Grab-and-go veggie cups with green goddess dip

Brandi Bidot

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Fresh, crunchy veggies and a creamy, healthy avocado-based dip are made ahead and stored in jars. This is a wonderful way to stay on track while eating healthy not to mention a great after-school snack for kids.

veggie cups with green goddess dip

A healthy snack can be hard to find when you are busy. By planning ahead of time and preparing this veggie cups, you have no excuses when hunger strikes and you need something fast. This is a wonderful idea to make for not only yourself but if you have children especially as an afternoon snack.

Grab-and-go veggie cups with green goddess dip recipe

Yields 4 to 6 veggie cups with dip

Ingredients:

For the veggies:

  • 4-6 clean glasses or Mason jars with lids
  • 1 large red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 large cucumber, sliced
  • 2 cups snow peas or sugar snap peas

For the green goddess dip:

  • 1/4 cup light mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup 0 percent plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1 avocado cut in half and pit removed
  • 1 teaspoon raw agave nectar or other sweetener
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

  1. Divide the vegetables between the Mason jars and place the lids on tightly.
  2. In a food processor or blender, add all of the ingredients for the green goddess dip. Blend until very smooth and creamy. Store the dip in an airtight container or portion the dip out into small travel-sized containers.
  3. Keep both the dip and the veggie cups refrigerated until ready to serve.

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Brandi Bidot
Brandi is natural born food lover of anything from gourmet cheeses and wine down to plain baked breads. When not in the kitchen cooking, she loves to be outdoors, especially near the ocean. She puts her focus mainly on healthy organic eating and tries to eat as natural and as unprocessed as possible. Frequenting farmers markets for the freshest produce possible, Brandi prefers to cook all of her family’s meals at home. She has a background in nutrition and photography and is the creator of the food blog Simplylovefood.com.