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Thermo-Style Chipotle Cream Sauce

Thermo-Style Chipotle Cream Sauce

This creamy chipotle sauce makes a great topper on meat. The sauces we put on our food are often loaded with sugar, but this recipe relies on natural flavors from peppers, garlic and lime.

Changing up the sauce you put on your meat may seem like a small detail. However, paying attention to the details is what will take your diet from good to great. Every cell in your body is made up of the food you put into your body and the water you drink. What do you want to put into your body?

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Garlic has several health benefits including boosting your immune system. The active ingredient in garlic, allicin, breaks down when heated, which is why it’s a great idea to include more recipes like this one that provide you with raw garlic. If you want an even more garlicky taste (or if you’re afraid of vampires) drop a few extra garlic cloves in your food processor when making this recipe.

Chipotle peppers come from smoked and dried jalapeños. The active ingredient in these peppers that gives it its spicy taste, capsaicin, is thought to have benefits including giving your metabolism a small boost and reducing your risk of cancer1 2.

Would you put cheap fuel into a Mercedes-Benz? That’s essential what you’re doing each time you eat food that’s processed and loaded into sugar. The Thermo Diet provides you with a list of food designed to increase thermogenesis in your body and increase the number of calories from your food that you burn. If you want more energy and to balance your hormones, check out the Thermo Diet today.

Chipotle Cream Sauce

 

This creamy chipotle sauce is an excellent addition to meat or Mexican-inspired foods. It’s low in calories but big on taste. 

  • 1 cup nonfat Greek yogurt
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce (soy-free)
  • 2 tbsp lime (juiced)
  • salt (to taste)
  1. Combine all sauce ingredients in a food processor and pulse until fully incorporated. 

  2. Season with more salt to taste. 

  3. Serve immediately or refrigerate until ready to serve.

Nutrition Facts & Notes

  • Total Calories: 29kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 5g
  • Protein: 2g
  • Fat: 0g
  • Saturated Fat: 0g
  • Sugar: 4g
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Servings: 8

Citations and Sources

1.
Surh Y. More than spice: capsaicin in hot chili peppers makes tumor cells commit suicide. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2002;94(17):1263-1265. [PubMed]
2.
Janssens P, Hursel R, Martens E, Westerterp-Plantenga M. Acute effects of capsaicin on energy expenditure and fat oxidation in negative energy balance. PLoS One. 2013;8(7):e67786. [PubMed]
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