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Saturday, December 10 2016

With our healthy snack recipes, you can kick afternoon cravings without packing on pounds. Choosing the right snacks can boost your mood and health, and even help you lose weight. Get started with our easy no-recipe snack ideas. Simply assemble a few common ingredients, and you'll stop a grumbling stomach. Our shopping list of healthy snacks will help you get the right ingredients in your kitchen so you can easily whip up something to munch on without planning ahead.


Nonstick cooking spray
2 - 10 ounce package frozen chopped spinach, thawed
1 - 14 ounce can quartered artichoke hearts, drained and coarsely chopped
1 - cup chopped onion (1 large)
1 - tablespoon Dijon-style mustard
4 - cloves garlic, minced
1/2 - teaspoon dried oregano, crushed
1/4 - teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/2 - cup light mayonnaise or salad dressing
1/2 - cup fat-free sour cream
1/4 - cup shredded Parmesan cheese (1 ounce)
1/4 - cup shredded Italian cheese blend (1 ounce)
1 - tablespoon lemon juice

Coat a 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray; set aside. Squeeze spinach dry, reserving 1/3 cup spinach liquid. In prepared cooker combine spinach, the 1/3 cup liquid, artichokes, onion, mustard, garlic, oregano, and pepper.

Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 2 1/2 to 3 hours or on high-heat setting for 1 1/2 hours. Turn off cooker; stir in mayonnaise, sour cream, Parmesan cheese, Italian cheese blend, and lemon juice.

Nutrition Facts (Spinach-Parmesan Dip)
Per serving: 66 kcal cal., 4 g fat (1 g sat. fat, 0 g polyunsaturated fat, 0 g monounsatured fat), 5 mg chol., 229 mg sodium, 6 g carb., 2 g fiber, 2 g sugar, 3 g pro. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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