Healthy Recipe Ideas: Creamy Green Dip and Fresh Veggies

Getting healthy and staying healthy can be easy for some people. Others may have to work on getting in shape and staying in shape. One of the best ways to maintain a healthy weight is to keep a healthy diet. Eating lots of fresh fruits and fresh vegetables is one of the ways to make sure you get all the nutrients and vitamins you need on a daily bases.

Include All Your Favorite Fresh Vegetables on an Appetizer Tray

You can choose from all your favorite types of veggies when you make your own fresh vegetable tray. You will always know exactly what is in the snack food you are eating when you make your own creamy green onion dip. For instance, you might like to include anything from carrots, tomatoes, cauliflower, broccoli, mushrooms, cucumbers, celery or even cheese sticks too.

Have Fun while Making Easy Party Appetizers

Whether or not you are interested in healthy recipe ideas, if you love fresh veggies and you love cream dips you will enjoy making and eating this particular recipe. It is here just in time for any spring or summer parties you might like to attend or host. Making your own appetizers from scratch can save you time and money while you are party planning.

Experiment with Different Types of Appetizer Recipes

Another great thing about serving this type of recipe is that so many others enjoy dipping fresh vegetables, assorted crackers, breads, and chips into rich creamy dips. They are the ideal choice whether the party is at your house or you are taking a platter to a potluck dinner in your community for a large group. Most importantly, you should always enjoy yourself whether you are making or eating different types of appetizer recipes..

Recipe for Creamy Green Dip and Fresh Veggies

What You Need

  • ½ cup sour cream
  • ½ cup freshly chopped dill
  • ½ cup freshly chopped chives
  • ½ cup freshly chopped parsley
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 Tablespoons water
  • 1 Tablespoon rice vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 packages softened cream cheese 6 ounce
  • Fresh baby carrots
  • Sliced cucumbers
  • Ripe olives
  • Sliced bell pepper
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Celery sticks

How to Make It

Allow the cream cheese to reach room temperature by placing it out onto the countertop about 20 minutes before preparation time.

using a blender or food processor add the sour cream, freshly chopped dill, chopped chives, chopped parsley, mayonnaise, water, rice vinegar, salt and cayenne pepper. Process until well blended. Cut the softened cream cheese in to small enough chunks to place in the blender or food processor and then process until the mixture is smooth and creamy.

Transfer the cream green dip into a decorative serving bowl. Serve along with a fresh vegetable tray with such vegetables as fresh baby carrots, sliced cucumbers, ripe olives, sliced bell pepper, cherry tomatoes and celery sticks and any other of your favorite finger foods.

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