Guilt-free Super Bowl snack that wins big with sports fans

Super Bowl Sunday has its winners and its losers.
The winning team walks off the field with a trophy and anticipated trips to Disneyland. However, the rest of us roll off the couch feeling bloated because we indulged in way too many saturated fats, sugary drinks, alcohol, and salty snacks.
“High doses of sodium contribute to high blood pressure and other risk factors for heart disease. ” said Rob Mitchell, director of nursing at Pointe Meadows Health and Rehabilitation. Regardless of the game’s outcome, healthy snacks are always a winning play.
Jodi Ludlow from has the perfect snack for those who want to make the big game delicious and fun but don’t want to jeopardize good health. Her Ranch Cottage Cheese Dip is simple to make, and it pairs great with fresh vegetables.
 Ranch Cottage Cheese Dip from
  • 1 container (16 oz) low fat cottage cheese
  • 2 tablespoons Hidden Valley Ranch Dressing Mix (not the “dip” mix)
  • ½ cup of mayonnaise
  1. In a medium bowl, combine all the ingredients and mix well.
  2. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.

  3. Serve with raw vegetables or crackers. Keep stored in the refrigerator.



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J’Nel Wright is a freelance writer and editor who contributes to 39forLife on topics of health and wellness, aging, caregiving, and business. Her work has appeared in a variety of regional and national publications. She earned a bachelors degree in English from the University of Utah. Before getting a “real job” facilitating government health, employment, and other supportive services policies, she traveled throughout Europe, Africa, Southeast Asia, French Polynesia, Mexico, and much of the United States. Now as a full-time writer and editor, she doesn’t feel old, but her kids constantly ask that she stop kidding herself.

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