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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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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Chocolate Avocado Frosting

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Frosting is an easy menu item to remove to cut back on the sugar impact from dessert, but let’s face it: sometimes you just want frosting. On a cupcake or on a spoon, it’s a pleasure. This nutritious variation on chocolate frosting can be tweaked with spices like cinnamon or nutmeg to fit whatever you’re […]

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Pumpkin Hummus

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This good-sized batch of hummus is the perfect appetizer for a fall or holiday gathering. Serve with sliced apples and whole-grain crackers.

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