Creamy BBQ Chicken Dip

Are you gearing up for a sunshine, BBQ-filled weekend? Ok good me too. I whipped up this dip for my friends over at Brit+Co. Best thing about this dip is that you’ll probably already have most of the ingredients laying around for your BBQ!

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I highly suggest using Stubb’s Sweet Heat sauce. It’s perfect for this dip!

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You can get the full recipe and how-to here!

Quickest Breakfast of Champions Ever

Ok here it is… Quickest power breakfast ever: Greek yogurt, steel cut oats and berries. Simple. So quick I even made, photographed and blogged about it this morning!

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I’ve had some steel cut oats for a while. Couldn’t figure out just what to do with them. I thought why not replace regular, high calorie granola with some of these and see what happens?

It was good! Use vanilla Greek yogurt or brown sugar for extra sweetness. The oats can be a little gritty and dry, so stir them into the yogurt for a hearty texture.

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You’ll need:
1/2 cup Chobani Vanilla Greek Yogurt
1/3 cup steel cut oats
2-4 strawberries

Serves 1.

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Wash and slice the strawberries.

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1/2 cup yogurt.

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Add the oats.

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Top with berries or other fresh fruit and you’re done!

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Grab you’re coffee and you’re out the door in 5 minutes!

What’s your favorite way to eat steel cut oats?

Crunchy Greek Yogurt Vegetable Salad

This salad is totally inspired by one the FoodFash posted here. It looked like the perfect summer salad, so I knew I had to make my own version!

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Crunchy, cool and I added some herbs and spice for good measure. I think this will be a staple for this summer.

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You’ll need:
1 1/2 cups plain Greek yogurt
1 cup chopped broccoli
1 cup shredded carrots
1 cup diced cucumber
3/4 cup diced green bell pepper
1 ounce lemon juice
1 tablespoon garlic sea salt
3 tablespoons fresh dill (yeah I totally dill-ed out)
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1 teaspoon coriander
1 teaspoon black pepper

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Peel and dice the cucumber.

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Chop the broccoli.

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Mince the dill and add the spices. I stirred it right in the container. Less dishes, duh.

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Add the diced bell pepper, carrots and other veggies to a large mixing bowl.

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Stir it all together.

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I’ve been eating off of this for days!

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What are some of your favorite summer salads?