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March 5, 2023

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If I were a little more aware of what sports things happen when, I probably would have posted this a few weeks ago. But really, a good dip is always good. And this one is good. Free from grain, gluten, dairy, soy, egg – so creamy, a touch of spice, and lots of flavor.

If you’re one of those people who track macros (full disclosure, I am), then this one’s pretty solid at only 234 calories per serving (6.5g carbs, 11.9g fat, 22.8g protein). Veggies as the dipping vessel and you can make it a full meal at less than 300 calories (which I’ve done a couple of days this week).

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I love the jalapeño in this, and it’s really easy to adjust the spice level up and down by either cutting the ribs of the jalapeño out (that’s where the majority of the heat resides). Leave it in for a steady burn, or even opt for 2 Serrano peppers instead to really kick it into gear.

Chipotle Chicken Dip – Grain & Dairy Free

So much flavor, but free of several major allergens. Make this for your next gathering and don't even feel like you need to tell anyone it's allergy-friendly. They won't know.
Course: Appetizer
Servings: 14



  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • In a medium-to-large cast iron skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the onion, jalapeño, sweet peppers, and salt and sauté until translucent. Remove from heat.
  • Add all the ingredients except for the cilantro into a bowl. Using an electric hand mixer, mix until uniform. Add the mix to the cast iron pan used for the vegetables. Cover and put in the oven for 45 minutes. Uncover and broil for 5-10 minutes, until the top begins to brown and crisp.
  • Remove from the oven and allow to cool for 10 minutes. Add the cilantro, stir to combine and serve with additional lime wedges if desired.

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  1. Susan says:

    The link for the vegan queso does not work, can you provide the brand?

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