Whether it’s game-day or a holiday, dips are a staple. But many typical go-to recipes contain ingredients you know aren’t good for your body. Dairy tops this list. Think of all the cheesy bean dips, or 7-layer dips stacked with cheddar (or worse, processed fake cheese, like Velveeta). We come full of solutions! No matter which phase of the 131 Method you’re in, we’ve got your back. With hundreds and hundreds of recipes in our online program, we cover all the bases. Vegan=check! Keto=check! Vegan-keto=Check, check! We also provide some really cool “Carb Charge” and “Lean Green Recipes” for phase 3, which we call, Renew. This Vegan Buffalo Dip Recipe falls into our Carb Charge category. That’s a time when your weight loss meal plan involves…CARBS! Yep- carbs can lead to weight loss if you cycle them correctly.
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Benefits of Sweet Potato
So, what makes this recipe unique? Well, aside from looking, tasting and dipping just like cheese without any melted dairy, it uses a healthy carb source: sweet potatoes. These glorious orange tubers (meaning under ground-grown veggies) provide a ton of health benefits.
Sweet potatoes are a great source of fiber, vitamins, and minerals.
One cup (200 grams) of baked sweet potato with skin provides (1):
- Calories: 180
- Carbs: 41.4 grams
- Protein: 4 grams
- Fat: 0.3 grams
- Fiber: 6.6 grams
- Vitamin A: 769% of the Daily Value (DV)
- Vitamin C: 65% of the DV
- Manganese: 50% of the DV
- Vitamin B6: 29% of the DV
- Potassium: 27% of the DV
- Pantothenic acid: 18% of the DV
- Copper: 16% of the DV
- Niacin: 15% of the DV
Rich in antioxidants, these bright beauties protect your body from free radicals! Plus, they’re delicious and versatile!
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Buffalo DipPrint Recipe
- 1 medium sweet potato
- ⅓ cup canned coconut milk
- 3½ tablespoons hot sauce (such as Cholula) or wing sauce
- 3 tablespoons nutritional yeast
- 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
- 1 teaspoon sea salt
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon lemon juice
- Wash sweet potato. Poke with several holes. Wrap in a damp paper towel. Microwave for 7-8 minutes, or until soft. Alternatively, you can wrap in tin foil and bake at 400°F for 45 minutes.
- Scoop out the warm flesh into a blender and add remaining ingredients. Process for 30 seconds, or until smooth. Reheat, if needed.
- Top with blue cheese, if desired.
- Serve with chicken cubes, organic chips, celery or cut vegetables.
Calories: 126 | Protein: 3g | Fat: 7g | Carbs: 13g | Fiber: 2g | Net Carbs: 11g