically mayo and cream cheese laden dip. Here’s how I accomplished that goal!

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Buffalo Chicken Pizza

Sometimes I make Chris eat meatless meals, and he will usually do so without too many complaints. Last week after he ate tofu with a smile (recipe coming soon!), I decided to make something I knew he would really enjoy. Frank’s Red Hot Sauce was my ingredient of choice, because he puts it on everything. Seriously, its like the commercial, he puts that “ish” on everything! I decided to take my favorite buffalo chicken dip, and turn it into a pizza!  This pizza was not only super delicious, but really filling!! Definitely a keeper that will be made over and over again!

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Chicken with Artichokes

I love artichokes, their tang and texture, their versatility, — oh yeah, I almost forgot to mention, the way they can make a regular old piece of chicken sing. I decided to make this one night when I was feeling particularly uninspired and just needed something warm and comforting for dinner, without breaking the calorie bank. Lucky for me, this turned out to be yummy enough to share!

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It’s no secret that I am extremely fond of Mediterranean food.  If you check my refrigerator, you can find anywhere from 2-4 containers of hummus depending on what day of the week it is. However, hummus isn’t the only Mediterranean-style dip that makes me swoon. This little white guy is where it’s at! 100% full disclosure, I don’t actually think I tried Tzatziki until one fateful evening during my freshman year at  JMU, when I opened up my bag of Dave’s to find a little tub of herb studded white sauce to dip those fantastic chips in. SOLD. JMU Alums know what I’m talking about! But, I digress.

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Lightened Up French Onion Dip

One of the hors d’oeuvres Chris and I will be having on Sunday is a ’60s classic French Onion Dip. You could run out and buy a tub of this at the grocery store, but this version is so much better, and healthier. It takes about 40 minutes to caramelize the onions, and then you just need to stir in some Greek yogurt, refrigerate, and serve! You can make this dip ahead of time. Extra time in the fridge only makes the dip better!

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