Easy Chicken Badami

August 30, 2016

Yogurt and almond butter.  In a chicken dish.  Bet you didn’t see that one coming! But it totally works. This month’s challenge through the Stonyfield Organic Clean Plate Club was to use their yogurt and Justin’s Nut Butter in a recipe. I’ve tried some of their different nut butters before and enjoy them, but was […]

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Red Lentil and Potato Cakes with Harissa Yogurt Sauce

September 29, 2015

I’m a bit proud of myself for making these.  Sure, making potato cakes isn’t that hard to do, so why am I making a big deal about it? Let’s just say my time has been otherwise occupied recently. Meet Baby N! He made his debut in August. I think he’s a pretty good reason! Somehow […]

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Tenderest Cardamom Pancakes

May 29, 2015

I’ve happily eaten yogurt for many years, but it has only been within the past few that I’ve transitioned from being merely a yogurt consumer to a yogurt user as well.  You see, it took me a while to appreciate how versatile yogurt is and how it can be used in so many different ways. […]

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Spicy Southwestern Yogurt Dip Trio

February 2, 2014

So apparently there’s going to be a big game on later today.  This is the first I’ve heard of it! 🙂 The only reason I pay any modicum of attention to the game is for the ads and I think you can even preview them before the game now, so what’s the point?  Oh right, […]

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Zucchini and Turkey Kofta with Garlic-Dill-Cucumber Yogurt Sauce

October 22, 2013

Confession — these flavor-packed meatballs and accompanying sauce are insanely addictive.  I had to stop myself from wolfing down the first test batch before Mr. Spice got home. In case you missed my Facebook posts recently, I’ve been experimenting a lot with zucchini lately.  To be honest, I’m usually not a big fan of it, […]

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White Cheddar Herb Blue Cornmeal Biscuits + Bob’s Red Mill Giveaway!

January 14, 2013

  Happy belated New Year! So you can see what a great start I’ve made for my resolution to post more in 2013!  One of my other resolutions was to become more physically active, so I’m still trying to figure out how to fit in blogging and working out in the same week! 🙂 I […]

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Southwestern Sweet Potato Balls with Yogurt Crema

November 11, 2012

Crispy panko-coated sweet potato balls bursting with the flavors of the Southwest and paired with a zesty yogurt crema sauce for dipping. I know it might be a bit early to be posting about Thanksgiving leftovers, but you may find yourselves making these well before Thanksgiving. I was trying to come up with an idea […]

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Sweet as Cherry Pie Beer Bread

October 30, 2012

**First things first — I hope my East Coast readers are safe and sound! I’ve been stalking Facebook all day for updates from friends and family to make sure everyone’s okay, and that includes you!** I’m going to tell you a secret. I hate beer and wine. Despite recent pictures posted to Facebook from our […]

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Easy Dijon-Dill Sauce

February 13, 2012

An easy, creamy sauce with Dijon mustard, nonfat Greek yogurt, and fresh dill that takes less than 5 minutes to whip up! Easy Dijon-Dill Sauce Ingredients 1/4 cup nonfat Greek yogurt (I use Fage 0%) 1-2 tsp. Dijon mustard 1/2 tsp. minced garlic 1/4 tsp white pepper 1-2 fresh dill sprigs Preparation 1.  Combine yogurt, […]

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Smoky Eggplant & Garlic Yogurt Dip

December 6, 2011

I fell in love when we were in Istanbul.  I loved the history, the culture, the language, the people, and the cuisine.  But most of all, I fell in love with a garlicky eggplant and yogurt dip I had our first night in Istanbul (more on that once I do our trip re-caps!).  I would […]

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