Quick and Easy “Light” Lemon Curd

imageWe LOVE lemon curd!  It’s so tangy, bright, and sweet-tart!  I love stirring it into plain Greek yogurt, whether store-bought or homemade. It would also be amazing slathered on some shortbread cookies or warm scones.  Years ago,  I stumbled on a non-traditional (but still delicious) recipe, and I’ve used it exclusively ever since.  As an added bonus,  because there’s no butter, it’s actually a little quicker/easier to make AND it’s lower in fat and calories.  Score!  I’ve made this on countless occasions, sometimes with Meyer lemons, regular lemons, key limes, or regular limes.  You can pretty much use any type of citrus, so take your pick!

Read on to get the full instructions.

-Viv

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Kale Salad with Beets, Avocado, and Orange

imageWe LOVE this salad!

I know kale is super trendy, but I don’t care. I love it.  This salad is delicious and good for you!  Plus, we’ve already made a couple indulgent food posts, so we’re overdue for a healthy recipe. I was inspired by my recent trip to Underwood Farms, which is where I got all the produce for this dish except for the kale.  I even picked the beets myself!

Click through to learn how to make this light meal that’s perfect for a summertime lunch. Bonus–or not, depending on how you look at things–it’s also (accidentally) vegan.

-Viv

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