Healthy Dips: 10 Ways to Sub in Yogurt for Sour Cream Without Anyone Knowing

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Healthy Dips: 10 Ways to Sub in Yogurt for Sour Cream Without Anyone Knowing

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Creamy, sour-cream-based dips are always a favorite party snack. Whether you’re at a tailgate, dinner party, or holiday gathering, these unfortunately unhealthy dips always make their way around the table. They're so hard to resist, and once you immerse the first crispy chip in that spinach dip, you know you won’t be able to stop.

The dips we're offering here replace sour cream with yogurt as the main ingredient for rich and delicious party dips, so you can eat them all night. Healthy appetizers are a rare find, but these dips are perfect for helping everyone keep off the holiday weight.

Healthy Dips: 10 Ways to Sub in Yogurt for Sour Cream Without Anyone Knowing

Healthy Dips: 10 Ways to Sub in Yogurt for Sour Cream Without Anyone Knowing

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Creamy, sour-cream-based dips are always a favorite party snack. Whether you’re at a tailgate, dinner party, or holiday gathering, these unfortunately unhealthy dips always make their way around the table. They're so hard to resist, and once you immerse the first crispy chip in that spinach dip, you know you won’t be able to stop.

The dips we're offering here replace sour cream with yogurt as the main ingredient for rich and delicious party dips, so you can eat them all night. Healthy appetizers are a rare find, but these dips are perfect for helping everyone keep off the holiday weight.

Avocado with Greek Yogurt, Cucumber, and Mint Dip

Avocado with Greek Yogurt, Cucumber, and Mint Dip

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Looking for something refreshing to balance out your spicy chicken wings on game day? This dip combines silky avocado and tangy yogurt, while also adding cucumber and mint for a fresh, light flavor.

Click here for the Avocado with Greek Yogurt, Cucumber, and Mint Dip Recipe.

Baby Kale, Chard, Spinach, and Artichoke Dip

Baby Kale, Chard, Spinach, and Artichoke Dip

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This is a great way to sneak more vegetables into a cold, crunchy snack. With kale, chard, spinach, and artichoke, this dip is loaded with super foods to pump you up. It masks the vegetables with stringy melted cheese and a Greek yogurt base.

Click here for the Baby Kale, Chard, Spinach, and Artichoke Dip Recipe.

Caramelized Onion Dip

Caramelized Onion Dip

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Everyone loves a delicious onion dip at a party. With sweet caramelized onions and fresh garlic, this dip tastes just that sour cream and onion calorie-bomb we love, but without the fatty sour cream. Rise above making your dip from dip mix packets, and impress your friends with this low-calorie onion dip totally made from scratch!

Click here for the Caramelized Onion Dip Recipe.

Cilantro Spice Yogurt Dip

Cilantro Spice Yogurt Dip

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This tangy, fiery dip combines low-fat Greek yogurt, lemon juice, cilantro, and jalapeños to create a spicy, refreshing appetizer. The cilantro nicely balances out the spice in the jalapeños the way it does in guacamole. Serve this up with fresh vegetables at your next holiday party for a healthy alternative to high calorie dips.

Click here for the Cilantro Spice Yogurt Dip Recipe.

Greek Spinach Dip

Greek Spinach Dip

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Creamy, cheesy spinach dip is so great for any occasion, but the classic appetizer is loaded with fat. This recipe comes close to the original in flavor, as the Greek yogurt replaces sour cream as the base, and feta cheese is sprinkled in. The spinach, feta, and lemon zest combine into a classic Mediterranean flavor that will make you think you’re vacationing in the Greek isles.

Click here for the Greek Spinach Dip Recipe.

Greek-Style Seven-Layer Dip

Greek-Style Seven-Layer Dip

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Everyone loves dipping a tortilla chip into a dip with a surprise in every layer, but with so much cheese and cream, the classic seven-layer dip is super unhealthy. Try this better version with a layer of Greek yogurt topped off with salsa, feta, and Cheddar cheese, and an array of fresh toppings, like tomatoes to give it that crunchy, fresh taste of a good burrito.

Click here for the Greek-Style Seven Layer Dip recipe.

Green Goddess Greek Yogurt Dip

Green Goddess Greek Yogurt Dip

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The natural green color of this dip just screams out “Eat Me! I’m Healthy!” This appetizer combines fresh garden herbs with lemon to create a simple, refreshing flavor that is perfect for dipping any sliced vegetable. Filled with fresh herbs, like parsley, dill, and cilantro, this dip is a perfect excuse to start that herb garden you’ve always wanted.

Click here for the Green Goddess Greek Yogurt Dip Recipe.

Healthy Slow-Cooker Buffalo Chicken Dip

This spicy classic dip gets a healthy makeover, but still retains that fiery, thick taste of a cream-based buffalo chicken dip. It uses Monterey Jack cheese, chicken breasts, and ranch dressing to create a multi-textural dip that’s perfect for potato chips to sink into. Throw this dip into the slow-cooker, and your dip will be ready by the second quarter of the game.

Click here for the Healthy Slow-Cooker Buffalo Chicken Dip Recipe.

Healthy Tzatziki

Healthy Tzatziki

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What better way to serve a yogurt dip than to serve healthy tzatziki? With fresh dill, garlic, cucumber, and lemon, this dip is refreshing and perfect for eating alongside some hot wings. Serve this on game day with some pita chips or slather the dip on a falafel wrap for halftime.

Click here for the Healthy Tzatziki Recipe.

Salted Caramel Yogurt Dip

Salted Caramel Yogurt Dip

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With crispy apples, yogurt, and walnuts, this dessert dip is perfect for a low-calorie dessert. Serve this with homemade apple chips or pretzels after dinner for a sweet treat before bed.

Click here for the Salted Caramel Yogurt Dip Recipe.