Tzatziki

Ingredients:

1 english cucumber, cut into small dice

16 oz plain whole milk yogurt

2 tbsp fresh chopped or 1 tbsp dried dill, optional

Juice of ¼ of a lemon

1 clove garlic, crushed

Salt and pepper to taste

Method:

Mix all ingredients in a bowl.  That’s it. You’re done. Use this on chicken, lamb, in a pita sandwich, with grains, wherever you want a little healthy tang and crunch!

Quick Pickled Vegetables

Ingredients:

2 cups of preferred vegetables: red onion, radish, cucumber, fennel are all good choices, a mix or just one

½ cup white vinegar

1 cup water

1 tbsp sugar

1 tbsp salt

Method:

Cut your chosen vegetables into thin slices and place them into a bowl.  Place water, sugar and salt in a saucepan. Heat until sugar and salt are dissolved.  Add the vinegar and stir. Pour this pickling liquid over the vegetables and let it sit.  These will last in the refrigerator for 5 days to a week.

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