What are some healthy snack dips?

Doreen Rodo
Nutrition & Dietetics

Here are some healthy dips that you can try:

  • Hummus
  • Make your own ranch dressing with 1 packet of ranch mix plus substitute greek yogurt for the sour cream.
  • Yogurt mixed with any puree fruit
  • Salsa (add black beans for a healthier snack)
  • Marinate some lentils in olive oil, vinegar and spices-add chopped tomato, onion and cilantro
  • When making layered taco dip-use greek yogurt for the sour cream


Marisa Moore
Nutrition & Dietetics

Here are some ideas for snacks that involve taking a little dip...

  • Dip apple slices into natural peanut or almond butter
  • Dip fresh cucumber or jicama slices into salsa
  • Dip carrot sticks, squash or red pepper slices into hummus
  • Dip light string cheese into marinara sauce
  • Dip cherry or grape tomatoes into light ranch dressing
  • Dip whole grain pita triangles into tzatziki sauce (a fresh yogurt, cucumber dip)
  • Dip whole grain pretzels into spicy mustard
  • Dip baked tortilla chips into black bean dip or a fruity salsa
Do you enjoy snacks that you can dip into unique blends of flavor? Check out these ideas for healthful snacks that you can dip into:
  • Dip baby carrots and cherry tomatoes in low-fat ranch dressing.
  • Dip strawberries or apple slices in low-fat yogurt.
  • Dip pretzels in mustard.
  • Dip pita chips in hummus.
  • Dip graham crackers in applesauce.
  • Dip baked tortilla chips in bean dip.
  • Dip animal crackers in low-fat pudding.
  • Dip bread sticks in salsa.
  • Dip a granola bar in low-fat yogurt.
  • Dip mini-toaster waffles in cinnamon applesauce.

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