Thursday, January 31, 2013

Buffalo Chicken Dip: Super Bowl Recipes

The Super Bowl is this weekend and when I think of the Super Bowl I think eating!  Oh yes, the husband and I were already discussing what was on the menu for Sunday.  However, all of this eating is most likely going to put a snag into my weight loss goals.  But I plan on combating the battle of the bulge while eating like a queen!  To do this, I need to trick these fat cells of mine.  I need to make the foods I love but make them lower calorie!  And that is why I am introducing you to this Skinny Buffalo Chicken Dip!

Skinny Buffalo Chicken Dip

2 chicken breasts (poached and shredded)
1 1/2 cups plain Greek yogurt
4 Tbs Franks Red Hot Sauce
4 wedges Laughing Cow light Blue Cheese
1/2 packet Hidden Valley Spicy Ranch mix
1/2 cup shredded Mozzarella cheese

1.  Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

2.  Cook chicken breasts and shred in chopper.  I used my Ninja (blender) but you have to be careful not to make a chicken paste.  Only needs a few pulses to shred the chicken.

3.  In Ninja blender, I combined yogurt, ranch mix, Laughing Cow cheese and hot sauce and thoroughly blended.

4.  In a bowl mix chicken and the rest of the mixture together, add in Mozzarella cheese and mix well.

5.  Add mixture to a baking dish, cover and bake for 30 minutes.

6.  Serve hot.  Makes 12 servings with each serving equaling ~85 calories.


  1. I have heard this is delicious but I didn't know there was a skinny version!

  2. Yum! I think you caught my attention with the blue cheese. It makes everything better, doesn't it?

  3. This is an awesome skinny version of one of my favorites. Thanks so much!

    PS Greek Yogurt is one of my favorites. I put it in everything!

  4. Now that looks like an amazing dip! I would totally eat that, and I'm really picky. I generally don't eat blue cheese, but I would make an exception for this!

  5. I have heard people raving about this... looks delish :)

  6. A friend of mine makes this dip every year... lots of people are fans. =) Good to know there's a "skinny" version

  7. This. Looks. AMAZING. I will be making this for the party tomorrow!

  8. Never used blue cheese on anything at all.... hmmmm... wonder if it would work for my family.

  9. I have heard so much about this recipe I was anxious to see what was in it, sounds yummy!! I think I would have to substitute the blue cheese, I think maybe feta...

  10. So funny...I am a vegetarian but have been craving hot wing sauce for long enough that I just added it to my grocery list tonight. I have not heard of "franks" brand but will look for it in my Illinois grocery stores tomorrow. I will make this for my family for superbowl and a vegetarian version for me. Thanks so much!! Great timing.

  11. Greek yogurt and blue cheese are scary foods for me... I don't know if I'm that brave! hahaha

  12. I love blue cheese ... this sounds pretty good! I am saving this page for future reference! Thanks for sharing you have many recipes that look so good and I know I could stand to eat a bit healthier ;)