15 Days of Dips · C.H.E.F. Recipes (Cheap Healthy Easy Fast)

Bonus dip #16 – Spicy Cocktail Sauce

Happy New Year’s Eve 2013! Add this tasty shrimp cocktail to your menu! Mix 1, 6 oz can tomato paste 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar Dash hot sauce Dash Worcestershire sauce 1 tbs. Prepared Horseradish Mix well, refrigerate to blend flavors. Serve with shrimp.

15 Days of Dips · C.H.E.F. Recipes (Cheap Healthy Easy Fast)

#15 Black Bean Salsa Dip

We all know that black beans are healthy, they offer fiber for our digestive tract health and plant protein for healthy muscles, blood sugar regulation, heart health and they are virtually fat-free like all other beans. Beans of all kinds are extremely versatile. This black bean salsa dip is easy, fast and tasty! 1, 15 oz. can low… Continue reading #15 Black Bean Salsa Dip

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#14 Carrot Relish

In November my parents, brother and sister-in-law went to a Hart’s Turkey Farm in Meredith, NH for Thanksgiving. They were served crackers with a carrot relish before their meals. They loved the relish and decided to try to replicate it and came up with this recipe which is quite good. Carrot Relish 4 medium carrots, shredded ½… Continue reading #14 Carrot Relish

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Hummus with a Nutty Twist

This hummus like many is earthy tasting. It’s all natural and healthy of course and goes well with a variety of vegetables or crackers. 1 – 15 oz. can chickpeas rinsed and drained 1/4 cup sunflower seed butter (it can be found in the peanut butter aisle) 4-5 Tbs. olive oil 1-2 cloves garlic small… Continue reading Hummus with a Nutty Twist

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Vegetable Dip

Sometimes I want to splurge a little because it brings back happier times and so I allow myself a little freedom. Allowing yourself freedoms every so often is healthy as long as you stay within reason and when you stay focused and pull yourself back into your healthy lifestyle. One of my favorite dips is… Continue reading Vegetable Dip

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#11 Craving Buster Carrot Dip

If you get a craving for something sweet during the day at work or at night but want to stick with your intentions of cutting out junk foods and sugar, this is the dip for you! It’s simple to make and as with most of my healthy dips promoted here, it’s easy to pack in… Continue reading #11 Craving Buster Carrot Dip

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#10 Healthy Peanut Butter-Honey Dip

Need a snack? Make it a healthy one with this fast fix. -1 cup organic smooth or crunchy peanut butter at room temperature – 3 Tablespoons local honey -1 Tablespoon organic un-sulfured molasses -1-2 teaspoons cinnamon Bring peanut butter to room temperature. Mix all ingredients well and serve with fruit or celery sticks. *if you… Continue reading #10 Healthy Peanut Butter-Honey Dip

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# 9 Roasted Red Pepper Dip

12 oz jar roasted red peppers, drained
15 oz can white beans or garbanzo beans, drained
1 tsp lemon juice
1 clove garlic
1 tsp basil
Small handful of fresh cilantro
Small handful fresh parsley
Dash salt and pepper
1/2 tsp celery seed
Drizzle olive oil

Add all ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth. If too thin add more beans or as I did, 1/4 cup ground flax seed to thicken it. Chill and hour to overnight. Serve with assorted veggies, crostini bread or pita chips.

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Festive Roasted Beet & Garlic Dip

Who needs Red Velvet cake when you can have this savory, beautiful, garnet red dip with fresh, healthy vegetables…and quite festive too! Beets are very healthy for you, garlic & beans are too. This dip is almost fat-free; the fat that is in it, comes from the olive oil which is good for you as… Continue reading Festive Roasted Beet & Garlic Dip

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# 7 New England Clam Dip

While this one isn’t completely healthy, it is a comfort food sort of dip that has been a local hit for as long as I can remember. I’m dedicating this one to my brother who was mentioning recently that he couldn’t find it in stores anymore. While this might not be the healthiest of dips I’ve been sharing,… Continue reading # 7 New England Clam Dip