This healthy chip and dip recipe is the perfect snack for picnics or just as a special treat on weekends.
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
- ½ avocado
- Make the cream cheese dip by whizzing the sundried tomatoes with the cream cheese in a food processor until combined. Scoop into a bowl.
- Dice the avocado, toss in 1tsp juice to prevent it going brown, and stir into the hummus.
- Arrange the chips and dips on a platter and enjoy!
- 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.
- Serve veggie crisps (either store-bought or homemade) as an alternative to traditional potato crisps.
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