My toddler has only ate a palm size of macaroni and cheese and a few chicken nuggets and its 2 pm! I am stressed and feel bad that my darling growing boy is not getting all the antioxidants he needs to be at optimal health! What is a mamma to do? Be SNEAKY of course (wink)! A spoon full of dip makes the veggies go down (sing that to the Mary Poppins tune) effortlessly!  I love when I find new ways to increase produce intake for my family and I. My Vegetable Dill Dip is quick and simple with a few surprise ingredients!
Vegetable Dill Dip to increase vegetable intake.
I feel like I am failing my family at times when I am not helping them to eat healthfully. Especially as a Registered Dietitian, I understand the power of the antioxidants we get in ample produce intake! A hectic lifestyle can throw a wrench in my good intentions! We are seeing an obesity epidemic in the United States with children developing disease states that used to be uncommon for them such as Type 2 Diabetes. We as parents need to and CAN MODEL healthy lifestyle by what food choices we eat and what we serve them! Our youth will learn from our example. This is a strong “why” for choosing health! This Vegetable Dill Dip with Essential Oils will help you increase produce intake in your family and takes minutes to make.
Vegetable Dill Dip with Essential Oils
Dill Dip Ingredients:
  • 1 cup Sour Cream
  • 1 cup Mayo
  • 2 T Minced Onion
  • 1 tsp seasoning salt
  • 1 T parsley flakes
  • 2 Drops Dill oil

Directions

  • Mix all ingredients and refrigerate over night.
  • I chose to also add a drop of lemon oil and  1/2 tsp diced fresh dill

Dill Essential Oil Young Living

 

Uses and Benefits for Dill Essential Oil

  • Very aromatic and can be used to flavor many foods such as salmon, soups and pickles.
  • It may be beneficial in supporting healthy digestion.
  • It may help maintain a calm and healthy demeanor.
  • It may support healthy sleep cycles.
  • May benefit the maintenance of a healthy urinary tract.

To name a few.

Vegetable Dill Dip with Essential Oils

This dill essential oil is my surprise ingredient! Besides its many health benefits, click here for more on that, it has a yummy pickle aroma and flavor I so love to smell and taste. When you see your kiddos munching down more antioxidant rich produce with this vegetable dill dip with essential oils you will be thanking me!

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