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Tips for Healthy Dips, from Whole Foods Market

This post is part of a sponsored partnership with Whole Foods Market, however we would not partner with a business we did not feel brought value to our readers. The Cincinnati Moms Blog team enjoys shopping at Whole Foods Market and loves sharing helpful ideas with our chip and dip-loving readers.

Tips for Healthy Dips!

Kids and adults alike love a crunchy snack dunked in a yummy dip! However, snacking on salty fried snacks and dips loaded with fat and empty calories can leave your body feeling unsatisfied and weighed down… Here are some ideas for upgrading your snack so that you’ll be nourished energized!

SWAP THE CHIPS WHEN YOU DIP!

These choices have an equally satisfying crunch, plus they are loaded with nutrition to keep you feeling strong:

  • Cucumber slices
  • Carrot sticks
  • Sugar snap or snow peas
  • Celery Sticks
  • Bell pepper slices
  • Zucchini or yellow squash slices
  • Jicama slices or sticks
  • Radish slices
  • Whole grain crackers
  • Whole grain pretzels
  • Pop Chips or Pop Crisps
  • Brown Rice Crackers
  • Whole Grain Rice Cakes
  • Apple slices

DIP IT GOOD!

Dips make a healthy power snack when you choose the right ingredients. There are more options than ranch dressing when dipping veggies:

For more healthy tips and recipes follow our healthy eating blog!

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Thanks to our guest blogger from Whole Foods Market!

Kathleen Wood, leads the Healthy Eating Program at Whole Foods Market, for the Mid-Atlantic region. She graduated from Dickinson College and then did a Master’s degree in Public Health at Boston University where she focused on nutrition and theories of health behavior change. She also completed a certificate in plant-based nutrition from Cornell University. She’s happy to offer you advice on food, recipes and nutrition. Please feel free to contact her at [email protected]

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