A reader shared with us that she makes a simple, healthy herb veggie dip using only a few ingredients, Greek Yogurt and a ranch seasoning packet or herbs.
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Do you have picky eaters in your house like we do? All three of our kids have started out so picky that Cade and I literally want to pull our hair out.
You never knew just how annoying meal and snack time could be, did you? My poor mother does, she had to raise me and I was definitely the most picky child ever.
Really it’s karma that has made my kids so awful, haha.
Actually, it gets better. Our 12 year old will try almost anything and our 8 year old is working hard at not moaning and groaning but just bucking up and trying new things.
What’s Healthy to Dip Vegetables in?
This Healthy Herb Veggie Dip is a great way to get your picky eater to try veggies. A cold carrot might be great for some, but let your child dip it in a creamy veggie dip and they are a lot more likely to go back for seconds.
Greek Yogurt Veggie Dip
Greek yogurt is a great substitute for mayonnaise, miracle whip, and sour cream. This means that you can take a simple veggie dip and cut the calories, but increase the protein just with Greek Yogurt.
How to Make Veggie Dip with Ranch
Alright, you’re wanting to know how to make veggie dip with Ranch. Well, the first thing you need to do is buy whatever ranch packet you prefer. Not all ranch packets are created equal, so do a little taste test with your family before making your ranch veggie dip.
Next, you can sprinkle the dry seasoning packet into Greek Yogurt, sour cream or a combination of mayo and sour cream. This is best done to taste.
How to Make Veggie Dip from Scratch
If you don’t want to use a Ranch seasoning packet that’s totally fine! Using dried or fresh herbs is a great option and it’s still easy to make veggie dip from scratch.
Adding in a little lemon juice will brighten the dip up so it doesn’t taste like purely yogurt.
How Long Does Ranch Dip Last in the Fridge?
This Healthy Herb Veggie Dip, or really a Greek Yogurt Veggie Dip will last up to 1 week in a sealed container in the fridge.
You cannot freeze Greek Yogurt as it will separate quite easily.
Looking for more dip recipes? When I dip, you dip, we dip! Make sure you try our Bacon Ranch Corn Dip, Brown Sugar Apple Dip , Strawberry Fluff Fruit Dip or one of our decadent dessert dip recipes like, Brownie Batter Dip
This tutorial for how to roll a spring roll might also come in handy for a healthy snack!
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Healthy Herb Veggie Dip
- 1 1/4 Cup Plain Greek Yogurt
- 1 Packet Ranch Dip
- 2 tablespoons minced fresh dill or 2 teaspoons dried
- 1 Teaspoon Fresh Parsley, minced
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- 6 cups vegetables, such as baby carrots, sliced red bell peppers, snap peas, broccoli and cauliflower florets, cucumber spears, grape tomatoes.
- Whisk together the Greek Yogurt and ranch dip.
- If you prefer to make it from scratch, whisk together the Greek Yogurt, dill, parsley, lemon juice, mustard, garlic powder and salt in a medium bowl until combined.
- Serve the dip with vegetables of your choice.
Serving Size:1/4 cup
Amount Per Serving:Calories: 159 Saturated Fat: 0g Cholesterol: 10mg Sodium: 1160mg Carbohydrates: 24.6g Fiber: 4.8g Sugar: 17.2g Protein: 6.1g