Zippy Zucchini Dip

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A little heat is a great way to bring flavor to simple ingredients without excessive amounts of salt. Serve this lightly cheesy dip with your favorite whole-grain crackers.

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Creamy Avocado Dip

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This easy recipe replies on yogurt and avocado to create a lusciously creamy dip that packs a big nutritional punch. Serve it with whole-grain tortilla chips or pita crisps.

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Spiced Banana Yogurt Dip

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This easy-prep party dip was picked by our partners’ dietitians because it offers great nutrition for little work. Serve it with sliced fruit or, for a special occasion, dark chocolate cookies.

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Hummus Masabacha

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Hummus masabacha is, at its heart, just hummus with some whole chickpeas in it. The trick to really fantastic hummus masabacha is to start from scratch and infuse those chickpeas with tons of flavor by cooking them yourself. It’s slow: they need time to get thoroughly tender, but the effort is well worth the end […]

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Carrot Ginger Dressing

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This dressing is thick and sweet because of the pureed carrots. Paired with spicy ginger and a bit of Asian-inspired flavoring, this is the perfect topping for any kind of salad. Try it drizzled over half a sliced avocado for a decadent treat.  

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Vegan Sour Cream

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There are two tricks to great vegan sour cream. First: if you’re intending to eat vegan regularly, consider investing in a powerful blender to ensure the smoothest possible puree. Second: Find out the best place to source nutritional yeast–the flavor is phenomenal.  

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Salt-Free Ras el Hanout

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Slightly sweet, lightly spicy, and richly complex, ras el hanout is the spice blend at the heart of Moroccan cooking. While spice blends don’t offer enough calories per serving to rate for better or for worse, this blend deliberately leaves out the salt to make it easier for you to adjust the sodium levels in […]

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Chimichurri Dressing

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Chimichurri is a sauce that is traditionally served with meat. You can certainly use this sauce with your favorite cuts of meat, but it truly shines as a dressing for roasted vegetables or even your favorite cold salad.  

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