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June 3, 2022

Strawberry Cheesecake Dip

by Chelsea Hawkins, MPH, MCHES, RDN, LDN, CDCES

This easy to make dip helps satisfy the sweet tooth while incorporating ingredients that provide more protein. This nutrient dense dessert tastes like cheesecake that can be paired with other fruits and easily changed to whatever flavor you are craving.

Prep Time:

10 minutes


8 servings


1 cup non-fat Greek yogurt
4 ounces 1/3 less fat cream cheese, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
½ teaspoon lemon zest
2 tablespoons sugar
¼ cup strawberry preserves
Strawberries or graham crackers, for serving


  1. In a medium bowl, using a hand mixer, beat the cream cheese with the yogurt, vanilla, lemon zest, and sugar until combined and is smooth.
  2. Refrigerate until ready to eat.
  3. Transfer to a serving bowl and gently swirl in the preserves.
  4. Serve with strawberries, graham crackers or fruit of choice (optional).

Nutrition Information:

Serving Size: 1/8 of recipe
Calories: 79, Fat: 2.4g, Protein: 4.5g, Carbohydrates: 10.2g, Fiber: 0g, Sodium: 66mg
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