Dippy Snacks Recipe
1 stick (1/2 cup) butter or margarine, , softened
1 cup cottage cheese
With carrots, celery, green pepper strips, cucumber slices, cherry
tomatoes, cauliflower pieces or crackers, try any of the following:
Blend shortening with cottage cheese. A blender or baby food grinder
will give you a smoother consistency than whipping with a fork. Add
garlic powder to taste. Refrigerate in a covered container.
DIP IT AGAIN
1 (8 oz) container of plain yogurt 1 cup sour cream 1 pkg onion soup
Combine and chill before serving.
1 cup buttermilk 2 cups mayonnaise 1 cup sour cream or yogurt 1
envelope Ranch style dressing mix
Stir together and chill. For use as salad dressing, substitute a
second cup of buttermilk for the sour cream or yogurt.
Hint: Use cucumber "coins" instead of crackers.
OTHER QUICK DIPPIES that make up in small quantities:
* Blend 1/3 to 1/2 of a mashed banana with 2 or 3 tsps of mayonnaise.
* Whipe together 1 tsp of smooth peanut butter with 1 tsp of
mayonnaise. If still too thick, add a few drops of milk.
* Mix 1/2 tsp of lemon juice and 1/2 tsp of honey or sugar to 1 or 2
tsp of mayonnaise.
CUTTING UP WITH KIDS
Have your children help you cut up green onions, parsley, lettuce,
cheese slices, fruit, etc., using a scissors instead of a knife.
Using a scissors helps coordination (YES!) and keeps them busy for a
Stuff whole (or half) cherry tomatoes with cream cheese, a cheese
spread, egg salad or tuna salad.
Actually thinking of snacks as hors d'oeuvres - rather than desserts
~ will open up a whole new way of looking at this category.
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Food Tips of the Week
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The onion and garlic range of vegetables is rich in allyl sulphides, a chemical which experts believe could be linked to a reduced risk of stomach and colon cancer.
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Dippy Snacks Recipe Category
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