5pp, lunch, Recipes, snacks

Basil Feta Hummus

basil feta hummus | my skinny sweet tooth

It’s a short work week thanks to the independence of our country! Woohoo! So that means there will be tons of cookouts and picnics (which reminds me to tell my husband to take me on one … a picnic that is 😉 ) This hummus is tahini free (I never have tahini on hand) and has a subtle flavor of basil and feta: my favorite duo at the moment! See, its good with fruit, too!

With 6 ingredients and one food processor later, you’ll have a delicious and light dip for that cookout. Pair it with pita chips, carrots, cucumbers or spoons. Let’s be honest … I can eat hummus with a spoon and nothing else. So good!

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5pp, dinner, lunch, Recipes

(lightened-up) Derby City Chicken Salad

lightened-up derby city chicken salad | my skinny sweet tooth

I often ask myself, “How can something so simple be so gosh darn delicious?”

Well, if you live around or shop at a Kroger, then you’ll know exactly what I’m talking about. In their deli, they have a chicken salad that is just out-of-this-world. It’s sweet, creamy, crunchy, tangy … all things that make up a fantastic chicken salad. Several people at work bring it by the tubs and have it for lunch. It’s that awesome. Yep, it’s the …

Derby City Chicken Salad.

Of course, I had to put my spin on it and try to make it healthier and lower in points.  Not only did I succeed, but the flavors are ON POINT! I love this lightened-up version and don’t think I’ll need to make a Kroger run anytime soon. 😉

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