Simple Cream of Celery Soup
Cold Cucumber Soup
2 large cucumbers
½ cup shopped green onion
½ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon dried dill weed (or fresh equivalent)
1 16 oz container plain Greek yogurt
1. Cut cucumbers in half lengthwise. Remove seeds. Cut into 1 inch pieces.
2. Place cucumbers and remaining ingredients in blend or food processor. Blend on high speed until well blended.
3. Refrigerate at least 1 hour until well chilled.
4. Serve. Garnish with fresh dill weed or radish slices if desired.
Maple Yogurt Sauce
Three simple ingredients come together to make this easy Maple Greek Yogurt Sauce. It's the perfect creamy and sweet dip or sauce for all your favorite summer fruits and berries. Probably tasty with cinnamon apple chips too!
1. Mix ingredients in a bowl.
2. Serve as a sauce or a dip
3. Add granola or nuts if you want a little crunch.
8 ounces plain whole milk Greek yogurt, room temperature
¾ cup confectioner’s sugar
2 tablespoons finely grated lemon zest
2½ cups heavy cream, chilled
1 cup lemon curd, divided
16 graham crackers, divided
1½ cups blueberry jam or all fruit spread
½ cup fresh blueberries, plus 1 cup for serving
ADVANCE PREPARATION: The cake can be made and remain frozen for two days prior to serving.
2 heaping cups frozen blueberries
1 cup vanilla Greek yogurt
2 tablespoons lime juice
1 cup milk
¼ teaspoon salt
1½ tablespoon maple syrup
6 ice cubes
Sprig of mint
Slice of peach
Place all the ingredients in a blender or processor. Process or puree until smooth. Spoon into glasses. Garnish and serve.
July 10th, 2019
Chilled Cucumber Dill Soup
4 medium to large cucumbers, coarsely chopped
1 cup plain yogurt
1 clove garlic, pressed
1½ teaspoons fresh lemon juice
1 scallion, diced
1 tablespoon fresh dill, shredded, plus 4 fronds for garnish
1 tablespoon good green olive oil
Salt and white pepper to taste
Optional: 4 tablespoons crumbled feta cheese
¼ cup croutons
Blueberry Coconut Lassi
1 cup blueberries, washed and picked over, plus 2 tablespoons
1 cup plain Greek yogurt, plus 1 tablespoon
¼ cup lite coconut milk
1½ teaspoons honey
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
½ teaspoon sugar
NOTE: Regular milk can be substituted for the coconut milk.
CREAM OF BEET
Makes approximately 2 cups
8 oz. steamed or roasted beets
6 oz. plain non-fat Greek yogurt
2-3 tablespoons good green olive oil
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
1 clove of garlic, pressed or finely minced
½ oz broken walnuts
Salt & freshly ground pepper to taste
Variation: Substitute ¼ cup shredded mint and 3 tablespoons of minced chives for the garlic and nuts. Stir the herbs in after all the processing/blending has been completed.
2 teaspoons fresh oregano leaves, crushed/bruised
1 teaspoons fresh thyme, crushed/bruised
2 teaspoons ground cumin
½ teaspoons ground cinnamon
4 to 6 cloves garlic, smashed
2 teaspoons kosher salt, plus more to taste
Freshly ground pepper, to taste
½ cup olive oil
2 cups red wine
3 lb. pork shoulder, cut into 1½" cubes
6 skewers (see note)
4 scallions, thinly sliced on the diagonal
1 cup flat-leaf parsley leaves, roughly chopped
1 medium zucchini,
1½ cups plain, non-fat yogurt
½ cup chopped fresh mint leaves
2 tablespoons sesame oil
1 large garlic clove, pressed or minced
Kosher salt, to taste
4 pita breads, warmed
3 cups basmati rice, ready and hot when kabobs are done
Sauce may be prepared in advance and refrigerated for up to a week.
If using wooden skewers, remember to soak them thoroughly in water before using.
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