Skinny Dips: 60 Recipes for Dips, Spreads, Chips, and Salsas on the Lighter Side of Delicious by Diane Morgan includes recipes like Green Mango Salsa; Curry Pumpkin Hummus; and Italian Fava Bean Purée with Dandelion Greens.
60 Recipes for Dips, Spreads, Chips, and Salsas
on the Lighter Side of Delicious
by Diane Morgan
Love to eat dips but hate what they do to your hips? Snack lovers everywhere will be drooling over the scrumptious spreads in Skinny Dips: 60 Recipes for Dips, Spreads, Chips, and Salsas on the Lighter Side of Delicious, a lip-smacking collection of party dips that use low-calorie and low-fat ingredients without sacrificing rich, robust flavors, from Delicious Dips author Diane Morgan. Featuring healthy, guilt-free twists on all the fun, flavorful classics everyone craves most—from dips, dunks, and spreads, to tapenades, hummus, and salsas—Skinny Dips is all about healthy indulgences that taste great.
For a party classic, serve the Skinny and Hot Artichoke Dip—so creamy, flavorful and loaded up with Parmesan your guests will never know it's made with reduced-fat sour cream. For the lightest, crunchiest summer snack, whip up The Svelte Green Goddess Dip, using handfuls of fresh-clipped garden herbs, and eat it with crisp, raw veggies. Minted Peach Salsa and Charred Tomatillo Guacamole bring exotic flavors to any fiesta, and your guests will be amazed by the big taste and low calories of Curry Pumpkin Hummus or Microbrew Cheddar Cheese Spread—but only if you reveal your secretly virtuous ingredients!
Complete with nutrition facts for each recipe, party planning tips and do-ahead tips that make preparation a breeze, Skinny Dips will become your trusted source for figure-friendly, fabulous recipes perfect for any occasion, any time of year, from Saturday picnics to Super Bowl Sunday. With Skinny Dips, you get all the fun and none of the guilt—now what could be better than that?
Diane Morgan is an award-winning cookbook author, freelance food writer, culinary instructor, and restaurant consultant. She lives in Portland, Oregon.
Sheri Giblin is a food and lifestyle photographer based in San Francisco.
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