Healthy Superbowl Snacks
I found this list of Super bowl re pies on the Huffington Post and I thought I would share it with you. For the complete post click here
Cucumber Feta Dip (From Chobani)
• 2 C (16oz) Plain 0% Chobani Greek Yogurt
• 1 medium cucumber, peeled, seeded, finely chopped, and squeezed dry in a kitchen towel
• 1 C (8oz) crumbled feta
• 2 garlic cloves, minced
• 1 tsp dried oregano
• 2 Tbsp minced onion
• 1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
Mix all ingredients together in bowl. Cover and refrigerate 1 hour or so overnight before serving. Served with carrots, celery, broccoli, any raw veggie.
Only 22 calories/tablespoon and has 2 grams of protein!
So simple — A sprinkle of cayenne peppers and a dash of hot sauce (drizzled on top right before serving).
Tomato Basil Skewers
• 16 small fresh skim mozzarella balls
• 16 fresh basil leaves
• 16 cherry tomatoes
• Extra-virgin olive oil, to drizzle
• Coarse salt & fresh group pepper to taste
• Thread mozzarella, basil and tomatoes on small skewers. Drizzle with oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
Less than 50 calories/skewer!
You can’t forget dessert. I think it might be my favorite part of any dinner party. But it’s important to load up on healthy foods before you go nuts (well, go brownies) over the dessert table. Here is a great brownie recipe:
Ice cream: Adonia by Ciao Bello — Greek frozen vanilla yogurt (130 cals plus 9 grams of protein!)
Brownies With No Oil or Butter:
•1 cup sugar
•3/4 cup flour
•1/2 cup cocoa
•2 egg whites (this is for cake like brownies and is optional)
•2 teaspoons cornstarch
•1/4 teaspoon baking soda
•1/4 teaspoon salt
•2/3 cup 0% yogurt (Chobani or Fage)
•nonstick cooking spray
Preheat oven to 350°F. Mix dry ingredients. Add yogurt and egg whites. Spread batter in 8×8 pan (sprayed) Bake 30 min for 16 squares at <100 cals each!