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Healthier Super Bowl Treats Made with Yogurt

January 29, 2014 | Guest Contributor


By Liz Della Croce of The Lemon Bowl

The biggest football game of the year is almost here – the Super Bowl! What will you be serving to your family and friends? With the big game landing just a few weeks after we have all recommitted to our health, we thought it would be fun to share a few delicious game day appetizers featuring Greek yogurt that won’t break the calorie bank.

Greek Yogurt Deviled Eggs: There is nothing more comforting or tasty than a deviled egg. This lighter version uses plain Greek yogurt instead of mayonnaise for a creamy texture without the fat and calories.

Feta Herb Bean Dip: Fresh herbs and garlic are the secrets to this flavor-packed bean dip made with plain Greek yogurt. Serve with vegetables or pita chips.

Smoked Salmon & Cucumber Appetizer with Caper Yogurt: Briny capers are mixed with tangy Greek yogurt to create the perfect topping for these bite-sized appetizers.

Hot Spinach and Artichoke Dip: Not only is this classic appetizer lighter in calories thanks to Greek yogurt but it can be made in advance helping you save time the day of the big game.

Buffalo Chicken Quinoa Bites with Greek Yogurt Blue Cheese Dip: Nothing says football food quite like buffalo chicken. These protein-packed bites are made with quinoa, chicken, goat cheese and more.

Greek Meatballs with Tzatziki Sauce: Who doesn’t love meatballs? This version is made with a Greek twist and served with a cucumber-dill yogurt sauce your guests will love.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownies: No party is complete without a few sweet treats. Who can resist the classic combination of chocolate and peanut butter? You can indulge guilt free thanks to this healthier recipe made with natural peanut butter, whole oats and Greek yogurt.

What will you be serving on Super Bowl Sunday? How do you make your favorite recipes lighter with yogurt? Let us know in the comments belo

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