Veggie Sticks with Dip: A Healthy Snack for Kids


Get your kids excited about healthy eating with our Veggie Sticks with Dip! This colorful and nutritious snack is perfect for encouraging little ones to enjoy their veggies. The crunchy veggie sticks paired with a flavorful dip make for a fun and tasty snack that's not only kid-friendly but also packed with essential vitamins and minerals.

Veggie Sticks with Dip: A Healthy Snack for Kids

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes

Number of Servings and Serving Size

  • Servings: 4
  • Serving Size: 1 cup of veggie sticks with dip


  • Carrots: 2 large (200 grams / 0.44 pounds), cut into sticks
  • Cucumbers: 2 medium (300 grams / 0.66 pounds), cut into sticks
  • Bell Peppers (assorted colors): 2 (300 grams / 0.66 pounds), cut into strips
  • Cherry Tomatoes: 150 grams (0.33 pounds)
  • Greek Yogurt: 200 grams (0.44 pounds)
  • Lemon Juice: 2 tablespoons
  • Garlic Powder: 1 teaspoon
  • Dried Dill: 1 teaspoon
  • Salt and Pepper: to taste

Detailed Method of Preparation

  1. Prepare Veggies: Wash and cut the carrots, cucumbers, and bell peppers into stick-like shapes. Arrange them with cherry tomatoes on a serving platter.
  2. Make the Dip: In a bowl, mix the Greek yogurt, lemon juice, garlic powder, dried dill, salt, and pepper. Stir until well combined.
  3. Serve: Place the bowl of dip in the center of the veggie platter.
  4. Enjoy: Encourage kids to dip the veggie sticks into the yogurt mixture and enjoy!

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Freshness: Use fresh and crisp vegetables for the best taste and texture.
  • Variety: Add other veggies like celery sticks or snap peas for more variety.
  • Kid-Friendly Dip: Adjust the seasonings in the dip according to your child's taste preference.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  • Can I prepare this snack in advance? Yes, you can cut the veggies ahead of time and store them in the refrigerator. However, it's best to prepare the dip fresh.
  • Are there any alternatives to Greek yogurt for the dip? Certainly! You can use hummus or a cottage cheese blend as a healthy alternative.
  • How can I make the dip dairy-free? Use a dairy-free yogurt alternative or a tahini-based dip for a dairy-free version.