Here are some really cool recipes that will get your toddlers’ mouths watering:
Little Trees and Dip
3/4 cup cottage cheese
1/2 cup plain yogurt
1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
1 bunch broccoli, cut into small florets
Combine the cottage cheese, yogurt and parsley together in a bowl. Cover and refrigerate. Serve with the broccoli florets (trees) for a fun snack.
2 cups cooked broccoli florets, chilled
1/4 cup low-fat sour cream or yogurt
1 tablespoon mayonnaise
Juice from 1 lemon
Dash of chili powder, optional
Salt, to taste, optional
Combine all the ingredients in a blender and process until smooth. Transfer to a serving bowl and refrigerate until ready to use. Serve with baked tortilla chips, broccoli florets or other favorite vegetables.
Carrot and Cucumber Yogurt Dip
1 container (8 ounces) plain yogurt
Garlic powder, optional
Dash of Worcestershire sauce, optional
Grate the cucumber and carrot and place on paper towels until almost all the moisture has been absorbed. Combine the grated vegetables, yogurt, optional garlic powder to taste and Worcestershire sauce. Mix well. Cover and chill until ready to use. Serve with your child’s favorite cracker.