Avocado Ranch Dip

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Who doesn’t love ranch dip? This dip can be made without avocados, but we highly suggest using them!

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Ingredients:

Fresh

  • 1 large ripe avocado
  • 1 tbs lemon juice – about 1/2 of fresh lemon, or 1 tbs distilled white vinegar
  • 1/4 cup non-fat plain greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup low-fat or fat-free cottage cheese (if not using avocado I would double the cottage cheese.

Pantry

  • 1 tbs dried chives (or you can use fresh!)
  • 2 tbs of Flavorgod Ranch Seasoning (you could also use Hidden Valley Ranch Mix but do not add too much more salt).
  • 1/2+ tsp kosher salt

Do you want to make your own ranch seasoning?

All you need is:

  • 1 tsp dried dill
  • 1/2 tbs dried chives
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2-1 tsp kosher salt

Directions

Combine everything in a food processor or blender and let’er rip! Keeps fresh in refrigerator for about 2 days. Any longer and the avocados start to turn brown. If you are not using avocados, it will keep for 3-4 days!

Try mixing this in the Avocado Ranch Chicken Salad!

Do you want to make this into a drizzle dressing?

No problem! Just add a little unsweetened almond milk to help thin it out as you blend.

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Greek Balsamic Dressing

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Do you like sweet and creamy Greek balsamic dressings? WE DO! This is a fantastic Greek balsamic dressing, and is super easy to whip up in no time flat. First, it’s easy because we mix small batches, using only a single serving 5 oz Greek yogurt. Moreover, this pairs very well with meat and veggies, like the Blue Cheese Turkey Burger pictured above. Simply use topped reduced fat blue cheese, then broil it in the oven, and finally, drizzle with dressing and serve! Also, the dressing keeps in the fridge for about three days, so it can last for multiple meals. Honestly, we eyeball all the seasonings, so use your own judgement! Really, cooking is always a matter of personal taste, so go as heavy or light on those seasonings as you like!

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