Monday, August 27, 2012

Final Days Of Summer: Cold Sweet Summer Soup

The heat of summer is still upon us, but rest assured friends, fall is just around the corner. This week we are featuring our favorite recipes, jewels, and fashions to ring in the final days of summer. Today we are featuring a summer soup, that perfectly compliments warm days, as well as meatless monday! 

Cold Sweet Summer Soup-Koldskål:

20 fresh medjool dates
5 eggs 
4 cups of organic cultured milk
4 cups of organic thick cultured milk (like yogurt) 
1 tsp vanilla extract 
1 organic lemon, juice and zest
1 batch of fresh strawberries and rsapberries

Start by mashing your pitted dates with a fork until sticky. Beat the eggs and mix them with the date mash. Place the mixture in a blender and pulse and pulse a few times. Add milk, yogurt, vanilla and lemon and blend on high speed until light and frothy. Serve chilled in bowls with slices of strawberries and raspberries. 
(photo and recipe courtesy of Green Kitchen Stories)