In a separate bowl, mix sour cream, veggie flakes, spices & half of the grated cheddar until well blended.
In a food processor or chopper, add garlic cloves, artichoke hearts, & spinach. Dizzle olive oil to blend. Chop till fine & paste-like. Add to sour cram mixture.
in a 2 quart bowl oven proof bowl, drizzle oil to coat the bowl. Add dip mixture & grate the other half of the Cheddar on top. Sprinkle additional paprika & chili powder for added color.
Bake at 350F for 30 - 40 minutes or til cheese is melted & slightly golden.
Serve with bread or crackers.
For extra spice, use half Cheddar & half Pepper Jack cheese or add red pepper flakes.