Need a healthy snack option? This simple, 5-ingredient Greek Yogurt Veggie Dip is the perfect way to enjoy fresh veggies. Dip your carrots, spread on a sandwich or top a salad, this Greek Yogurt Ranch Dip is a great alternative to a dip mix!
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Greek Yogurt Ranch Dip – the Healthy Alternative
Love ranch? If you’re buying store-bought, bottled dressing and dip you likely already know how terrible it is for you. This 5-ingredient healthy ranch dip recipe tastes just like ranch AND is a much healthier option!
Those store-bought bottled dressings, dips and mixes are made with mostly unhealthy, processed ingredients that are inflammatory in your body. These inflammatory ingredients are high fructose corn syrup, corn oil, soybean oil, canola oil, MSG and other processed additives.
This Greek Yogurt Veggie Dip is a much better option for snacking on fresh veggies. Made with just 5 ingredients and no toxic oils, this Greek Yogurt Ranch Dip will have you never buying the bottled, store-bought stuff again!
What do I need to make Greek yogurt dip?
Here’s a quick reference check list of the ingredients you’ll need to make this dip:
- Plain, full-fat Greek yogurt – I use and enjoy Fage 2% or 5% plain Greek yogurt
- Garlic salt
- Onion powder
- Dried parsley
- Ground black pepper
For exact ingredient amounts and full recipe instructions be sure to reference the recipe at the bottom of this post.
Bonuses to making your own ranch dip: you’ll save money not buying mixes, bottled dressing and tubs of processed dip. The spices and yogurt go a long way and are much more economical compared to the processed stuff.
How do I make Greek yogurt ranch dip?
This Greek yogurt veggie dip comes together in less than 5 minutes. Simply stir in the garlic salt, dried parsley, onion powder and black pepper to the Greek yogurt. You now have a simple, healthy veggie dip ready to go for snacking.
What type of yogurt should I use for yogurt dip?
I use and prefer full-fat (2% or 5%) Fage Greek yogurt. We need good fats in our diet. Fat helps keep us full, satiated, and aids in digestion and brain function.
What do I serve with ranch dip?
Serve this simple, healthy Greek yogurt dip with all of your favorite fresh vegetables. Fresh carrots, broccoli, celery, cucumbers, bell peppers, cauliflower and snow peas are delicious with dip.
This is also great for bringing to a party where you would like a healthy option.
How do I meal prep this Greek Yogurt Ranch Dip?
Find a container that works for you. I like these Snack Attack Containers by Sistema. (pictured below).
These containers have large section for veggies and a smaller section for dip. The lid seals tightly with side clamps, making it nearly leak-proof.
This container is perfect for packing in a lunchbox. It’s also a great way to plan ahead when you know you’ll want and need a healthy snack.
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FAQ’s about Greek Yogurt Ranch dip:
Yes. Greek yogurt is higher in protein and lower in fat than sour cream. Overall, Greek yogurt is a good substitution to use instead of sour cream in most recipes.
Greek yogurt dip will last up to 5 days past the sell-by date listed on the Greek yogurt packaging. Once mixed, a container of homemade yogurt dip will keep 5-7 days refrigerated.
Most store-bought ranch dips are NOT healthy. Most are made with MSG, high fructose corn syrup, toxic oils and other additives that are considered unhealthy ingredients. It is best to make your own ranch dip with Greek yogurt.
Cucumbers, carrots, celery, broccoli, sliced bell peppers, cherry tomatoes, sugar snap peas and cauliflower are just a few vegetables that go well with dip.
A great way to eat and enjoy raw vegetables is to have them already pre-washed, cut and refrigerated. Enjoy with homemade Greek yogurt ranch dip for a healthy snack.
If you loved this ranch dip with Greek yogurt, then check out these other healthy snack ideas:
- Turkey & Veggie Snack Wraps
- Healthy Black Bean Brownies
- Fudge Brownie Protein Bites
- Healthy Pumpkin Bread
- Cranberry No Bake Energy Bites
- The BEST Healthy Target Snacks
- 50 Best Low Carb Dip Recipes at Party Food Favorites
Love Greek Yogurt? Be sure to check out some of my other recipes featuring this protein-rich super food:
- Healthy Broccoli Salad with Apples & Cherries
- Greek Yogurt Ranch Dressing
- Healthy Apple Muffins
- Blueberry Overnight Oats
- Blueberry Almond Chia Pudding
- Healthy Caesar Dressing
Looking for some additional healthy living resources? Check these out:
- How I Gave Up Sugar and Survived
- 30 Best Healthy Snacks from Target
- 15 Things I Buy at Costco for Healthy Meals
- Healthy Meal Prep For the Week
- 10 Best Health and Wellness Journals
Here’s the recipe for my delicious Greek Yogurt Veggie Dip:
- 1 1/2 c. plain, full fat Greek yogurt
- 1 tsp. garlic salt
- 1 tsp. dried parsley
- 1/2 tsp. onion powder
- 1/4 tsp. ground black pepper
Turn this dip into a salad dressing by adding white vinegar. The ratio is 1:1, for example, 2 tablespoons of the dip to 2 tablespoons of vinegar. Stir well until creamy and well combined. Add to the top of a salad.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 12 Serving Size: 2 tbsp.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 29Total Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 4mgSodium: 142mgCarbohydrates: 1gFiber: 0gSugar: 1gProtein: 3g