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More Cool Dip recipes for Dads

Crazy for Carrots Dip


1 pound carrots, peeled and sliced thin

1 tablespoon orange juice

2 teaspoons olive oil

Dash of chili powder, optional

Dash of ground cumin, optional


Place all ingredients in a microwave-safe bowl. Cover with plastic wrap and cook on high for 10 to 13 minutes or until carrots are very tender. Pour mixture into a blender and pulse until smooth. Serve warm or cold with baked tortilla chips or your child’s favorite raw vegetables.


Tofu Ranch Dip


1 package (12 ounces) silken tofu

1 package ranch dip mix

1/3 cup grated vegetables (carrots, yellow squash, zucchini, cucumber, broccoli, etc.), optional


Put the tofu and dip mix in a blender. Pulse to combine, and then stir in grated vegetables, if using. Serve with vegetables, baked tortilla chips or crackers.


Peanut Butter Dip


1/2 cup creamy peanut butter

1 container (8 ounces) vanilla yogurt

1/2 cup whipped cream (can use frozen, non-dairy whipped topping) Dash of cinnamon, optional


Combine the peanut butter and vanilla yogurt. Mix well. Fold in the whipped cream and cinnamon. Serve with your child’s favorite fruits.