Nobody wants to think too much about diet and nutrition when they’re celebrating the holidays, but that doesn’t mean you can’t offer more healthful, lighter bites at parties. With recipes from the Soyfoods Council, it’s easy to provide lower fat, higher protein fare. The Soyfoods Council offers simply sensational ideas for dips, appetizers and holiday cookies on its website at www.thesoyfoodscouncil.com.
From cocktail parties to family open houses, you’ll appreciate the selection of convenient dip recipes, including the Tofu Dip Trio. Your guests can choose from Curry Dip made with soy cream cheese and curry powder; Roasted Bell Pepper Dip featuring silken tofu, roasted red bell peppers, tomato paste and kalamata olives; and Tofu Tomato Dip with silken tofu, sundried tomatoes, soymilk, Ranch Dressing mix, and seasonings.
Casual get-togethers with family and friends offer the perfect opportunity for serving cookies and hot chocolate soymilk with peppermint stick stirrers. Visit The Soyfoods Council website to download the free recipe brochure, “Cookies for Any Occasion.” The collection offers cookies with a more healthful profile, with recipes enhanced by ingredients like soy flour, soynuts, and soynut butter. Among the recipes are Easy Toffee Bars, Cinnamon Pecan Cookies, and Gluten-Free Refrigerator Cookies.
For more celebration-worthy recipes, visit The Soyfoods Council website at www.thesoyfoodscouncil.com. You’ll also find nutrition information about soyfoods.
The Soyfoods Council is a non-profit organization, created and funded by Iowa soybean farmers, providing a complete resource to increase awareness of soyfoods, educate and inform media, healthcare professionals, consumers and the retail and foodservice market about the many benefits of soyfoods. Iowa is the country’s number one grower of soybeans and is the Soyfoods Capital of the world.