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Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Garden Dip

 
Super Easy Garden Dip!


Today's Tidbit:  I am a dipper, I love dips!  This is a super hearty one with Beans, Veggies & a little Cheese!  And it is a great summer snack when served with hydrating Veggies like Carrots, Cucumbers and Radishes...

 

Garden Dip Recipe:

Into food processor put:


1 large Garlic Clove
1 cup White Beans (rinsed/ drained)
1 can Artichoke hearts (rinsed/ drained)
1/2 cup Parmesan Cheese
1/4 cup Sun Dried Tomatoes, packed in oil, drained (or homemade dried tomatoes if you have the time & energy!)
1 large handful of Fresh Baby Spinach

Process and drizzle in 1-2 tbsp EVOO to taste, serve!






What Amy Ate Today...

The Story of What Amy Ate Today:
 
Last year I created the What Amy Ate Today blog to share my personal story of losing over 40 pounds by making simple healthy changes to the way I was eating.  I wanted to show the real life picture of what my daily food choices looked like by simply posting every single thing that I ate every single day; which I did for 9 straight months!   

It all started on May 1, 2012, check out a sample post here:  

   
 
 
One day last July...
 
 
 
I wanted to show that it is possible to lose weight and be healthy without being on a diet and without starving or depriving yourself of anything.  I make healthy choices whenever I can, but I am a normal person living a real life and I want to enjoy it, so I indulge in special treats regularly too.   
 
It has been a great journey for me, further motivating me to seek out new foods, new recipes and new ways to prepare and eat more healthily and get more Vitamins and Nutrients (and Energy!)  into my day.   I look forward to continuing this journey by highlighting special recipes, new foods and/ or preparations that I discover or create, alongside any helpful Health information or news that I come across through the above "Today's Tidbit".  Thanks for joining me on my journey to better health and better living!

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