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Healthy dips for vegetables for kids by Annabel Karmel

Healthy dips for vegetables for kids by Annabel Karmel


    Help your youngster love veg with these tasty dips. They go down a treat with crunchy carrots, cooling cucumber and sweet, colourful peppers.

    Thousand Island dip

    • 2 tbsp Greek yoghurt
    • 2 tbsp mayonnaise
    • 2 tsp ketchup
    • Juice of half a lemon
    • 1-2 drops Worcestershire sauce

    Sweet chilli & cream cheese dip

    • 100g light cream cheese
    • 1 tsp sweet chilli sauce
    • 1 tsp chives, chopped

    Ranch dip

    • 3 tbsp sour cream
    • 2 tbsp mayonnaise
    • 1 tsp lime (optional)
    • 1 tsp coriander, chopped
    • 1 tsp chives, chopped

    Mango & cream cheese dip

    • 4 tbsp low-fat cream cheese
    • 3 tbsp natural yogurt
    • 1 tbsp mango chutney
    • 1 tbsp lemon juice
    • A pinch of curry powder

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