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Recipe Friday – Clean Greek Yogurt Ranch Dip/dressing!

September 6, 2013 | 2 Comments

HAPPY FRIDAY!! Can you tell I’m happy it’s Friday? Luckily for me, my school week ends on thursdays, but that doesn’t mean I can’t still love Fridays :)

Speaking of Friday, this will be my first post in the Food Frenzy Friday Link-up from blogger Kierston at . Let’s get right to it!

There are a few things I miss now that I eat clean – one of those things is ranch dressing. It’s a good addition to salad (obviously), any mexican dish, or as a veggie dip. I decided to play scientist in my kitchen, and come up with a recipe for you all to make!!

Greek Yogurt “Ranch” Dip/dressing – by Elyse


  • 2 Tbsp plain greek yogurt
  • 1/2 tsp dill weed
  • 1/2 garlic powder
  • 1/2 onion powder
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp unsweetened coconut milk
  • pinch of salt
  • (optional) a few shakes of ground cumin for a southwest ranch taste

Mix all the ingredients in a small dish and enjoy! Makes 1 serving. Adjust ingredients to taste preference if desired.

I used this dip several times – I made it as a dip for a veggie tray I brought over to Kayla’s on Labor Day, I used it as a salad dressing, and I made the ‘southwest’ version for my paleo mexican rice bowl! It totally satisfies my craving for the creamy texture of ranch without all the fat and calories.


‘Southwest’ Greek yogurt ranch dip with paleo mexican rice bowl!

I had mentioned putting up a recipe for Paleo Primavera Pepper Pies, however, I still want to do a little tweaking and experimenting with that’ll be for next friday!

Have a great weekend folks!

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