Find it difficult to stop saying, “yes, please” to the ever-tempting wonder that is cheese? You are not alone, and SkinnyMs. has heard your pleas! (OK, we’re done with the uber cute rhyming now.) Cheese does not have to be the highly caloric, fat loaded frenemy that people make it out to be. It really can be your friend. Just be selective about the types of cheese and the quantities of cheese you enjoy, and you are good to go!
And boy, have we got the cheese solution for you! Our SkinnyMs. Feta Cheese Spread recipe is a creamy, mouth-watering, easy-to-make, cheese-tastic delight. The secret? We combine low-fat feta cheese crumbles and reduced fat, spreadable cream cheese with a few other tasty ingredients to create a satisfying treat that won’t offend your scale. Extra virgin olive oil and green onions will amp up the flavor profile of this healthy cheese spread. And this recipe will even encourage an increase in your veggie intake, as you’ll be using healthy, crunchy veggies as the vehicle for the cheese.
So what are you waiting for? Now that you have permission, run to the kitchen and get crackin’ on our super delish feta cheese spread recipe NOW. Your taste buds will love it and your waistline will agree! Cheese doesn’t need to be off limits. As with any type of food, simply eat it in moderation, and make sure you amp up your intake of fruits and veggies, and you’ll easily maintain your healthy eating plan.
Yields: 8 servings | Serving Size: 1 tablespoon | Calories: 105 |Total Fat: 10 g | Saturated Fat: 4 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Cholesterol: 20 mg | Sodium: 210 mg | Carbohydrates: 1 g | Dietary Fiber: 1 g | Sugars: 1 g | Protein: 3 g | SmartPoints: 4 |
- 1 (5 ounce) container feta cheese crumbles, low-fat
- 2 tablespoon reduced-fat cream cheese, softened
- 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 2 green onions, sliced
Combine all ingredients in a food processor or blender and pulse until a creamy consistency. Store in fridge in an airtight container until ready to serve.
TIP: Enjoy as a veggie dip, spread, or add a dollop to a baked potato.
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