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Spinach & Yogurt Dip: Healthy and DELISH!!!!

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Sometimes you need to just get your dip on!!

Of course, you need to make sure you aren't shoveling a bunch of unhealthy things into your mouth with the dip on them — that's counter productive to having a healthy dip! So, make wise choices!!

Here's the healthy Greek yogurt loaded with nutrients, though:

Ingredients: 2 bunches fresh spinach, ½ cup water, 3 tbs. canola oil, ½ cup onion chopped, 2 cups Greek yogurt, 1 tsp. salt, ¼ tsp. black pepper and ¼ tsp. garlic powder.

Preparation: Wash spinach, drain and chop into coarse pieces. Cook in sauce pan with water for 5 min. Drain, then chill. In a small pan, simmer onions in oil, then add spinach. After onions are cooked, add yogurt, salt, pepper and garlic powder. Stir and chill. Serve with pita bread, carrot sticks or whole grain crackers.

Benefits of Spinach are: loaded with iron, vitamin K, vitamin C and potassium

Reasons Greek yogurt is good for you are: excellent source of protein, calcium and potassium

- Lisa DeFazio’s a leading nutrition expert and a Master’s degree level Registered Dietitian, so be sure to check out her website and follow her on Twitter for more tips and videos — and if U wanna know more about dips OR anything else, U can always email us at Questions@FitPerez.com!!

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