With over 1,000 calories and 100 grams of fat, a serving of spinach and artichoke dip is almost a full day’s worth of caloric intake. If it’s your absolute weakness, bring a healthier version to the party. Just replace cheese with nonfat Greek yogurt and substitute vegetables rather than chips to dip. “This keeps the creamy texture while slashing more than half the calories and artery-clogging saturated fat,” advises Zuckerbot. You can also sprinkle 1/3 of a cup of parmesan cheese in (only 160 calories), to keep the cheesy flavor you're used to, or simply snack on a less fatty dip, like hummus.
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9. Spinach and Artichoke Dip
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