So you having a holiday party huh? Well since I may crash it (wink wink) the least I can do is help you plan it! Add these light, quick and easy recipes to your spread and look forward to lots of “thank you” kisses under the mistletoe.
The Candy Girl
Candy canes will never go out of style when it comes to holiday treats. This year give this hooked shaped treats another place to hang from besides your Christmas tree. I’m thinking a martini glass perhaps?
Servings: 1 • Calories: 185 • Fat: 0g
1 mini candy cane (for garnish)
1 1/2 oz vodka
3/4 oz peppermint schnapps
1 oz light cranberry juice
splash of soda water
Grab your shaker. Fill it up. Shake it up. Serve it up.
Hot Spinach and Artichoke Dip
Who doesn’t love this creamy dip?! Your party needs this light version for sure, cause ain’t no party like a chip dippin’ party…(you know the rest)
Servings: 15 • Serving Size: 1/4 Cup • Calories: 60 • Fat: 4g
13.75 oz artichoke hearts packed in water, drained
10 oz frozen spinach, thawed and drained
1/4 cup chopped shallots
1 clove garlic
1/2 cup fat free Greek yogurt
1/2 cup fat free sour cream
2/3 cup parmesan/romano cheese
4 oz shredded part skim mozzarella cheese
salt and fresh pepper to taste
olive oil spray