Lemony Yogurt Dip with Dill

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The "Wait—That's Yogurt?" Veggie Dip
Greek cooks know how well tangy plain yogurt goes with lemon and dill. When you add salt, pepper and garlic, it loses its breakfast-y feel; the additions lend it a savory flavor that complements fresh vegetables, such as broccoli, bell peppers and celery.

Calories per serving: 25

Get the recipe: Lemony Yogurt Dip with Dill
Spiced Ginger-Carrot Dip

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The Colorful Dip with a Sweet and Spicy Kick
This beautiful orange spread from the new Weight Watchers What to Cook Now cookbook combines vitamin-rich carrots with the warm and zippy flavors of grated, fresh ginger, paprika, cumin, cinnamon, coriander and cayenne. Pita chips dusted with the Middle Eastern spice za'atar would be a perfect accompaniment.

Calories per serving: 55

Get the recipe: Spiced Ginger-Carrot Dip
Smoky Black Bean Dip

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The Lightened-Up Mexican Dip
Black beans, simmered in a bit of water with onions and spices, turn silky smooth when you puree them in a food processor. Chipotle chilies add a smoky note, with just a touch of heat. It's great with baked tortilla chips (which are surprisingly easy to make at home).

Calories per serving: 157

Get the recipe: Smoky Black Bean Dip
Peppermint Chocolate Dream

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The Peppermint Dessert Dip
Truwhip, a new whipped topping made without high fructose corn syrup, hydrogenated oils, trans fats or artificial flavors, forms the base of this mint-chocolate treat. It's a delicious way to dress up chocolate wafer cookies or fresh berries.

Calories per serving: 146

Get the recipe: Peppermint Chocolate Dream

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