As we move into the new year, I am determined to share more of the simple recipes I create with my readers. I cook from scratch almost every day, however, taking the time to photograph and blog my journey doesn’t always happen. Since we had all day off yesterday for New Year’s Day, I made this easy homemade fruit dip recipe to enjoy during the parades and football games. My kids love this cream cheese fruit dip so I made a big batch and watched them happily eat a metric ton of fruit all day!
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Natural Ingredients You Can Trust!
Have you ever looked at the ingredients in store bought fruit dips? Lots of questionable ingredients, right? Artificial flavors and most likely some sort of dye to make it look pretty. Plenty of preservatives to keep it from spoiling while it sits on the shelf. Well, homemade fruit dip has none of those things! Make this cream cheese fruit dip for your kids. Be happy knowing that they are eating loads of fruit. Be REALLY happy knowing that they are eating only natural ingredients with nothing artificial!
Cream Cheese Fruit Dip Ingredients
The great thing about this cream cheese fruit dip recipe is that you can vary the ingredients, depending on your personal flavor preferences. I made strawberry fruit dip using strawberry yogurt and strawberry jam. If you prefer a tropical twist, use coconut yogurt and mango jam. Or, go with blueberry, peach, or any other flavor you want. This easy homemade fruit dip recipe is a great way to get kids to eat more fruit. It’s also just really delicious!
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Four Ingredient Easy Fruit Dip
Now, one thing to keep in mind is that this strawberry fruit dip is not going to be bright pink. I used organic strawberry jam and a strawberry yogurt with no artificial colors. Learning to eat normal colored food is one of the most important lessons kid should learn about food. Just because something is RED, doesn’t mean it tastes any better! Get kids used to eating real food that isn’t neon colored or full or artificial flavors!
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Easy Homemade Fruit Dip Recipe
Make sure you bring the cream cheese to room temperature before mixing. You will need either hand held beaters or a mixer to make this easy homemade fruit dip recipe. It takes only minutes to make and will stay fresh in the refrigerator for several days.
- 8 ounces cream cheese
- 6 ounce container strawberry yogurt
- 1/3 to 1/2 cup strawberry jam
- 3 to 4 TBSP powdered sugar (if desired)
- Place all ingredients in a mixing bowl
- Beat on medium speed until smooth
- Chill or use immediately
- Store in the fridge for up to 3 to 4 days
Serving Size:1/4 cup
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 185Total Fat: 10gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 30mgSodium: 103mgCarbohydrates: 22gFiber: 0gSugar: 20gProtein: 3g
Nutrition information not always accurate
Diane has a Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology with a Minor in Health Management and Policy. She spent many years working in cancer research, academics, and biotechnology. Concern over the growing incidence of human disease and the birth of her children led her to begin living a more natural life. She quickly realized that the information she was learning along the way could be beneficial to many others and started blogging as a way to share this knowledge with others. While passionate about health and the environment she can’t quite give up her favorite Cheetos and Diet Coke! Learn more about her HERE.