Posts tagged "Yogurt"

Meatless Monday: Tzatziki

Meatless Monday: Tzatziki
Tzatziki is a Greek sauce made from strained yogurt and cucumbers.  Generally tzatziki is served with grilled meat, although I love it with vegetables, chickpeas and pita. My kids don’t drink milk and eat very little dairy.  Yogurt is the one dairy product that I encourage them to occasionally eat. According to Web MD: “Your... Read more »

Red, White and Blue Food

Red, White and Blue Food
The 4th of July, to me, always epitomizes summer. A hot day watching the parade, barbecuing and always wearing red, white and blue. Even more every year, I think it is worth taking a day to celebrate our independence, country and  troops. Today’s Meatless Monday features a patriotic dish. When it is really hot and... Read more »

Meatless Monday: Cold Cucumber Yogurt Soup

Today is the last night of Passover, and we still cannot eat bread and grains.  My chef sister-in-law, suggested a cold cucumber soup and mentioned how cleansing it is.  Below is the simple recipe. Cacik: Cold Yogurt Soup 2c plain yogurt1 clove garlic finely minced1 large cucumber, peeled seeded and shredded (box grater is fine-do over bowl to catch... Read more »
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