Involving children in preparing meals is a great way to teach them food preparation skills and the importance of healthy eating. This platter is a fun way to get kids involved and a great item to bring to Halloween parties and events. Be creative and use any vegetables you have on hand.
- ½ cup plain non-fat yogurt
- ½ cup non-fat sour cream
- ⅛ teaspoon garlic powder
- ¼ teaspoon onion powder
- ½ teaspoon dried parsley OR ½ Tablespoon fresh parsley
- ½ teaspoon dried dill OR ½ Tablespoon fresh dill
- ⅛ teaspoon pepper
- 2 cups fresh vegetables (cucumbers, peppers, carrots, celery, cauliflower, broccoli, olives, snap peas)
- Wash hands with soap and water.
- If using fresh herbs, wash them by gently rubbing them under cold running water. Pat dry with a paper towel, then finely chop.
- In a medium bowl, combine all the dip ingredients (yogurt, sour cream, garlic powder, onion powder, parsley, dill and pepper). Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
- Scrub vegetables with clean vegetable brush under running water. Slice into desirable shapes.
- To serve, place ranch dip in a small cup for the skeleton's head.
- Assemble vegetables in the shape of a skeleton. For example, use carrots and celery to make arms and legs, sliced pepper for the rib cage, cucumber for the spine, and herbs or lettuce for hair.
- Store leftovers in a sealed container in the refrigerator for up to four days.
- Serving Size (1/4 of recipe):
- Calories 70
- Total Fat 0g
- Saturated Fat 0g
- Cholesterol 5mg
- Sodium 95mg
- Total Carbohydrates 13g
- Fiber 1g
- Total Sugars 5g, includes 0g Added Sugars
- Protein 4g
- Vitamin D 0%
- Calcium 10%
- Iron 0%
- Potassium 6%