I must warn you – this recipe is not strictly paleo but we got this organic, grass-fed cream cheese in our grocery box and I just couldn’t turn it down. After my initial whole 30, I had experimented (after a fearful two weeks of staying away!) with dairy and I have no discernible problems with it. If you do… maybe skip this one 🙂

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I  never really missed dairy on my whole 30 but now that I made this spread, I’m wondering how I ever got along without it. I forgot how amazing eggs can taste with a dash of (raw!) whipping cream and a slice of dill and garlic gouda melted over top. Mmm… sorry, the intent of this post is not to derail you from your respective diets! Anyway, This:

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I would lick off of a gas station bathroom floor. Too far? Okay maybe but it’s really freakin tasty! Took me all of 5 minutes to whip up too!

Ingredients:

  • Cream Cheese – 52g (a little less than 2T)
  • Basil Pesto – 40g
  • About 15 black olives
  • 3T Capers
  • 1 small clove garlic (optional)
  • 1/2 lemon juice
  • 1T Olive oil
  • Optional: anchovies, parsley, cilantro, a dollop of mayo
  1. Place in your food processor and blend!

If you’re a bread eating type, this would be amazing on some crusty bread. I boiled  up some green beans (I have a love affair with them!) and ate them with the dip. You could also dip celery, broccoli or any veggies really into this sucker. Spoon it into your face!

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Just me and my beans and we’re havin a good time… also special cameo appearance by books! Those things that I haven’t been able to read in ages for fun!

So a couple of pretty important events in my life… well this weekend has actually been the best of my life (so far!)

D proposed! My practicum is over, it’s Christmas time, I can go back to blogging more than once a month and now – I’m marrying my best friend. I can’t stop giggling and gushing to friends about it. I just thought I’d share a little slice of my personal life with you all seeing as I can’t shut up about it. We’re going on vacation next Sunday so I will be AWOL again but I plan on blogging my face off before and after 😀 Hope everyone is having a great weekend!

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