Try Our Favorite Dips For National Chip & Dip Day

Try Our Favorite Dips For National Chip & Dip Day

 

Even though today isn’t a national holiday, National Chip & Dip day is something that can be enjoyed by all lovers of food. There is no greater combination than a crispy chip and a rich, flavorful dip. Chips and dips may be the most popular party appetizers to bring, primarily because both items are easy to obtain and require little effort, but also because they are both amazingly addicting in the best way.

 

Can you imagine a world without dips, or worse, a world without chips? There are so many different varieties of both chips and dips. There are potato, tortilla, corn, pretzel, and popcorn chips, among many other varieties. And new dips seem to pop up every other day! You can enjoy guacamole, salsa, hummus, almond butter, cashew butter, French onion dip, pesto, spinach artichoke dip, and many other tasty variations.

 

Dips have actually been around for hundreds of years, what with hummus dating back to the 13th century. Hummus, however, did not appear in America until after the Second World War. The potato chip, on the other hand, is a more recent food item that was invented in 1853. The harmonious marriage of chips and dips became popular in the 1950s.

 

Chip Fact: It takes 10,000 pounds of potatoes to make 3,500 pounds of potato chips.

 

Dip a chip in some dip or take a dip in a pool while dipping chips in various dips. Okay, that’s enough of that. Here are our favorite dip recipes to enjoy today! Pair them with your favorite chips or go the healthier route and use various vegetables!

 

Raw Sun-Dried Tomato Spread:

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Sun-dried tomatoes have a very distinct flavor that creates the perfect dip. Combine them with the signature flavor of garlic, freshness of basil, and the crisp bite of green onions and they taste even better.

Click here to make the recipe.

 

Guacamole With A Kick:

full-body-cleanse-approved-guacamole

Guacamole is one of the easiest dips to make, and it contains a bunch of essential nutrients that you need in your body. Try this recipe!

Click here to make the recipe.

 

Homemade Almond Butter:

homemade-almond-butter

Almond butter reigns supreme when it comes to nut butters. You get healthy doses of magnesium, protein, and it tastes awesome on almost anything. You can use it as a dip for fresh apples, or spread it on raw crackers for a midday snack.

Click here to make the recipe.

 

Pineapple Salsa:

pineapple-salsa

Pineapple is delicious by itself. In fact, it helps to improve your digestive system. The mixture of enzymes in pineapples help your body break down protein and absorb nutrients from the foods you eat.

Click here to make the recipe.

 

Sources:

http://www.nationaldaycalendar.com/national-chip-and-dip-day-march-23/

https://foodimentary.com/2017/03/23/march-23rd-is-national-chips-and-dip-day-the-potato-chip-was-first-invented-in-1853/

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