Cream Cheese Dips

Most of the people like dips and many of these cream cheese dips have a high quantity of calories and, affect the health. More over people are now diet conscious and demands low calorie foods.

Hence many people avoid cream cheese dips even though they like them very much. Here are some low calorie cream cheese dips recipes.



Cream Cheese Garlic Dip

Along with low calorie cream cheese this dip contains garlic which is considered as a good fat burner. It reduces the fat in the cells dramatically.

Ingredients

Low calorie cream cheese- eight ounce
Low calorie mayonnaise- two ounce
Lemon juice- taken from half of a lemon
Minced garlic cloves- 3 large ones
Finely minces onion- quarter of a small one
Dried dill- one teaspoon
Herbal salt- one teaspoon
Tabasco sauce- to taste
Red bell pepper- one

Direction

Combine the cream cheese, mayonnaise, dill, onion, lemon juice, salt substitute in a small bowl and mix it with sauce. Now remove the seeds of the bell pepper and keep it in a serving plate and pour the dip in to the hollowed bell pepper and serve with crackers or snacks. It can also be stored in refrigerator for 5 days.

Cream Cheese Maple Dip

Ingredients

Low fat cream cheese- eight ounce
Vanilla essence- one teaspoon
Reduced calorie maple syrup- two tablespoon

Direction

Mix all the above ingredients in a small bowl and serve it with fresh fruits, vegetables or snacks. It provides 60 calories, zero fat, 7 mg cholesterol, 8 gram protein and 4 gram sugar per serving.

Cherry Cream Dip

Ingredients

Softened low calorie cream cheese- three ounce
Low calorie mayonnaise- two tablespoon
Maraschino cherry juice- two tablespoon
Low fat milk- one tablespoon
Lemon juice- two teaspoon
Low calorie dessert topping mix- two ounce
Finely chopped maraschino cherries- one tablespoon

Direction
Mix the first five ingredients and blend them well and then mix it with the toping mix as per the direction given on the package. Add the sliced cherries to this mixture and keep it in the refrigerator for chilling. Whip the mixture well before serving and serve it with fresh fruits.


Cream Cheese Marshmallow Dip

Low calorie marshmallow cream- eight ounce
Low calorie cream cheese- eight ounce

Direction

Make the cream cheese soft and combine it with marshmallow crème along with a few drops of vanilla essence. It makes 16 servings and each serving provides 85 calories, 4 gram fat and 1.2 gram protein.