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Carbon Cooks: Dippity doo dah summer veggies

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It's that time of year when the veggies are plentiful, so why not cut up some carrots, celery, cucumbers, green peppers, broccoli or whatever is on hand and mix up a dip to eat them with?

Here are 4 dip recipes, guaranteed to get your family munching.

Low Cal Ranch Dip

1 cup sour cream, low fat or fat free

1 cup plain yogurt, low fat

1 tblsp ranch salad dressing powder, or to taste

Mix all together and refrigerate for about an hour before serving.

Cottage Cheese Onion Dip

1 cup low fat cottage cheese

1 tblsp lemon juice

One half cup plain yogurt, low fat

One quarter cup green onion, chopped

1 tsp salt

1 pinch pepper

Cooks can also add, to taste; curry powder, hot sauce, herbs, onion soup mix. In a blender, process cottage cheese and lemon until smooth, then stir in remaining ingredients.

Lena's Dill Dip

1 cup sour cream

1 cup real mayonnaise

2 tbsp green onion, chopped

2 tbsp dried dill

1 and a half tblsp seasoning salt (like Bon Appetite or Beau Monde)

Blend all ingredients together, stir very well. Refrigerate for a least 2 hours before serving.

Crab Dip

1 can cream of mushroom soup

8 oz cream cheese

1 envelope unflavored gelatin

One half cup chopped celery

One half cup chopped green onion

1 cup real mayonnaise

1 can lump crab, drained

One quarter tsp curry powder

Heat soup and cheese together in a saucepan over medium heat until smooth and cheese is melted. Dissolve gelatin in � cup warm water and stir into warm cheese mixture. Let it cool. Add remaining ingredients. Pour into a greased mold, chill well. Also works if you just chill it in a bowl. Good with crackers or veggies.

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