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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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