Oven Roasted Cauliflower with Garlic, Olive Oil & Lemon Juice

I made this last night and, with a few small modifications, it was awesome! What you need: 1 medium cauliflower, cut into florets (about 1 1/2 inches in diameter 1/4 cup of EVOO 1 tablespoon of sliced garlic 2 tablespoons … Continue reading

Lemon and Garlic Chickpea Dip

Lemon and Garlic Chickpea Dip

I only had a few minutes to make something for lunch today, so I searched Pinterest for a quick chickpea dip and this is what I found! It’s super quick and super good. What you need: 1 can of chickpeas … Continue reading

spinach artichoke dip

This just looks so good to me right now!

cooking from the heart

spinach artichoke dip

my recipe

  • 1/2 medium onion, diced20140205-092456.jpg
  • 1 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 pounds spinach
  • 1 small jar of artichoke hearts
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 6 ounces reduced-fat bar cream cheese
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tbsp hot sauce
  • 3/4 cup shredded mozzarella
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated parmesan
  • dash of salt and pepper
  • baguette slices and breadsticks


preheat oven to 425 degrees. in a large pot, heat oil over medium. add onion and garlic; cook until lightly browned, 5 to 8 minutes.  add spinach in two additions, letting the first batch wilt before adding the next; cook until completely wilted.  transfer to a colander; drain, pressing to release all excess liquid.  in the same pot, warm milk over high heat.  add about a tbsp of the juice from the artichoke jar to the milk. whisk in cream cheese until melted, about 3 minutes. add spinach mixture, chopped artichokes, worcestershire sauce, hot sauce, parmesan and mozzarella; stir to combine. season…

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