TIP OF THE DAY: Liberté Organic Yogurt

[1] From top clockwise: French Lavender, Washington Cherry and Philippine Coconut. [2] Close-up on coconut. Note the haiku under the top foil. [3] Lemon and strawberry; note the triangular containers (all photos courtesy Liberté).   We have long been enamored with Liberté yogurt, from the moment some 10 years ago that we plucked a few…
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RECIPES: It’s Cherry Time!

Fresh cherry season begins in May; but today is George Washington’s Birthday, a traditional occasion for cherry pie and other cherry recipes. We started the day with a Cherry Yogurt Parfait. Chobani, Dannon and Yoplait, among others, sell cherry-flavored yogurt; but one can easily make a more festive yogurt parfait. And we did! We prefer…
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FOOD FUN: Make Beet Yogurt For Your Valentine

Top: The secret ingredient is popped mustard seeds. Photo courtesy Samin Nosrat. Bottom: Serve either recipe with homemade pita wedges. Photo courtesy The Pioneer Woman.   Our supermarkets are filled with cooked, packaged, ready-to-eat beets brought in for Valentine’s Day. While we love fresh-roasted beets, they’re the most time-consuming root vegetables to prepare. We got…
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VALENTINE’S DAY: Fruit & Yogurt Or Smoked Salmon For Breakfast

Top: Yogurt and “Valentine fruit” for breakfast. Center: Smoked salmon for more sophisticated palates. Photos and recipes courtesy Siggi’s Dairy, producer of artisan yogurt. Bottom: “Valentine toast.” Photo courtesy SmellOfRosemary.Blogspot.com.   Following our recent article on chocolate pancakes for Valentine’s Day, one reader tweeted, “Got anything for health-conscious eaters that fits into the schedule of…
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What Is Kefir & Why You Should Drink It (Delicious & Very Healthy)

[1] Kefir as a midday snack or even a better-for-you dessert (photo © Viktorija | Fotolia). [2] Green Valley Organics makes lactose-free dairy products, including kefir, yogurt, sour cream and cream cheese. They’re a godsend to dairy lovers with lactose intolerance (photo by Elvira Kalviste | © THE NIBBLE). [3] If you’re sensitive to cow’s…
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