Condiments and Dips are made for thousands of years. Smoky and slightly sweet, then are mixing all the feel of every time of the year. They are packaged with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and many other important nutrients, so you should not think twice about adding them in your diet. You may not even know if some ingredient is in them, because those melting flavors can leave you speechless. They can help in your way of shaping your body.
Condiments and Dips for Good Physique
There are different ingredients which you can add in your condiments and dips. Even if you do not like some product, you will not feel inside the recipe. So, it is worth trying it.
- Strawberry salsa:
Take some fresh ingredients to make homemade salsa. You will add fruit, like strawberry, which will enrich the everyday chicken dish. From this recipe, you will get 87 calories, 19 grams carbs, 2 grams protein and 0 grams fat. You will need 15 minutes to make it, and it is for 4 servings.
For this recipe, you will need the next ingredients: salt and pepper to taste, ¼ cup water, 2 tablespoons granulated Stevia, ½ tablespoon cayenne pepper, 2 tablespoons minced garlic, 1 diced jalapeño pepper, 1 diced tomato, ½ cup finely chopped onion, 1 cup chopped and diced onion and 2 cups sliced strawberries. You need to combine all the ingredients in a large bowl and stir them. Then, cover it and chill until it is serving time.
- Yogurt basil spread:
This veggie and ranch dressing tray is the staple at almost every get together. You are sure that carrots and celery sticks are good. But, you are not sure about the calorie – laden ranch dressing. You should swap it with this delicious yogurt spread. From this recipe, you will get 39 calories, 6 grams carbs, 3 grams protein and 0 grams fat. It will take you ten minutes to make it, and it is for 2 servings.
For this recipe, you will need the next ingredients: salt and pepper to taste, 2 tablespoons fresh and chopped basil leaves, 1 tablespoon minced garlic, 2 tablespoons fat – free mayonnaise and ¼ cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt. You need to mix garlic, mayo and yogurt together until they are smooth. Then, stir in the fresh basil and salt and pepper. Then, serve it with pieces of low – carb bread or with veggie sticks.
- Blueberry banana butter:
If you need something sweet, then this yummy butter is the right choice for you. It is still sweet, but it has fewer calories and fewer grams of sugar than most desserts. You can serve it with pieces of homemade protein bread. From this recipe, you will get 72 calories, 9 grams carbs, 0 grams protein and 4 grams fat. You will need 8 minutes to make it, and it is for 4 servings. For this recipe, you will the next ingredients: 1 tablespoon extra virgin coconut oil, ½ cup blueberries and 1 medium sliced banana.
You need to heat the banana and blueberries in a microwave in separate bowls for approximately one minute, or until they are soft. Then, combine the banana and coconut oil in a blender and blend until it is smooth. Then, transfer the blend to a small bowl and stir in the heated blueberries. At the end, spread it over Ezekiel toast for a delicious and clean eating treat.
- Loaded Elote guacamole:
When you add the smoky – sweet flavor of seared corn, then it takes the party classic to a whole new level. From this recipe, you will get 196 calories, 16 grams carbs, 4 grams protein and 13 grams fat. You will need 20 minutes to make it, and it is for 6 servings. You will need the next ingredients for the roasted corn (Elote): ½ tablespoon minced garlic, 1 tablespoon olive oil and 2 ear yields corn kernels.
You will need the next ingredients for the guacamole base: salt and pepper to taste, 1/3 cup diced red onion, 1/3 cup cilantro, 2 avocados, 2 tablespoons lime juice and 1 whole diced jalapeño pepper. You will need the next garnish ingredients: 1 dash black pepper, ½ tablespoon cilantro, 1/3 tablespoon diced red onion, 3 tablespoons pic ode Gallo, 1 tablespoon safflower mayonnaise and ¼ cup cotija cheese. You should use a knife to remove the corn from the cob or let the frozen corn that to room temperature.
Then, set a nonstick skillet on medium heat and add olive oil and garlic. Then, lightly sauté to flavor the oil for about two minutes and allow the garlic to slightly caramelize. Then, add corn kernels to the skillet and cook it for 3 – 4 minutes and then slightly increase the heat to sear the corn for about two minutes or until kernels begin to brown. Then, season with a pinch of sea salt and fresh ground pepper while searing. When the corn is lightly seared, then remove it from the heat and set it aside. Then, slice the avocado in half lengthwise and remove the pit.
Then, scoop the flesh of the avocado into a bowl and mash slightly using a fork. Then, squeeze in the fresh lime juice. Then, add the remaining guacamole base ingredients to the avocado and mix and mash everything together. Then, add a little bit of roasted corn and jalapeño and stir to combine. Then, sprinkle in half the cotija crumble and gently fold into the avocado mixture. Then, top guacamole with PICO, mayo, remaining cheese and corn. Then, garnish with cilantro, chopped onion and a sprinkle of cracked pepper. You should enjoy with freshly cut veggies, such as mini sweet bell pepper halves, celery sticks and colorful carrots sliced vertically.
- Coconut yogurt dip:
Sweet potato fries are very popular, and you can use them along with low – cal flavor to those delicious complex carbs. From this recipe, you will get 82 calories, 4 grams carbs, 1 gram protein and 7 grams fat. You will need 5 minutes to make it, and it is for 4 servings. You will need the next ingredients: 2 tablespoons Splenda, brown sugar blend, 1 tablespoon cinnamon, 2 tablespoons extra virgin coconut oil and ¼ cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt. You should blend all of the mentioned ingredients in a blender or food processor until they are smooth. Then, serve it with baked sweet potato fries as a delicious treat or appetizer.
- Sunflower vinaigrette:
This fancy dressing can help you to breathe new life into salads. You can keep it chilled for up to ten days, and it should be enough dressing for four salads. From this recipe, you will get 180 calories, 3 grams carbs, 2 grams protein and 18 grams fat. You will need 5 minutes to make it, and it is for 4 servings.
For this recipe, you will need the next ingredients: ¼ cup olive oil, ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper, ¼ teaspoon table salt, 2 teaspoon lemon zest, 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard, 1 clove minced garlic, 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar and 2 tablespoons unsalted sunflower seed butter. You should stir together black pepper, salt, lemon zest, mustard, garlic, apple cider vinegar and sunflower – seed butter in a glass jar or bowl. Then, whisk in olive oil until it is smooth.
- Green goddess dressing:
Punchy herbs and avocado work together to make a creamy and tangy dressing which will leave you craving your next salad. From this recipe, you will get 207 calories, 6 grams carbs, 1 gram protein and 20 grams fat. You will need 5 minutes to make it, and it is for 4 servings.
You will need the next ingredients: ¼ teaspoon cayenne powder, ½ teaspoon table salt, 2 cloves minced garlic, 4 tablespoons sliced scallions, ½ cup flat – leaf parsley, ½ cup fresh basil leaves, 1 avocado, 2 tablespoons lime juice and 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil. You should put all the ingredients in a blender and blend them until they are smooth. Then, add water, one tablespoon at a time, and blend until you get the consistency you prefer.
- Espresso almond butter:
This is one of the best combinations to your late – afternoon snack, which can help you to power through the last few hours of your workday. From this recipe, you will get 116 calories, 4 grams carbs, 3 grams protein and 10 grams fat. You will need 10 minutes to make it, and it is for 20 servings.
For this recipe, you will need the next ingredients: 3 tablespoons extra virgin coconut oil, 2 tablespoons maple syrup, 1 teaspoon table salt, 1 tablespoon instant espresso powder and 2 cups whole kernel almonds, blanched and skinned. Put the salt, espresso powder and almonds in a high – powered blender or food processor and blend them until they are smooth, for five to seven minutes, scraping the sides of the container with a rubber spatula as needed. Then, blend in the maple syrup or honey and melted coconut oil until creamy.