Category Archives: Spreads and Dips

Pumpkin Spice Cream Cheese Spread or Dip

It’s definitely pumpkin season and this lightly-sweet and very creamy spread is great on bagels or pumpkin bread for breakfast! Or, use this Pumpkin Spice Cream Cheese Spread or Dip on crackers or as a dip for fruit—it makes a great autumn appetizer or snack! It’s flavored with warm spices that really add to the fall flavor—cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and cloves.

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Caramel Apple Dip

I’m a big fan of caramel-flavored treats, especially this time of year! Like this Caramel-Apple Dip—it’s so good and easy to make! It has a rich, buttery, sweet, caramel flavor and the texture is just right for dipping slices of apples or pears. Or whatever fresh fruit you like! You could even dip dried fruit into this. Or pretzels, if you have a taste for something sweet-and-salty. As you can see, there are lots of yummy possibilities! 🙂

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5-Layer Greek Dip

The first time I had authentic Greek food was at a simple little family-owned Greek restaurant. Unfortunately, it’s no longer in business. 😦 I’ve eaten at many other Greek restaurants since then, but haven’t found any that top that place! I don’t cook a lot of Greek dishes myself, but I do make some easy dips and salads now and then, including this quick and simple 5-Layer Greek Dip.

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Low-Fat Buttermilk Ranch Dressing and Dip

Homemade salad dressings are so good—and one of my favorites is Ranch! I usually use low-fat dressings on my salads, so I thought I’d try making a low-fat Ranch dressing. You can use fresh or dried herbs in this recipe—whatever you prefer or have on hand!

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Strawberry Fruit Dressing and Dip

The weather is warming up nicely, and when it’s warm outside, I tend to eat more fruit because it’s so refreshing. And when you serve fruit with a dressing or dip, it makes a great warm-weather snack or dessert! This Strawberry Fruit Dressing and Dip is big on strawberry flavor and really good served with strawberries or a mix of fresh fruit chunks—pineapples, sliced bananas, apple wedges…whatever fruit you like!

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