1 cup plain yogurt 4 oz. cream cheese 1/2 cup seeded, diced cucumber 1 clove garlic, minced 1 tbsp chopped fresh dill 1 tsp lemon juice 1/2 tsp black pepper 1 tspn lemon zest Stir yogurt and cream cheese until smooth. Add remaining ingredients, stir. 4 servings.
Adapted from Parents Magazine 1/3 cup ranch dressing 3 tbsp cottage cheese Puree ranch and cottage cheese in food processor. Serve with veggies, chips, or pretzels for dipping.
1 stalk celery 1/2 cup ranch dressing bag of sun-dried tomatoes Wash celery, cut into small pieces. Place celery and dressing into blender container. Blend until smooth. Add tomatoes and blend again. (We leave this chunky.) Several Servings.
8 oz sour cream 8 oz cream cheese 1 slice lean bacon, cooked & crumbled 2 tsp bleu cheese, crumbled 2 tbsp chopped celery Beat together sour cream and cream cheese. Stir in other ingredients. Several servings.
8 oz sour cream 8 oz cream cheese 1/4 cup cucumber, chopped 3 tbsp chopped tomato Beat together sour cream and cream cheese. Stir in other ingredients. Several servings.
2 ripe acocados, peeled & mashed 1/2 cup parmesan cheese 3 tbsp lime juice 1/2 tsp sugar Mash all ingredients together with a fork. Several servings.
1/4 cup peanut butter 1/4 cup hot water 2 tablespoons soy sauce 1/4 teaspoon dried ginger Whisk ingredients together until well blended. Several servings.
15-oz can black beans, drained 15-oz can diced tomatoes with chili peppers one medium diced onion chili powder to taste salt & pepper to taste Mix beans, tomatoes, and onion together in a bowl. Season to taste. several servings (about 4 cups?)
Submitted By: Carla, Texas 2.5 cups plain yogurt 1 envelope dry onion soup mix 1 tsp dill weed 1/4 tsp garlic salt 1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley OR 1 tsp dried parsley Mix together all ingredients. Cover and chill in the refrigerator at least 2 hours before serving. Several Servings
10 oz package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and well-drained 2 cups plain yogurt 1 cup light mayonnaise 1 envelope dry vegetable soup mix 8 ounce can water chestnuts, drained and chopped (optional) 3 green onions, chopped (optional) Mix together spinach, yogurt, mayonnaise, soup mix, water chestnuts and green onions. Cover and chill in the refrigerator …
This makes a great veggie dip, or salad dressing. ½ cup salsa ½ cup light ranch dresssing Mix together. Several Servings
Homemade hummus is super quick and easy to make.
This one couldn’t be easier! Simply mash some avocado, and add salsa to taste. Serve with veggies or tortilla chips.
8 oz package light cream cheese, softened 2 tbs light sour cream 1/4 cup chopped walnuts 20 green olives with pimento, chopped Serve with: cut up celery or other veggies Stir together the cream cheese and sour cream. Mix in the walnuts and olives. Several Servings
1 large or 2 small avocados 8 oz. cream cheese 1/2 cup diced fresh tomato 1/4 cup diced onion 1 tbsp. lemon juice With a fork, mash avocado and cream cheese in a bowl. Add tomatos, onions, and lemon juice. Several Servings