Dips & Spreads

Sugar-Free Cranberry Sauce

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I love love cranberry sauce. Thanksgiving dinner, or any turkey dinner simply wouldn’t be the same without it. If you haven’t made cranberry sauce before and usually go for the canned stuff, you must try making it. You will be converted! Its super easy too. 15 minutes, no joke! It tastes so much better and […]

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Sugar-Free Raspberry Chia Seed Jam

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I can’t seem to say enough good things about chia seeds! Not only are these little guys a nutritional powerhouse as they are packed with omega 3’s, they also have the amazing ability to thicken up puddings, jams and batters.  Given the gelatinous quality of chia seeds, they are a perfect addition to a sugar-free […]

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Creamy Dill Garlic Sauce

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Salmon is on our regular dinner rotation. Its delicious, and you really can’t beat the health benefits of those omega 3 fatty acids! With that in mind, I’m always looking for new sauces to prepare with it so we don’t get bored. This creamy dill garlic sauce is a great recipe to have in your […]

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Healthy Hot Spinach & Artichoke Dip

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In my group of friends, hot spinach and artichoke dip is always a welcomed appetizer at parties. As delicious as it is, most spinach and artichoke dips (especially those found at restaurants) are extremely high in calories and fat. Since I love it so much, I wanted to come up with a version that still […]

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Healthy Tartar Sauce

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We love to have fish every week if we can. Mahi mahi is one of our favorites. But truth be told, my hubby doesn’t like having his fish plain.  I don’t blame him…it tastes better with a bit of tartar sauce on the side.  This is something I quickly put together one day as a […]

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Creamy Poppy Seed Dressing

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A friend of mine asked about creating a healthy creamy poppy seed dressing. I was up for the challenge as I haven’t found a poppy seed dressing that I’m crazy about. The store bought and restaurant ones I’ve tried are too sweet. Hard to believe I’d say anything is too sweet, but it must be […]

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