• 1/4 cup cashews
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 cup spinach
  • 1 garlic clove (optional)
  • 1 cup artichoke hearts
  • juice from 1/2 lemon

So the SuperBowl is tomorrow and my mind is on Game Day foods. Finger foods are a must – but the challenge is how to make them tasty, yet healthy. What I am about to share with you looks very green, but it is not guacamole! It is a spinach artichoke dip that packs in a lot of taste, but will not contribute to your cholesterol levels. There is no sour cream or mayonnaise.

You’ll need the following ingredients: cashews, water, spinach, artichokes, lemon and garlic.

First, blend in the cashews and the water. It should look like pale white milk.

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Add the spinach.

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Then add the artichokes, the lemon juice and the garlic. The garlic will give it a zing. You can skip it if you are not a garlic person.

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This dip works great with vegetables like carrots or butternut squash chips.

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If you can’t do without the dairy, I suggest adding a bit of farmer’s cheese.