Dip Makes My Day

Dip. is. delicious.

My love for dip runs deep. What’s not to like? It’s flavorful, versatile and fun to eat. It can be sweet or savory, hot or cold, and a party can’t start without it. My friends and I take our dipping very seriously and have created a ritual gathering dubbed “The Dip Train.” 1) Everyone brings a dip  2) The host provides the dippers and 3) Obviously you line up all the dishes like a train and make train sounds

While these Dip Trains are awesome, getting everyone together is like herding cats. We’re all busy and spread across the country now which makes a Dip Train extra special when it all comes together. However, I need dip more than once a year.

Which is why I make this flax-y, pumkin-y, nut buttery single serving dip.

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I just recently started using flaxseed meal. It’s interesting and I like the nuttiness. When you mix it with water it creates a sort of gel.

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I add about 3-4 Tablespoons of water to a heaping tablespoon of flaxseed meal and let it sit for 5 minutes.

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Whisk it really well and the flax mixture will froth slightly. Then I add 2-3 tablespoons of pumpkin.

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I added two Tablespoons of tahini to this recipe but I’ve also made it with coconut butter and several different nut butters and it’s always good 🙂 Use what you like

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After adding the tahini you need to really whip it. It gets nice and fluffy and you get a bonus workout.

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How great is this monkey bowl?

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Oooooooooooooh noooooooooooooooooooooo!

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Serve with something that scoops up dip well. I like it with carrots and celery but it would be great with fruit as well.

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