Oyster & Anchovy Dip

Anchovies and oysters are super nutritious, but not everyone’s cup of tea.  This recipe with a cream cheese base is a great way to dip your toe in the water when it comes to these foods.  

Cream cheese provides the majority of the calories along with vitamin A and calcium.  Oysters and anchovies provide a super dose of vitamin B12, choline, copper, iron magnesium, phosphorus, selenium and zinc.

This recipe makes enough for one, but you can increase once you decide you like it and want to wow your guests.  


One serve provides 43 calories, 2 g protein, 3 g fat, 1 g of net carbs and P:E = 0.4.


The Cronometer screengrab below shows the nutrients provided by 2000 calories of this recipe relative to the Optimal Nutrient Intakes.  



  • 85 g oysters, tinned
  • 2 anchovies
  • 50 g cream cheese 
  • Half a lemon juiced
  • Black pepper 


  • Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. 
  • Serve on your favourite crackers or dip some sliced veggies.

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