Sunday 8/3

Paleo Bacon Blue Cheese Spin Dip

Ingredients
3 slices bacon
3 oz blue cheese
2 large handfuls baby spinach, about 2 cups
1 can artichoke hearts, drained (reserve 1/2 tbls)
1/2 cup cashews
1 1/2 tbls olive oil
1/2 tbls artichoke juice
1/2 tsp onion powder
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1/4 tsp dry mustard
salt and pepper to taste 

Directions
Crisp bacon in a skillet over medium heat. Remove from heat and set aside on paper towels. Cut artichoke hearts in half lengthwise. In same skillet, warm artichoke hearts and sauté spinach. Let mixture cool. In blender, mix cashews until a fine powder. Drizzle in olive oil and reserved artichoke juice. Add in seasoning and half of artichoke spinach mixture. Pulse a couple times to combine but not liquify. In bowl, stir together blender ingredients, remaining spinach and artichoke, chopped bacon and crumbled blue cheese. Serve with sweet potato chips. 

 Enjoy!

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