Avocado and Yogurt Dip

Avocado and Yogurt Dip

The benefits of making your own dressings far outweigh the wee bit of time it takes to prepare them. Our versions are tastier, healthier and allow you to control the calories—all for a fraction of the cost of store-bought. 

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Serves: Makes 1 cup

  • 1 medium ripe avocado, peeled and seed removed

  • ½ cup of low-fat, plain yogurt

  • 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil

  • 2 Tbsps lime juice

  • ½ tsp sea salt, optional



  1. Put all ingredients in a food processor and mix. Place in bowl and serve with vegetables. If you are a garlic lover, simply add a crushed clove.

Per 2 Tbsps with salt: 28 calories, 1g protein, 2g carbohydrate, 2g fat (0g sat, 1g mono), 1g fiber, 80mg sodium (without salt: 7mg sodium)

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Since homemade dressings do not contain preservatives, they have a shorter life than store-bought dressings.These recipes will keep for about 1 week in the refrigerator, depending on the ingredients.