Chip & Dip
11:44 (GMT+2), Fri, 30 September 2011
Nachos are a great alternative to regular salted crisp as they’re baked and not fried, and the plain chips don’t have added salt or flavourings. Interesting dips are a great way to get children to eat raw veggies.
1 packet plain nachos chips
1 tub low-fat hummus
1 tub low-fat cream cheese
3–4 sundried tomatoes in oil, drained
Fresh crudités such as green beans, carrot sticks, cucumber sticks and celery sticks
1. Make the cream cheese dip by whizzing the sundried tomatoes with the cream cheese in a food processor until combined. Scoop into a bowl.
2. Dice the avocado, toss in 1tsp juice to prevent it going brown, and stir into the hummus.
3. Arrange the chips and dips on a platter and enjoy!
1. Include plain yoghurt as a dip, and serve fruit slices as a healthy dessert alternative, or for those craving something sweet, dip pieces of fruit in chocolate as a sugar-controlled dessert.
2. Serve veggie crisps (either store-bought or homemade) as an alternative to traditional potato crisps.