Chive Blossom Yogurt Cheese
I love the pretty purple flowers on chives this time of year and love finding new ways to use them during the short time they bloom. They add special touches to dips, spreads, salads, potatoes, etc. Combining chives and a soft fresh cheese is a natural combination and is a perfect sandwich spread to top with cucumber, tomato, avocado, roasted vegetables, sprouts, etc.
A perfect cheese to highlight the Chive flowers is Yogurt Cheese. It is so easy to make. This simple, light cheese is very versatile and can be used in place of butter, margarine, cream cheese, etc. Yogurt cheese is low in fat, has many nutrients and also has the gut friendly beneficial bacteria.
To make yogurt cheese you will need plain yogurt, a sieve, cheese cloth and time. Line a sieve with a few layers of cheese cloth and place it over…
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