3 Greek yogurt dips, done in 10

I’m hooooooome!  And I don’t have to be on a plane again until JUNE! 

So what did I come home to?

Chris recovering from a nasty stomach virus.

The dogs with 100x their normal energy, since Chris couldn’t walk them for a few days.

The house needing a total germ-scrub-down.

And not much food in the house.

But we did have yogurt.

 

Why make one dip when you can make three?

Lemon Dill Yogurt Dip

  • 1c Greek yogurt
  • 1t dried dill [or 1T fresh dill]
  • 1T lemon juice
  • 1/2t lemon zest
  • 1/4t garlic powder
  • 1/4t salt
  • fresh black pepper to taste
  1. Mix ingredients together + chill [covered] in the fridge.
  2. Add more salt if desired.

*Using Greek yogurt is very important so it has a nice thick consistency.  I like to use 2%.  Wallaby organic is my favorite.

Serve with:

  • cucumbers
  • peppers
  • broccoli
  • carrots
  • cherry tomatoes
  • pita
  • kettle chips
  • falafel

 

Do you love cinnamon as much as I do?

I eat 1-2t every.single.day.

And this works as more than a dip.

It works as part of your breakfast, lunch, or snack.

Updated 9/4/12

Cinnamon Maple Yogurt Dip

  • 1c Greek yogurt
  • 3/4-1t cinnamon
  • 1T maple syrup [or honey]
  • 1/4t vanilla extract
  • shredded coconut + chopped almonds [topping]
  1. Mix ingredients together + chill [covered] in the fridge.
  2. Top with shredded coconut and/or chopped almonds. 

*Using Greek yogurt is very important so it has a nice thick consistency.  I like to use 2%.

 

 

Chocolate was the next flavor that popped into my head.

Double chocolate.

Filled with cocoa powder + crunchy chocolate chips.

 

Updated 9/4/12

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Yogurt Dip

  • 1c Greek yogurt
  • 2-4T unsweetened cocoa powder [depending on how rich you want it] 
  • 1T maple syrup
  • 1/4t vanilla extract
  • 3T dark chocolate chips
  1. Mix ingredients together until there are no lumps from the cocoa powder and add more maple syrup if desired.
  2. Chill [covered] in the fridge.
  3. Top with chocolate chips. 

The chocolate was my favorite. 

f-a-v-o-r-i-t-e

I’m pretty sure it was due to the chocolate chip crunchiness.

I made half batch versions of each and completely finished them off with 1 apple, 4 large carrots [obviously for the dill dip], and a spoon.

[had fun playing with light + shadows in these photos]

note:  All recipes will still taste yogurt-like and are not supposed to fully mask the yogurt flavor.  My favorite is Wallaby plain 2%.  The tartness varies widely between greek yogurt brands, so you may have to adjust the amount of sweetness to suite your taste. 

Serve the cinnamon and/or chocolate dips with:

  • banana
  • apple
  • pretzels
  • pound cake
  • animal crackers
  • cinnamon pita chips
  • Food Should Taste Good chocolate tortilla chips
  • angel food cupcakes [!!!]
  • strawberries
  • mandel bread

The house is clean.

The fridge is full.

Chris is feeling better.

My egg supply is restocked.

The dogs are not acting like total crazies.

All is well.

Ashley

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