Tuesday, June 23, 2009
Break a Leg Fruit Salad
Sorry, but Blue Plate Mondays is really Blue Plate Tuesdays Nearly Wednesday this week. I am droopy and so is the blog. It is hot here in Missouri. Hot! The temperature is 95 degrees F. today, and was that and more yesterday and the day before and will be that tomorrow and the next day and the next day. The heat index this afternoon is 103 degrees F. Now, some of you might be thinking this is no big deal and it is no big deal if you live someplace like where are I grew up, but Missouri is a different story. Did I mention our humidity is 75 percent? Well, then I should. The humidity is 75 percent and that is just plain uncomfortable by any measure. It may be hard to tell, but I do hesitate to whine; after all, I whined a good deal about being cold just a couple of months ago.
There is no explanation, really, to my feeling droopy and it is not likely related to the heat, but droopy I am. This week I am sharing a droopy fighting, easy recipe. My friend Cathy turned me onto this when she made it for us at the theatre to munch on backstage before performances.
Break a Leg Fruit Salad
Vanilla yogurt – large container
Clean and cut fruit into bite sized pieces and place in a shallow bowl. I like to use my oval, two-quart casserole dish. Spread vanilla yogurt over top of fruit and top with nugget cereal. Chill, dude. Serve.
This is a great breakfast treat as well as a hot afternoon pick me up. As the heat goes up the meals need to be lighter and since I do not have a summer kitchen out on the porch, not using the oven is a very good thing. Be brave and change up the fruit as seasons permit.
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