Football season is in full swing and that means one thing for me: game day snacks. And what’s an easy to prepare snack that’s great for a crowd? Chips and dip.
But not just any ol store bought chip-n-salsa combo; thanks to the team over at Food Should Taste Good, I got to test out a few of their fall favorites and some of the accompanying dip recipes.
I’m not a big snacker and I swore off potato chips a couple years ago. With that said, I was SO happy to see that the team sent me pumpkin, blue corn & sweet potato chips to try out. Each chip had it’s on distinct shape, which I thought was super cute!This isn’t a chip beauty contest though, so lets move on to the recipes.
The caramelized onion dip wasn’t a crowd favorite but I really enjoyed it! The tart creaminess of the greek yogurt and goat cheese, balanced by the subtle sweetness of the caramelized onions made for a tasty companion for the pumpkin and sweet potato chips. I LOVE caramelized onion and never would have thought to add them to a dip before trying out this recipe. But I’m glad that I did because I’ll definitely be making this one again. Sweet potato chips were SO yummy–I’d eat them dipless The pumpkin chip was tasty but the strong nutmeg/clove/allspice/cinnamon notes made the chip a little to powerful for the dip. They really made me think of dessert, which wasn’t bag but just wasn’t the best fit for this recipe. You can find the full recipe here.
The recipe for the lemon rosemary chicken salad was incredibly easy and is a great option for a crowd pleasing dish in a dash. In general, I don’t prefer sweets & savories mixed together so I had to make a few modifications to the recipe which you can find in full here. Instead of cranberries and pecans, I gave the chicken salad a spicy twist by adding 1/2 a teaspoon of cumin. I also subbed scallions for red onions which I think brought a more subtle flavor to the salad.
Paired with the blue corn chips, my family really enjoyed this one. It would be great on toasted wheat bread with a nice slice of cheddar as well. Mmmmmm just thinking about it makes me want to gather my ingredients so I can make it again!
Next time you’re in the grocery store, check out the chip selection from Food Should Taste Good and then visit their site to explore their tasty, yet simple recipes. And not only are the chips a great alternative to the potato variety but they’re also damn good and GMO free! What’s keeping you from trying these??
**Don’t worry, the opinions stated above are all my own
Last weekend I got to share an intimate life moment with one of my favorite friends as she said “I do.”
I’d never been to Dallas, so while I was only there for the equivalent of 2 days, I made the absolute most of it!
Stayed at a super cute hotel.
**If you plan to visit Dallas any time soon, I definitely recommend staying at Le Meridien, Stoneleigh. Super convenient, the rooms were adorable yet cozy and the staff was helpful!
Did a little vintage shopping.
** Elluments has a great collection of vintage clothing/accessories for men & women!
I ate great Mexican at Pepe’s & Mito’s Mexican Cafe.
Oh! And then I got my tweet about the glorious occasion featured on Huffington Post Weddings. Sweet