Dips and Spreads

Lightened-Up Esquites {Mexican Street Corn Salad}

Take traditional Esquites Mexican street corn salad for a healthier spin with this lightened up version made with low-fat Greek yogurt. The perfect party food paired with tortilla chips or side dish for your next Taco Tuesday! I was compensated for writing the original article, “Sweet Summer Corn,” and developing the recipe found in the August 2016 issue of Today’s Dietitian. I was not compensated for sharing the column or magazine with readers on my blog. All opinions are my own. C… read more »

3-Ingredient Minty Pea Dip {Recipe}

This bright and refreshing Minty Pea Dip is quick and easy to make, requires only three ingredients, and can be used in a variety of ways. I have a really quick and easy recipe for you today. This 3-Ingredient Minty Pea Dip probably falls within the top 5 easiest recipes you will ever make. I promise! So let’s get to it, shall we?! Ingredients & Preparation Some people are turned off by peas because it reminds them of their childhood and being forced to eat whatever was on their plate. For many ye… read more »

Homemade Apple Chutney {Recipe}

Add a layer of flavor to your chicken, fish, and meat with sweet and spicy homemade apple chutney. When I was little, ketchup was my condiment of choice. I used it on everything from French fries and chicken nuggets to scrambled eggs. These days, I don’t even keep ketchup in the house and the only time my girls have it is when we’re out at restaurants. I’m not so much opposed to the popular condiment as much as I feel like there are more interesting dips and spreads to accompany food that… read more »

Lemon Hummus Endive Boats with Pomegranate Seeds {Recipe ReDux}

Wow your guests with zesty and creamy lemon hummus stuffed endive spears topped with sweet and juicy pomegranate seeds. A pretty, flavorful, nutritious and delicious appetizer perfect for a crowd.  By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by Sabra Dipping Co. LLC, and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I received coupons for free product used in testing this recipe. I was not compensated for my time. Everyone knows the most common way to eat hummus is as… read more »

Mediterranean Hummus Flatbread {Recipe ReDux}

Bring the flavors of the Mediterranean to the next tailgate party with this Mediterranean Hummus Flatbread brimming with flavor and nutrition.  By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by Sabra Dipping Co. LLC, and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I received coupons for free product used in testing this recipe. I was not compensated for my time. For as long as I can remember, hummus has been in the refrigerator of any home I have lived in. My memories of hum… read more »