Tzatziki Time!

condiments recipe tzatziki Jan 11, 2019

I did a Facebook live the other day on how to make tzatziki and wanted to share the recipe in written form because it wouldn't be very nice of me to make you watch this whole video every time you had a hankering for some good tzatziki now would it?


1 1/2 cups plain Greek yogurt

1 medium cucumber

1 Tbs olive oil

2 teaspoon fresh lemon juice

2 tsp-1Tbs (your choice) fresh chopped dill

1/4 cup crumbled feta

Fresh ground pepper & a pinch of sea salt to taste

Put yogurt in a medium bowl.  Peal cucumber if desired (see video for my hang up with waxy cucumbers).  Cut  in half lengthwise and scoop out the seeds (or use an English or Hot House cucumber aka seedless).  Roughly chop and put in the food processor until fully broken down.  Place cucumber "pulp" (if you will) in a clean kitchen towel and wring out all of the water (do in two batches if necessary).  

Add cucumber, olive oil, lemon juice, dill, feta, salt and pepper to the...

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goals new year your word Jan 03, 2019

Blog by Amy:

It's a brand new year once again!  A clean slate, a fresh start, a new beginning, or maybe just another day.  No matter how you approach the new year, you have to admit there's something a little symbolic about starting out, day one (or day 6 if you're a late bloomer like me).

I'm a firm believer that anytime is a good time to start something that's good for you but the new year somehow seems especially motivating, a perfect time to set some goals.  In addition to setting new goals, I've become a fan of choosing a word for the new year.  Something of a mantra, or a reminder of what you want to feel or achieve or acquire in the year ahead.  My word for 2019 is FOCUS.  

As usual I'm not exactly bursting out of the gate (I'm grateful that I'm not sick at least) but let's be real.  This is an exhausting time of year.  Many of us are still recovering from weeks of shopping, wrapping, socializing, decorating, planning,...

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