Friday, February 5, 2010

snacky football foods...superbowl baby!

the superbowl is this weekend...and the colts are playing, so let's get our food game on too! {sorry, i'm a hoosier and we relish in these things}...

here's my fav things to fix up...


{from my friend, steph, over at live. love. eat.}

{ Click Here to Print Recipe }

3 large or 5 small chicken breasts
1 8oz package of room temp. cream cheese
24 oz ranch dressing
8 oz hot sauce (Texas Pete)

Boil the chicken until cooked. In a crackpot melt cream cheese with ranch dressing & hot sauce. When chicken is done, shred & put into the crockpot with the melted cheese mixture. Cook on low & stir occasionally for about an hour. Serve with Fritos, Scoops or fresh bread.

{ Food for Thought }

I recommend starting with 18oz ranch & then tasting to see if you'd like more. And just a reminder because I had to learn the hard way - try to get a bottle of hot sauce that has an opening which allows you to pour rather than just dash the sauce out. Otherwise, you'll be there forever.


touchdown taco dip...via pampered chef

1 -16 oz can refried beans
8 oz cream cheese -- softened1 pkg (1.25 oz) taco seasoning mix
2 garlic cloves, -- minced
1 small tomato, -- cored and diced
1/4 cup onion, -- chopped
1/4 cup black olives, -- chopped
2 tbsp fresh cilantro, -- chopped
1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
Sour cream
Baked pita or tortilla chips

Preheat oven 375 degrees. Spread refried beans onto bottom of deep dish pan. Combine cream cheese and seasoning mix in medium-size bowl. Add minced garlic t

o cream cheese mixture; spread over beans. Sprinkle tomato, onion, olives, and cilantro over cream cheese mixture. Top with cheddar cheese. Bake 25-30 minutes or until hot. Garnish with sour cream, if desired. Serve with pita chips or baked tortilla chips.

Note: To prepare pita chips, cut pita bread in half. Slice bread open and cut into triangles; spread over baking stone. Bake in 400 degree oven for 8-10 minutes or until crisp.


  • annies fruit salsa and cinnamon chips
  • {for the full recipe click here}
  • 2 kiwis, peeled and diced
  • 2 Golden Delicious apples - peeled, cored and diced
  • 8 ounces raspberries
  • 1 pound strawberries
  • 2 tablespoons white sugar
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons fruit preserves, any flavor
  • 10 (10 inch) flour tortillas
  • butter flavored cooking spray
  • 2 cups cinnamon sugar


In a large bowl, thoroughly mix kiwis, Golden Delicious apples, raspberries, strawberries, white sugar, brown sugar and fruit preserves. Cover and chill in the refrigerator at least 15 minutes. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Coat one side of each flour tortilla with butter flavored cooking spray. Cut into wedges and arrange in a single layer on a large baking sheet. Sprinkle wedges with desired amount of cinnamon sugar. Spray again with cooking spray. Bake in the preheated oven 8 to 10 minutes. Repeat with any remaining tortilla wedges. Allow to cool approximately 15 minutes. Serve with chilled fruit mixture.

have fun...and go colts!!!

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1 comment:

  1. Touchdown Taco Dip sounds good... and so does the chicken dip.


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