I love fresh fruit, but I really like fresh fruit with a yogurt dip. The first dip that I made was quite a few years ago and it was half cream cheese and half marshmallow crème. Don’t get me wrong – it tasted great, but the next weekend we had a friend come to visit who has diabetes. It meant that the recipe got its first makeover. It became half cream cheese and half yogurt with a little vanilla and honey to taste. It’s still just as good but it’s not nearly as unhealthy. This one is just slightly different. I skipped the cream cheese and used a little peanut butter instead. It’s perfect for things like bananas and apples that go so well with peanut butter, to begin with. You can also switch out the peanut butter for almond butter or sun butter if you need to – it’s just as good. A lot depends on the yogurt. I have a favorite honey vanilla yogurt that I use and then I don’t bother adding more vanilla and honey. If I’ve got it handy, I’ll use powdered peanut butter (just reconstitute it first). It cuts the fat down but still gives you protein and flavor. It’s a great snack – for adults and kids. And it’s something the kids can help to make before chowing down.
Peanut Butter Fruit Dip
Delicious yogurt dip with a hint of peanut butter. Its flavor is rounded out with a little vanilla and honey to taste. Dip your favorite fresh fruits in it, and you’re off to a great snacking start.
- 2 cup low fat plain yogurt
- 1/3 cup smooth peanut butter
- 2 tsp vanilla extract
- 2 Tbsp honey, or to taste
- Ground cinnamon, to taste, optional
- In a glass bowl, mix together the peanut butter, vanilla and honey. Make sure the honey is completely mixed in.
- Stir in the yogurt.
- Serve chilled with fruit of choice.
Preparation time: 5 minute(s)
Diet type: Vegetarian
Diet tags: Low calorie, Reduced carbohydrate, Gluten free
Number of servings (yield): 8
Culinary tradition: USA (General)
Entire recipe makes 8 servings
Serving size is about 1/4 cup
Each serving = 4 Points
PER SERVING: 154 calories; 9g fat;12g carbohydrates; 7g protein; 1g fiber