Tired of the same old store-bought dips that are anything but tasty and pack the weight on? Instead of calorie-filled pre-packaged dips, slim down your waistline with a few of these popular and delicious dip recipes.
Green and creamy, doesn’t get much better than this perfect dip for parties and get-togethers. Pair with pita chips and you’ve got yourself a little taste of something wonderful.
Mix and mash all ingredients in a food processor or blender and pulse until the mixture is smooth and of dip-like consistency. Taste and add a dash of soy sauce or Siracha as needed. The mixture should be fluffy and light when finished, much like an avocado dip or guacamole.
In a small bowl whisk together the mayo and miso paste. Once mixed thoroughly, add in the green onion. The dip should be refrigerated and served cold. Store in an airtight bowl in the refrigerator for up to one week.
Serve with homemade or store-bought kale chips, pita chips or tortilla chips. Kale chips are easy to make and extremely healthy. Just use 8 cups of tightly packed kale with the stems removed and torn into bite sized pieces (chip-size). Place the kale on aluminum foil on a cooking sheet. Drizzle with soy sauce, sesame oil and sprinkle with garlic powder. A dash of cayenne pepper goes a long way and is optional for seasoning the kale chips. Place in the oven at 300 degrees for about 20 minutes or until the kale chips are crispy.
Avoiding store-bought avocado based dips can save your waistline a load of calories. Here’s a quick and easy, low-cal dip that anyone can make. Serve with lightly salted tortilla chips or fresh veggies.
Scoop the avocado flesh into a medium sized bowl and mash with a fork until smooth. Add the chopped onions and yogurt and stir. Add the soy sauce, lime-juice, salt and cayenne and stir and taste. Add more salt if required. Best served immediately after preparation but can be chilled for a few hours if plastic wrap is over the bowl.
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