By: Melissa Lieser

There is no better snack than a plateful of fresh vegetables and a tasty dip.  Whether it’s for game day, for your kids when they come home from school, or something you pack and take with you to work – you really can’t go wrong.  It’s not perfect in the middle of the day.  It’s also a great appetizer or accompaniment  to a meal.  It’s such a healthful thing to put on your table, and it’s an incredibly easy to prepare.  Since my days have been especially hectic, and I haven’t had a lot of time to cook, this has been a great solution.  The other night my husband picked up some sliced ham on the way back from work and I took out all of the leftover fresh vegetables from the week.  I had buttermilk in the house, which makes a great base for dip.  The flavor in this dip is great, but if you like a dip that’s thick you should add a little sour cream.  And go easy on the garlic.  A little went a very long way. 


2/3 cup buttermilk 

2 Tbsp olive oil

1 Tbsp lemon juice

1 tsp Dijon mustard 

1/2 tsp salt

1/4 tsp pepper 

1/4 tsp minced garlic 

2 Tbsp snipped chives 

1 Tbsp chopped fresh thyme



Mix all ingredients together in a small bowl and let rest for an hour before serving.  S

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