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Blueberry Frozen Yogurt – Recipe of the Month from DFCI

Not only are blueberries a great source of vitamin C, K, and manganese, they are also known for being antioxidant powerhouses.
One of the many phytonutrients found in blueberries are anthocyanins, which give blueberries their intense blue color in addition to providing several health benefits. In cell studies, anthocyanins have been found to protect against some cancers, including breast, colon, stomach and prostate cancers. Research has shown that these phytonutrients play an important role in inhibiting inflammation, decreasing tumor growth, and counteracting oxidation.

Blueberry Frozen Yogurt
Ingredients:

2 cups of non-fat Greek yogurt
2 cups of fresh or frozen blueberries (or strawberries, blackberries or raspberries)
1/4 …

 

Yummy Yogurt

Soy yogurt from fatfreevegan.com
The latest trend in yogurt has been showing up everywhere over the past few years, from grocery stores to coffee shops, convenient stores and more. At first I was skeptical. The plain, sugar-free flavor of greek style yogurt was boring and bland compared to the fruity flavors of Yoplait‘s apple turnover and boston-cream-pie-delights that I was used to.
But soon enough, greek yogurt worked it’s way into my heart and is now one of my most desired snacks. Chobani is definitely my brand of choice.
Vanilla Chobani
The “fruit on the bottom” makes it all worthwhile with flavors like peach …

 

Acquiring a Taste for Yogurt

The other day I read an article on the rise in demand for Greek yogurt, one of the fastest-growing grocery items of 2010.  I was already aware of this fact because every time I opened the communal refrigerator at work, I would see a collection of All-Natural, Non-Fat Chobani and Total 2% Fage (pronounced fa-yeh) Greek yogurts.  However, none of the 6-ounce containers belonged to me.  In the past, I have tried the plain, pomegranate, and strawberry-banana flavors of Chobani, but have not acquired a taste for any of them.  Greek yogurt is too tart for my liking and I …

 

Grab that Sugar Pumpkin and make Kaddo Today!

The Helmand Restaurant in Cambridge,Massachusetts is a wonderful Afghan restaurant and it introduced me to one of my favorite dishes of all time Kaddo.  Even though it was listed as an appetizer, each time I would go in, I would have it as my main course.  I thought I was having something that was not only delicious but healthy for me as well after all Kaddo is roasted pumpkin with or without a meat sauce and a yogurt garlic mint sauce.
Up until this time, I had not made many dishes with pumpkin so when I did come across a recipe …