Whether you’re hosting a party at home or are just looking to take your appetizers up a notch, you know that dips and spreads can help. But let’s get real- they aren’t always the healthiest, especially if you’re someone who picks the store-bought variety. These dips are perfect for appetisers or a BBQ!
Thankfully, there’s a way out! Read on to discover 5 super delicious and healthy dips that you can whip up in your kitchen in minutes!
Spicy Lentil Dip
Packing in a smoky punch of flavour, this one’s great to team up with your pita bread chips and even your wraps or literally anything else when you’re craving for something spicy.
Start by combining boiled lentils of your choice with some minced garlic in a bowl. In another bowl, whisk together some lemon juice, paprika and olive oil until the mixture becomes frothy. Pour this over the lentil mixture and combine. Easy peasy! What appetisers would you have with this dip?
Creamy Avocado Dip
Love guacamole? You’ll definitely fall in love with this super creamy and flavourful version. This avocado dip is super easy to make and is also a great way to get a little protein boost and healthy fats.
Simply blend together fresh avocado with tomato, some Greek yoghurt, paprika, sea salt, black pepper, the juice of a lime and some garlic in a food processor until smooth. That’s it!
Another avocado recipe to try is my smashed avocado breakfast recipe.
Ranch Greek Yogurt Dip
Got an undying love for Ranch? You can replicate a healthier version all by yourself. What’s best is the fact that the Greek yoghurt in this recipe is packed with protein and tons of other nutrients that can boost your snack’s nutrients like nothing else.
Start by combining a couple of cups of Greek yoghurt with some garlic powder, onion powder, chopped parsley, salt and dried dill. You can also add a bit of pepper powder if you like, and that’s it.
If you are vegan then you could make vegan ranch dips too.
Buffalo Chicken Dip
Got leftover rotisserie chicken? Here’s the perfect way to put it to use! Just combine the shredded chicken with some garlic powder, hot sauce, Greek yoghurt and freshly chopped chives.
You can team this delicious dip with your celery sticks, tortilla chips and so much more. Do you have any appetisers you would enjoy with this? Drop me a comment at the end of this post!
Creamy Spinach Dip
Not really a fan of spinach? Here’s an incredible dip that can help you get more of it without letting your taste buds compromise. This dip is vegan, keto-friendly and low in calories- perfect if you’re looking for a delicious dip to go along with your veggie sticks or tortilla chips.
All you need to do is blitz together some blanched spinach leaves with a medium avocado, coriander leaves, yoghurt, lemon juice, garlic, avocado oil, salt and pepper in a food processor until the dip is smooth.
Other recipes to try
A great summer recipe is a Greek salad, how about making that to accompany your dips and crudities?
For a tasty easy to make salsa recipe try out my garden fresh salsa and let me know what you think.
I have just found a tasty summer mango lime salsa I would recommend too!