Baked Sweet Potato fries, quinoa/almond flour healthy pizza, tuna, and salads do not have to be made with high calorie mayonaise. Here are two recipes for greek yogurt based yummy dips.
Tzatziki – Cucumber Yogurt Dip
- 3 tbsp. olive oil
- 1 tbsp. vinegar
- 2 cloves garlic, minced finely
- 1/2 tsp. salt
- 1/4 tsp. white pepper
- 1 cup greek yogurt, strained
- 1 cup fat free sour cream
- 2 cucumbers, peeled, seeded and diced
- 1 tsp. chopped fresh dill
Combine olive oil, vinegar, garlic, salt, and pepper in a bowl. Mix until well combined. Using a whisk, blend the yogurt with the sour cream. Add the olive oil mixture to the yogurt mixture and mix well. Finally, add the cucumber and chopped fresh dill. Chill for at least two hours before serving.
Garnish with a sprig of fresh dill just before serving.
Skinny Yogurt Ranch Dip
1 tsp of Homemade ranch seasoning mix from the ingredients below: and 1 cup of plain greek yogurt = a healthy greek yogurt ranch dip, credited to www.gimmesomeoven.com
Delicious ranch seasoning mix is super easy to make homemade!
- 1/3 cup dry buttermilk (**see note below**)
- 2 Tbsp. dried parsley
- 1 1/2 tsp. dried dill weed
- 2 tsp. garlic powder
- 2 tsp. onion powder
- 2 tsp. dried onion flakes
- 1 tsp. ground black pepper
- 1 tsp. dried chives
- 1 tsp. salt
Whisk all ingredients together until blended. If you want a more finely-ground seasoning mix, you can pulse the mixture in a food processor until it reaches your desired consistency.
Store in an airtight container for up to 3 months.
**To Make Ranch Dressing: Combine 1 Tbsp. seasoning mix with 1/3 cup mayo and 1/3 cup milk, and whisk to combine. You can also substitute Greek yogurt for the mayo
Try them both and tell me what you think
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