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Chips and Dips Get a Healthy Makeover

Skip Chips and Slim Down Dips for Healthier Party Fare


10/16/2017 7:06:41 PM

ROCKS8ROX's SparkPage
Nice slim down ideas for the holidays.
4/28/2017 6:06:30 AM

Thanks for sharing
11/8/2015 12:02:25 PM

My favorite dip is bean dip of any kind. I make beans in the crockpot every couple of days so I always am ready to whirl them in the blender for a quick dip. A couple of tbsp. with celery is filling and easy on the waistline.
9/6/2014 3:39:06 PM

I make dip with light sour cream, I don't do yogurt. My favorites are ranch dip, blue cheese dip, and avocado ranch dip. I like Kettle Brand baked chips. It's seem to be all to rage right now to make chips out of all kinds of vegetables, but if you check the labels, they are not any better for you, even the commercially made pita chips are terrible. Baked potato chips are much better.
4/11/2014 8:31:06 AM

I make "chips" by thinly slicing turnip or jicama.
8/14/2013 3:54:16 PM

DELLMEL's SparkPage
I don't care for dip.
3/14/2013 5:58:26 AM

DRB13_1's SparkPage
Kale chips! Yum!
8/30/2012 4:08:50 PM

When making dips, use plain yogurt. Using plain yogurt and stevia sweetner is a wonderful dip for fresh fruits. Place the stevia leaves in and around the fruit for decoration.
2/3/2012 7:21:25 PM

I like to make my own pita chips from the whole wheat pita bread one can purchase at Trader Joe's. They're 100% whole wheat with no additives, preservatives or sugar. It's easy and tasty! Here's how:

Cut the pita bread rounds in half. Separate top from bottom. Cut each half into 3 slices (Pie shaped). Arrange the pieces on a baking sheet, smooth side down. Brush the rough side lightly with Extra Virgin Olive Oil and sprinkle lightly with seasalt. Bake 4 minutes at 400 degrees. Flip them over and bake another 4 minutes. Crunchy and everyone loves them!
2/3/2012 10:40:41 AM

Better than all of these at least half the game from your treadmill or exercise bike, then indulge a little!!!
2/3/2012 8:55:36 AM

SSCHULTZ59's SparkPage
A great low fat onion dip.. Low fat cream cheese, 1/4 cup finely chopped onion.. warm cream cheese to room temperature add onion, slowly add warm water and mix, add warm water till you get it the thickness you desire, Our family uses it with veggies, pretzels, baked chips, flatbread crackers..
2/3/2012 8:24:57 AM

TANKTOPS's SparkPage
I'll have to try to find some whole wheat pretzels some time.

Check out my recent blog post for some healthy recipes for Super Bowl Sunday!
2/3/2012 7:51:56 AM

CATCITY01's SparkPage
when i make dip i use fat free plain yogurt and soup mix and i dip baby carrots and celery sticks i also like to use hummus for dipping i like it with chicken and pita bread
2/3/2012 7:40:24 AM

Yes, I think it's supposed to say "boost fiber."
2/3/2012 7:37:00 AM

LANDSEA's SparkPage
"Boost" nutrition is what I have to think was the intended idea. It obviously cuts fat and calories :) I puree garbanzos (inspired by hummus) and put that in dips in place of half the creamy or fatty ingredients and it's wonderful.

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