labneh dip

What’s a great cheese sticks recipe without a dip to go with it?

Forget about store-bought dips!

With a few simple ingredients you can create this labneh dip and then all you have to do to wow the kids is serve  it in a fun way. If you are smart enough you can sneak in as many vegetables as you like, using them to add color or draw facial features.

Labneh in case you’re wondering is strained yogurt.In consistency and taste it is very close to sour cream only labneh has a fraction of the fat and calories.It is a great base for healthier dips

labneh dip chef in disguise

Labneh dip

  • ½ cup labneh
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon dried dill

Mix all the ingredients until homogenous

To make the lion

You’ll need:

Pitted olives for the eyes

Crackers and capsicum slices  for the mane