How to Make Homemade Greek Yogurt

I have finally, finally, finally made my own Greek yogurt!  One of my co-workers, who I miss dearly on my team, gave me this recipe awhile ago and I finally got around to making it.  I am going to make this all the time!  It is so easy and a much cheaper option.

Despite my paranoid attempt to get everything exactly correct (timing, temperatures, etc), I now realize that I was over-thinking everything.  It is so simple!  All you do is heat the milk, let it cool, add starter, let it sit overnight, strain, and voila.  It's just one big waiting game.

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Green’s Sweet and Spicy Kale Salad

I discovered Green Vegetarian Cuisine in San Antonio just a few weeks ago and I wish I knew about it earlier.  It is the only vegetarian and kosher restaurant in the area.  A lot of their food options are clean, high in fiber, high in protein and with loads of veggies.  I love it.  Not only is their food healthy, but they are eco-friendly with their energy efficient building, recycling bins and biodegradable packaging.  I highly recommend making a stop here!  Here are my favorites:
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Walnut Sweet Potato Salad

Happy February!  Did you know that February is National Sweet Potato Month? (and also Fiber Focus month… just sayin')

I could go on about these guys, I loooove sweet potatoes.  Whether roasted, mashed, baked… I'll take 'em!  They are a great source of carbohydrates and they are deliciouseven better than regular taters in my opinion.  One of my other posts on sweet potatoes discusses the health benefits, but here is a little refresher: 

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