You'll Never Doubt Going Back for Seconds With These Healthy Dips


We love a good just as anyone else: flavorful, creamy, easily spreadable on a cracker. It makes your mouth water just thinking about it, right? That is, until you start to consider how much cheese might be in a single scoop. (Uh, oh!)

Enter: the brilliance of healthy dips. If you're on a , congratulations! Food should make you feel as good as it tastes, which is why these are full of good-for-you ingredients. Just take a gander at the ingredients list on our aptly dubbed green goddess chicken salad dip—it's loaded with so much cabbage and cucumber that heck, it basically counts as a salad.

Party dips are typically heavy on dairy—the selection here cuts down on butter, cream cheese, mayonnaise, and sour cream.


Hummus bowls and make great alternatives. You can still get that velvety smooth texture by blending canned chickpeas with a spoonful of tahini or olive oil in a recipe like roasted red pepper hummus. Likewise, in something like fresh salsa, you can get that crunch you crave with chopped veggies and sliced fruit. And don't forget to bring the heat with a dash of spice or hot sauce! None of these skimp on flavor.

Everything is best in moderation, so a few dips with a little richness won't hurt you. (We'll always have a place in our hearts for like you, queso!) But with these healthy dip recipes, you'll never think twice about doubling back for another scoop.


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