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Karoun Dairies award-winning, natural and lower-fat Mediterranean line of quality cheeses and yogurts are only made from cow’s milk free from growth hormones, BGH/rBST, are Real California Milk certified, and fit perfectly within the healthy dairy food group of the Mediterranean Diet.
Kefir Cheeses (Labne) are extremely versatile, and easy to incorporate into any meal or snack. Recently announced as one of the hottest new products of 2012 by Phil Lempert, the Supermarket Guru, Karoun’s Kefir Cheeses (Labne) are also now available in a low-fat version, Labne-Lite.
Non-Fat Yogurt there are a whopping 13 grams of protein per 8-ounce serving. This means one cup of non-fat yogurt contains the nutritional value of a glass of milk, a banana, and lean meat all rolled up into one!
Mediterranean cheeses and yogurts to your diet. The Labne makes fabulous dips and the honey yogurt is the best yogurt I've ever had!
Karoun Dairies Labne Vegetable Dip
16 oz. Karoun Dairies Lite-Kefir cheese (labne)
1 medium Persian cucumber
1 medium carrot or red bell pepper
1 T. fresh chopped parsley
1 T. fresh chopped chives
Salt/fresh ground pepper to taste
4 T. extra virgin olive oil
Toasted pita chips
Mix Karoun Dairies Lite-Kefir Cheese (Labne) with olive oil.
Dice cucumber and carrot (or bell pepper).
Mix Karoun Dairies Lite-Kefir Cheese (Labne), diced vegetables, and parsley together.
Sprinkle chives on top and serve with toasted pita chips.
Karoun Dairies Mediterranean Yogurt Dip
2 Tbsp. fresh chopped mint
1 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
1 Tbsp. minced garlic
Mix all the ingredients in a small bowl and season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve with pita chips or fresh vegetables.