Sourdough is a delightful twist on your traditional bread, but creating and maintaining a sourdough starter can be a headache for many home bakers. Heck, I'm a culinary school graduate who spent plenty of time studying how to perfect sourdough starters, and I still don't jump ...more
You probably don't give much thought to buying yogurt in the store. You have your favorite brand, or maybe you like trying new varieties each week; either way, you just grab it and go. It is easy to take yogurt for granted, but this delicious dairy product has a long and stor ...more
Greek yogurt has always been in my regular snack rotation. Packed with more protein than plain yogurt, it fills me up and stabilizes my energy with its low levels of carbohydrates and sugar. I have always tended to go the sweeter route, adding berries, honey, and coconut flak ...more
Many regions in India have their own style of cooking kadhi, a yogurt based curry (or soup). Punjabi kadhi is easily recognizable because it has pakodas, fried dumplings made of chickpea flour. Punjabi Kadhi can be enjoyed with plain white rice or chapati. Try this tangy and d ...more
Frozen yogurt is delicious but it can be expensive to buy. Luckily in this how-to video we show you how to make frozen yogurt at home. You don't need a fancy ice cream maker for his recipe. Grab your favorite yogurt, a plastic bag, and your favorite toppings. Chill the yogurt ...more
Yogurt is more than an excellent source of protein, calcium, and gut-healthy probiotic bacteria. A protein isolated from probiotic lactobacillus bacteria in yogurt is capable of inhibiting drug-resistant bacteria. Rachelle Allen-McFarlane, a doctoral candidate at Howard Unive ...more
Homemade yogurt is so simple to make that you’ll wonder why you haven’t made it before. Watch this how-to video and try this recipe. You will agree that Indian style homemade yogurt has a delicious flavor that is very different from store bought ones, not to mention how much c ...more
Do you have an excess of empty yogurt containers? Do you also happen to have a green thumb? Put two and two together to make a DIY self-irrigating planter for your next tomato plant, herb garden or whatever green growing thing suits your fancy. Unlike the standard method wher ...more
Single-serve yogurt cartons are so much fun. They're delicious, convenient, and the perfect size; no wonder it's so fun to open a new container of yogurt every morning. Yet as awesome as single-serve yogurt cartons are, there's something you really need to do: stop buying them ...more
Making yogurt at home doesn't sound like an easy task at first. We initially saw it as detailed, hands-on, and precise—a process that required special equipment, specialized (and expensive) live-culture bacteria, and loads of yogurt knowledge. But, lo and behold, we discovere ...more
Tzatziki sauce is a perfect accompaniment to grilled meats and vegetables. Watch this how to video to learn how to make the classic tzatziki sauce using think Greek-style yogurt and cucumbers. Tzatziki sauce ingredients: 2 cups greek yogurt 2 cucumbers, peeled, seeded and dic ...more
Want to clean your face using fresh, natural ingredients? Make a yogurt facial skin cleansing mask. You will need: one teaspoon yogurt and one teaspoon lemon juice. Watch this video skin care tutorial and learn how to make a lemon and yougurt skin cleansing mask to give yourse ...more
What we absolutely adore about Indian food is that rather than pouring in tons of oil, butter, and Crisco to add flavor to their foods (like most American dishes), they season their food with - gasp! - actually seasonings. Cumin, coriander, red pepper flakes and many more spic ...more
Oh, how we love pesto. And all pasta, in fact. All those delicious carbs combined with creamy, oil-drenched sauces make our tongues water and our bellies happy. But if you're on a diet like us and are looking to lose weight, pasta generally gets put on the "not a chance in hel ...more
What can you do with a cucumber, yogurt, oats and honey? You can make a facial mask which keeps your skin moistened and protected during the summer months. You will need: small cucumber1/2 C yogurt2 tablespoons oats1 tablespoon honeyfood processor or blender Peel and deseed c ...more
Raw food can do wonders for your health. In this how to video our host shows you how to make a healthy raw non-dairy yogurt with almonds and coconut. Make a probiotic rich yogurt, it is very simple to make.
Are you looking for healthy food options? In this video cooking tutorial, we'll show you how to make yogurt at home. Watch and learn how to pick out a good yogurt maker.
A raspberry yogurt kuchen is a German type of cake that is a healthier alternative to a lot of the junk food out there. This dessert is incredibly delicious. Kuchen is a cheesecake like dessert that is very simple to make and smells so good while it bakes you will make your ne ...more
Like chicken soup, kadhi makes a wonderful hot soup when it’s cold outside or if you are under the weather. See how to make Gujarati kadhi - an Indian yogurt soup.
Tzatziki sauce is the Greek spread for pita bread that's absolutely irresistible. It's also used as an appetizer, and it's super simple to make in your own kitchen. Anytime you go to a Greek restaurant, you're going to experience this Greek sauce. Tzatziki is so wonderfully l ...more
When starting seeds you can take an overly complicated approach or keep it simple. Watch this how to video and learn easy it is to grow your own food by learning how start your own seeds. Use organic starting mix, yogurt cups, and your favorite seed to get your garden going.
Yogurt makes a healthy and delicious addition to dips, sauces and soups, but sometimes it can make a recipe taste watery. The solution is to drain the yogurt in a sieve lined with cheesecloth or a clean, lint-free dish towel in the refrigerator overnight until the yogurt becom ...more
Laban bi Khyar is a wonderful Mediterranean side dish or salad that goes great with sandwiches, rice or can be served during the summer days to cool down. This dish can also be referred to as Tzatziki sauce in Greece if you replace the mint with dill. It can be served with Gyr ...more
This naan is much better than any restaurant you have ever been too. Watch this how to video to see how its done. Naan can be eaten with just about anything. Serve as an appetizer with curries or soups. To make the naan you will need: Yeast White bread flower Oil Low fat yogu ...more
Tangy Greek-style yogurt sauce goes great with potato dishes, salads, and wraps. Watch how to make this quick and tasty recipe. You will need plain yogurt, mint leaves, garlic cloves, mayonnaise, red wine vinegar, salt, pepper and a blender.
In this video, Kevin and Annmarie Gianni show us how to make almond yogurt. The raw almonds need to be blanched first to remove any bacteria. This is done by pouring boiling water over them for a few seconds. To make the almond milk, put the almonds into the blender and add wa ...more
This recipe for potatoes in a creamy yogurt sauce is just perfect for those times when you haven’t had a chance to get to the grocery store for fresh vegetables. The hardest part out of the entire recipe is boiling the potatoes. With the red of the tomatoes in the gravy and th ...more
In this two-part tutorial, join Natasha on her raw food weight loss journey. In this episode learn how to open a coconut, make coconut water kefir & coconut yogurt... perfect for your raw food diet or just a healthy treat! Part 1 of 2 - How to Make coconut water kefir & coconu ...more
Luci Lock explains how to make delicious flavored yogurt using plain Greek yogurt and naturally flavored strawberry jam.
Is all that sunbathing you did as a college freshman finally catching up with you? Around your 30s and 40s all the sun damage you have accumulated over your lifetime finally starts taking its toll, resulting in a sudden influx of fine and deep lines, sagging skin, and mottled ...more
Luci Lock shows you how to make a simple and delicious strawberry drinking yogurt using raw kefir and a whey protein mix.
Watch as Manjula shows you how to prepare a delicious potato curry with yogurt gravy. For this recipe you will need: 2 large boiled potatoes 2 tablespoons oil 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds pinch of hing (asafoetida) 2 teaspoons gram flour or all purpose 1 bay leaf 4 tablespoons yo ...more
In this tutorial, learn how to make a yogurt spread that is popular in the Middle East and Mediterranean called Labneh. Labneh is cheap and easy to make and is similar to cream cheese. You can spread this strained yogurt on lots of things such as pita or bread for a little ext ...more
Yogurt has a variety of uses, some of which you may be unfamiliar with. For just $60 a cup you can whip up a (rather tasty) yogurt mask that combats acne as well as acne scarring. Yogurt contains lactic acid, which dissolves the top layer of skin to remove dead debris. There ...more
In this video, the instructor shows us how to make a facial mask using yogurt, oatmeal and honey. First, take 1/2 cup of plain yogurt with 1/4 cup of plain honey (you can microwave honey if it's not soft enough). In a food processor, take a packet of oatmeal and crush it up. W ...more
This tutorial baking video will teach you how to make your very own blueberry yogurt cheese cake. This is a great summertime treat! The blueberries really compliment the cheesecake.
How to make a home-made moisturizing face-pack with yogurt:Chanelbluesatin shows us how to make a simple moisturizing face-pack with yogurt. All you need is plain yogurt, a tea-spoon, some honey and a few drops of lemon juice. Now let’s start off. Take a one or two tea-spoon o ...more
Did you know that people who live in the Mediterranean - including Greece - are reputed to have the longest life spans of anyone on earth? Is genetics involved? Probably. But we're thinking it also has something to do with their diet, which is composed mostly of whole grains, ...more
Spinach raita is yet another tasty way to prepare the ever popular green vegetable. Spinach is a rich source of vitamin A, vitamin C, tocopherol, vitamin E, vitamin K and magnesium. It also contains several vital antioxidantS and folic acid. Watch this How-to video and try thi ...more
These popular salads are tasty, easy to make, and a favorite for kids big and small. Try this iceberg lettuce recipe that cuts down on fat and cholesterol, but not flavor. Don't forget the yogurt and blue cheese dressing.
Yogurt rice (also called curd rice) is an all time favorite comfort food and a wonderfully soothing end to a spicy Indian meal. See how to make yogurt rice and get rid of all those rice leftovers in the fridge!
This video origami tutorial shows how to branch out with material. Don't throw that yogurt lid into the trash, fold it into a fighter plane. Watch this instructional video and learn how to fold a metal yogurt lid into an origami plane.
Food Network's Dave Lieberman teaches you how to make his concert kabobs. Very delicious and simple to make, watch the video and learn how to make these kabobs and cucumber and dill sauce.
Chef Leslie Mackie demonstrates how to make berry yogurt tart - a delectable yogurt and mixed berry filling completes this basic tart. They start with eggs and sugar and then add vanilla, almonds, and berries to make this tart. Make a berry yogurt tart. Click through to watch ...more
This tutorial video will teach you to make cheese out of yogurt. This is based off a middle eastern dish known as Labeneh.
This simple chutney (or Raita for some) is a dish that is packed with flavor, texture and color and and many more pleasant surprises along the way. A perfect compliment to tomato rice, khichadi, any pulao or for that matter any rice dish. Enjoy the crunch in your food! Watch t ...more
Creativity Prompt demonstrates how to turn a yogurt container into a mini-album. First, measure the lid's diameter. Then, cut a corresponding circle from your patterned paper. Use Mod Podge to adhere the paper circle to the lid and seal it with another layer of adhesive. Next, ...more
Usually you dip fruit into dips, but did you know that you can use fruit to make dips as well? That's right, you can dip your favorite pinapple and mango slices into pineapple and mango dip if you want (sounds redundant, but hear us out here). In this tutorial, you'll learn h ...more
Yogurt is not a difficult thing to make in your own home kitchen! You don't even need a fancy yogurt maker! All you need is some whole millk and yogurt starter, plus some mason jars, an instant read thermometer and an insulated styrofoam cooler. Make your own creamy and delici ...more
In this tutorial, learn how to make Mediterranean yogurt - Greek, Turkish, Middle Eastern - whatever you want to call it! This yogurt is fantastic and healthy and really easy to make at home. You can use Greek yogurt for tons of things like breakfasts, desserts as well as an i ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a yogurt honey facial mask. You will need: 1/2 cup plain yogurt, 1/4 cup honey, and a cut up vitamin E capsule. First, place your honey and yogurt into a bowl and mix together. Then, add in your vitamin E capsule and combine until everyth ...more
Forget about beef and chicken! Try grilling some lamb, but not just any old lamb—try this video recipe for delicious grilled and spicy lamb meatballs with a yogurt dressing. You won't believe how good this lamb meatballs are. Juicy lamb meatballs are the perfect snack to shar ...more
In this video you will learn how to make this quick and easy yogurt paste called raita. There are many variations so get creative with this great Indian staple.
In this tutorial, Alex Guarnaschelli from the Food Network shows you how to cook a very unique chicken. This easy recipe is marinated overnight in yogurt and fresh ginger and then thrown on the grill for a fantastic flavor. Enjoy this healthy dinner with your family anytime.
Brochettes are usually the skewers that you use to barbecue, grill or roast chunks of delicious meat, but its become its own dish know, as is the case with this recipe for lamb brochettes. And what goes great with lamb meat? Yogurt. Curry, coriander, cumin, cilantro and marjo ...more
Greek yogurt just sounds like a fancy version of regular yogurt, but it's so much more than that if you're trying to lose weight. Greek yogurt has twice to three times the amount of protein of regular yogurt, which means you'll stay satisfied and full longer. It's also thicker ...more
In order to make Homemade Strawberry Frozen Yogurt, you will need the following ingredients: fresh cream, 500 cc of sugar, fresh strawberries, 1 tablespoon orange liqueur, and 500 grams of plain yogurt. Begin by whipping a pint of fresh cream with beaters. Add 500 cc of a cup ...more
Homemade ice cream is so good and you can make it with just a few ingredients and no special equipment. Most cookbooks and magazine recipes expect you to have an ice cream maker at home, but you can imitate the churning effect of an ice cream maker by shaking or tossing around ...more
Mouth burning with pain from eating too much hot sauce or some seriously "spicy" food? Well, ignore your first instinct and steer clear of that cup of cold water — it won't help. Instead, reach for a glass of milk, a lemon slice, a spoonful of sugar, or some starchy bread to d ...more
You don't always plan on getting drunk, it usually just sort of happens, right? You finish one beer, move on to the next, and all of a sudden you're a six-pack in and feelin' it. And when you're drinking in places you're not supposed to, it can get ugly. You get sloppy and st ...more