Post Content

BEAN-DIP_s4x3.jpg.rend.sni12col.landscapeSuper Bowl Sunday is not all about the game—it’s about the tasty food too! Kick off Super Bowl XLVII with some fun, festive, and nutritious foods to keep you focused. They say that defense wins games, so why not plan a successful defense against the store-bought football fare and try preparing this healthy recipe for your friends and family?

Creamy White Bean Dip

Ingredients:

One 15.5-ounce can cannellini beans, rinsed and drained

2/3 cup reduced-fat 2-percent cottage cheese

1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar

2 teaspoons olive oil

1/2 teaspoon dried thyme

Salt and pepper (1/4 teaspoon of each)

Garnish:

Pinch paprika

Chopped chives, for garnish

Directions:

1.    Combine all ingredients except for the garnish in a blender or food processor. Puree until smooth, scraping down the sides of the blender or bowl as needed. Chill 30 minutes to 1 hour.

2.    Transfer to a serving bowl and drizzle with the olive oil, sprinkle with the paprika and garnish with chives.

SERVES: 7 (0.25 cup per serving); Calories: 83; Total Fat: 2 grams; Saturated Fat: 0 grams; Protein: 6 grams; Total carbohydrates: 11 grams; Sugar: 2 grams Fiber: 3 grams; Cholesterol: 2 milligrams; Sodium: 360 milligrams

Recipe adapted from foodnetwork.com

Serve your dip with a plate of cut-up vegetables and pita chips for a healthy option. What healthy foods do you plan to make for the Super Bowl? Let us know!

Written By:


WIC Nutritionist

Tags: , , ,

Recent Posts

Poison Prevention! posted on Oct 14

Poison Prevention!

Children are naturally curious. They are bound to explore and wander around the house as they play and learn. It is important to know that sometimes children can become exposed to dangers in the home without being aware of what they are doing. Each year,   …Continue Reading Poison Prevention!

Highlights of the October 8th Public Health Council Meeting posted on Oct 9

This month’s meeting of the Public Health Council featured deliberations on two pending proposed amendments to existing regulations, and a pair of informational presentations for Council members on current Department initiatives and activities. First, Associate Commissioner Suzanne Condon provided an update on public comments received on a series of   …Continue Reading Highlights of the October 8th Public Health Council Meeting

Celebrating a Proud Partnership between the Massachusetts Legislature and the Patrick Administration posted on Oct 9

Celebrating a Proud Partnership between the Massachusetts Legislature and the Patrick Administration

With the end of the 188th General Court’s formal legislative session on Beacon Hill, now is the time to look back and recognize the incredible legislative progress Massachusetts has made in the past two years in promoting public health in cities and towns across the   …Continue Reading Celebrating a Proud Partnership between the Massachusetts Legislature and the Patrick Administration