A Pimento Cheese Recipe to Remember

We at Flea Style work hard. To stay at the top of our game, we need to take care of ourselves, which means eating right, working out, drinking plenty of water and getting plenty of sleep. (How else could we keep up?)

If you need a little help with a healthy lifestyle, we want to introduce you to Utopia Food & Fitness, one of the sponsors of our Summit. With a focus on great-tasting, chef-prepared food and effective, trainer-led workouts, Utopia has a formula that helps you look good and feel good.

Here, chef Mike Smith shares his recipe for a yummy pimento cheese dip perfect for a picnic or party. We can’t get enough!

Pimento Cheese Dip
Makes about 2 lbs.

1 lb. whipped cream cheese
½ lb. shredded cheddar cheese
1 c. roasted red bell peppers (minced)
1 tsp. Kosher salt
1 tsp. black pepper
1 tsp. garlic powder
1 tsp. lemon juice

1. Place cheeses and bell peppers in a nonstick baking dish in oven and heat at 350 degrees for 10 minutes or until cheese just starts to melt.

2. Remove from oven and add remaining ingredients.

3. Mix well and refrigerate at least 1 hour.

4. Serve with hummus chips or pita chips.

Utopia Food & Fitness has locations in Dallas, Southlake and Plano. Learn more at www.utopiaff.com.