The Best Creamy Ranch Dip Your Family Rave Will About

Dinner is ready……the main dish, the delicious sides, and the vegetable tray (all that time cutting). Then, you realize you don’t have any ranch dip to serve with your veggies. Make this easy creamy ranch dip and use it for vegetables, chips, and drizzle on a salad and the kids will eat their veggies….maybe!

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A fast and simple ranch dip you can mix together in less than two-minutes.

Creamy Ranch Dip
Creamy Ranch Dip

How do you make ranch dip from scratch?

With just a few ingredients (probably in your kitchen) you can make the best ranch dressing and dip!

Several times a week we made this ranch dip.

When making healthier choices with whole, healthier foods for our family, one part has been a dip or dressing we love.

Choosing natural foods is something I am conscious of.

I wanted a healthy and natural dip for my vegetables and for my salad. A ranch dip without sugar, preservatives, and it had to taste good!

Ranch Dip for Veggies

Dressings can have MSG (monosodium glutamate) which can cause headaches. Chemicals can cause me to have one. Also, corn syrup is in most dips and dressings.

When corn is in this state, it turns into a drug in your body causing several issues. and genetically modified organism (aka GMO) is also bad and corn is high on the GMO list.

Finding a dressing at the health food store, became difficult to find the flavor I wanted.

I’m not fond of a strong vinaigrette dressing. The ranch dressing never tasted good to me either, so I was in desperate need of finding something.

Easy Ranch Dip

When I first started making my own dip, I was using my homemade mayonnaise and my creamy homemade yogurt.

I have experimented with a few different recipes and created one for our family is fabulous!

Recently, I started using sour cream instead and we like it even better now!

These ingredients are so easy to pick up at the local store you’ll never buy store-bought ranch dip/dressing again.

We like this ranch dip recipe for chips too. We buy this brand of potato chips Cape Cod or Boulder when we have a Fun Friday Free Day. Boulder is healthier because they use olive oil. Cape Cod uses vegetable oil.

You will like this flavor and will never want another ranch dip again!

I mix all ingredients and add milk/buttermilk for a salad dressing. You could also make this with Greek yogurt or light sour cream. Regular sour cream has more fat and fewer carbohydrates.

More fat helps you stay full longer. Adding cream cheese for a different flavor might be exactly the taste you’re looking for.

Homemade Ranch Dressing

Making a creamy ranch dip/dressing is easy to add to your homemade condiments. Now, you’ll have a dip to add to your salad so dinner will be ready to serve and remember the kids to eat their raw veggies… Start making this today. Enjoy!

What is your favorite homemade dressing?

Creamy Ranch Dip/Dressing

Home4everFree Homestead
Total Time 2 mins


  • 2 cups sour cream
  • 2 Tablespoon chives
  • 1 Tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese (optional)
  • add desired amount of milk or buttermilk for a dressing


  • Mix all ingredients together. If dip is a little bland, just add more spices to desired taste. If it's too strong add more sour cream. Not all chives have tasted the same. Litehouse freeze-dried is flavorful!
  • Add desired amount of milk or buttermilk for a dressing


Optional ingredients to add-dill, parsley, or fresh green onion. These may add a good flavor. 

*Disclaimer: This is not intended to treat or diagnose. This is for informational purposes only and it is your responsibility to educate yourself. Please consult a physician for medical advice.

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