Skewered Vegetables and Herb Yogurt Dip!

veg skewersStill on your New years Health kick? The trick to healthy food is making it taste good, not always an easy task right? Sometimes it requires thinking outside the box and keeping things basic. Just like regular ol veggies. How to do we actually make them taste good enough to want to keep eating them or making ourselves full on just crudite?? Try this recipe out if you want something healthy, flavorful, quick, easy, and want to change it up a bit. The herb yogurt can be added as spreads on sandwiches and burgers, dip crackers or pretzels, even toddlers can’t resist it. I had to take the bowl away a couple of times from my son after he continued to stuff spoonfuls into his mouth, and then lick is hands clean! 🙂

Veggies:

  • Baby Portobellas
  • cauliflower
  • Carrots
  • Onions
  • Zucchini
  • Peppers
  • Anything other veggies your heart desires
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • Sea Salt
  • Fresh Ground Pepper
  • Herbs de Provence or any dried herbs that tickle your fancy

Slice vegetables thickly and place them on skewers, alternating different ones so each one has a variety. Drizzle olive oil. Place on a tray and sprinkle with salt, pepper, and herbs. Place on grill on high heat for 10-12 minutes. Remember to check on them occasionally so they don’t burn.

Herb Yogurt:

  •  1 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 3/4 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro
  • 1 lemon juiced
  • Sea salt
  • fresh ground pepper

In a food processor, add yogurt, herbs, salt, pepper, and lemon juice. Blend well. Place in a bowl and you’re ready to go! Enjoy!

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Kelly Roberts is a Healthy Living Advocate. She is the owner and CEO of Beach Pilates and Wellness and Farm Foodie Fitness. She is a Certified Holistic Health Coach and received her training from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition in New York City. Fueled by passion, she founded her holistic health practice, Farm Foodie Fitness. She educates and teaches her clients and the community the life changing benefits of nutrition and living a healthy lifestyle. Her practice consists of corporate and private clients from all across the country. Kelly is also the owner of Pilates on the Beach in Ocean City, Maryland and Bethany Beach, Delaware. She offers classes out on the beach for locals and visitors from May to September. She is a Certified Pilates instructor by world renowned Body Arts and Science International. BASI Pilates ®. For the past ten years, she has specialized in Pre and Post-Natal, athletes, rehabilitation, and clients with chronic illness. Kelly also offers private one-on-one sessions, as well as semi-private sessions. Kelly first discovered Pilates twelve years ago after a serious car accident left her with debilitating back and neck pain. She incorporates the Pilates method into her teaching and daily practice to maintain movement, a healthy lifestyle, and to live pain free. Kelly holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Salisbury University with a concentration in Mass Media. Her passion for nutrition and food lead her to Alissa Cohen, where she studied to become a Certified Raw Chef. She enjoys incorporating raw foods into her diet and sharing her knowledge with her clients, friends, and family. She offers private and group cooking classes, food demos, and has also been a private chef to a number of families. Also a Certified Master Gardener, she understands the importance of fresh, local foods, and knowing where your food comes from. Kelly offers gardening knowledge, advice, and hands on training through community gardens. She also teaches elementary children the benefits of nutrition and how growing your own food through edible school yards. Kelly is also a published author; her fiction novel, "The Road to Chianti" and her summer and winter cookbooks, "Farm Foodie Fitness Homegrown.” She has been featured in Mind Body Green, Charleston Home Magazine, and many other publications. Kelly recently released her first fitness DVD "Beach Pilates and Wellness, Pilates Mat Workout." She also has a successful health, nutrition, fitness, and organic gardening blog. Make sure to check it out! www.farmfoodieandfitness.com. When Kelly is not running businesses she's chasing her two little ones. Contact Kelly to book seminars, demonstrations, book signings, or speaking engagements.

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