Greenista Girl Shubhra keeps baby carrots washed and ready to munch on in her fridge so when the munchies strike, she has a healthy snack handy.

Skinny Dipping: Triple Herb Fresh Cheese Dip

Skip the fatty chip dips and whip us this delish Triple Herb Fresh Cheese Dip for your next shindig – it’ll have guests hovering around the dip bowl all night. Fresh organic mint, basil, and cilantro mixed with ricotta cheese and yogurt (use low fat for the skinny girl version) for an awesome triple herb taste sensation that’s like a party in your mouth.  Serve it up with an assortment of colorful organic veggies such as carrots, celery, cauliflower, and turnips.  Just keep eye out for double dippers!

Triple Herb Fresh Cheese Dip

Makes 1¼  cups; Prep time: 20 minutes

  • ¼ cup chopped organic fresh basil
  • ¼ cup chopped organic fresh mint
  • ¼ cup chopped organic fresh cilantro
  • 1 cup organic Ricotta Cheese
  • ¼ cup organic Plain Yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons fresh organic lemon juice (or to taste)
  • 1 organic green onion, coarsely chopped
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Blend herbs, ricotta, yogurt, lemon juice, and green onion  in a food processor or blender until as smooth as possible.  Season with salt and pepper to taste. Transfer dip to a cute serving bowl, cover, and chill until ready to serve.

Recipe Adapted from Organic Valley Coop

Written by Greenista Girl Shubhra

Photos by Delectable Victuals

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Cilantro is the leaf of the coriander plant. Fresh organic cilantro disinfects and helps detoxify the body and also has been shown to reduce menstrual cramping.