Photo credit: Laura G. Diaz
It's summertime. It's hot. Everyone's soaking in the pool or hanging out on the patio. It's always a delight to enjoy a good meal in glorious weather. The word “dip” also finds its way into the culinary world. For example, there are sauces, used as condiments that can be used as dips for vegetables and even fruit!
Introducing this summer's favorite dip for any fruit! It's sure to satisfy both adults and children alike. This recipe is a perfect blend of cream cheese, cashews, oats, and probiotics. A taste reminiscent of good old cheesecake. It's enough to make your taste buds go wild. Not to mention a delicious way for the whole family to enjoy the benefits of probiotics. The benefits of probiotics for digestive health are well known. In fact, each bottle of Bio-K+ Strawberry fermented dairy drinkable probiotic contains three exclusive, clinically proven strains with a minimum of 50 billion live and active beneficial bacteria. A tasty dip that's good for you and your gut!
INGREDIENTS (1¼ cups – SERVES 4)
250 g cream cheese
2 tbsp. maple syrup
¼ cup raw cashews (un-roasted and unsalted)
2 tbsp. old-fashioned rolled oats
½ tsp. ground cinnamon
1 large pinch of sea salt
Crumbled graham crackers, to taste
- In a small blender, blend all ingredients except topping until perfectly smooth. Pour into an airtight container and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
- Just before serving, pour into a bowl and garnish with crumbled graham crackers. Serve with fruit of your choice.