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Published on June 13, 2018

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Want Your Family to Eat More Fruit and Vegetables? Try These Great Dips

If you can’t get excited about the taste of raw fruits and vegetables, try to harness the power of plain Greek yogurt to add protein, calcium and a delicious kick.

Honey Lime Black Bean Dip


  • 1 (15-ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • ½ cup plain Greek yogurt
  • ¼ cup salsa
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • ½ tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon chili powder
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder


  1. Combine the beans, salsa, Greek yogurt, lime juice, honey, cumin, chili powder and garlic powder in a food processor.
  2. Process until smooth and creamy.

Spiced Dark Chocolate Dip


  • ½ cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ⅛ teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional)


  1. Combine all ingredients in a medium-sized bowl.
  2. Stir until well combined and sugar granules have dissolved (about 3 minutes.)

Greek Ranch Dip


  • 1 cup plain, Greek yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon dried dill
  • ¼ teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • ⅛ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 tablespoons fresh chives, chopped


In a medium bowl, stir together all ingredients.

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