Dipping into a healthy snack just got a whole lot easier with this scrumptious assortment of hot and cold spreads perfect
for any party.
Warm Caramelized Onion Dip
Take the indulgent flavor of caramelized onions one step further by whipping them into a gooey cream cheese-based dip served
straight from a warm oven. Leftovers? Use them for panini or roasted meat sandwiches.
Forget spinach dips that are laden with fat. This dreamy version starts with a base of fat-free Greek yogurt and then builds
in rich Greek-style flavor with fresh sauteed spinach, feta cheese, garlic, dill, scallions and lemon.
Frozen lima beans form the base of this simple hummus-style dip made quickly in the blender with toasted sesame seeds, lemon
juice, garlic and extra virgin olive oil. The light green color is a refreshing change of pace for holiday parties and potlucks.
A popular Middle Eastern spread undergoes a skinny makeover by building flavor with lots of roasted eggplant and small amounts
of sesame seed paste (tahini), toasted pine nuts, cumin seeds, lemon juice and garlic.
Perfect for those last-minute gatherings, this easy spread combines black bean soup mix with sour cream, cumin, chipotle chile
powder and a splash of olive oil. Mixed right in the serving bowl, clean-up is lightning fast.
Blue cheese amps up the flavor for a little twist on the traditional artichoke appetizer. The dip holds up well for about
two hours after the cook time. Serve with pita chips or toasted baguette slices.
Onion dip gets a redo in this updated version of Carmelized Onion Dip. Onions are slow-cooked to bring out their natural sweet
flavor, and Greek yogurt is added in place of sour cream for a healthier twist.
This veggie-loaded Roasted Eggplant Dip is low in calories, but tastes like an indulgence. Spread any leftover dip on a sandwich,
top pasta with it, or serve alongside grilled chicken as a healthy sauce.
A breeze to make, this elegant spread of smoked salmon, light cream cheese, dill and lemon juice comes together quickly in
the food processor. Keep the ingredients on hand for last minute parties or potlucks.
For those special occasions when you need to impress, splurge on lump crab meat and whip up this light spread that fashions
its creamy texture from a combination of fat free cottage cheese and light cream cheese.
Guaranteed to be the “hit of the party,” this oven-baked favorite combines cream cheese, light mayonnaise, and artichoke hearts
with Parmesan cheese. Be sure to use frozen artichoke hearts for the best flavor; canned ones just don’t compare.