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Healthy Kids Cook: Road Trip! Veggie Yogurt Dippers with Ellenos Yogurt

A farm-to-table adventure with PCC Chef Jackie Freeman

PCC Healthy Kids Cook

ParentMap and PCC Natural Markets have partnered to produce an exciting web series called Healthy Kids Cook, designed to encourage families to make a healthy habit of cooking fresh food together in the kitchen, and to help explore the farm-to-table journey of some of your favorite foods. 

In this episode, PCC Chef Jackie Freeman takes us on a field trip to beloved Ellenos Real Greek Yogurt at Pike Place Market. Then she and her young assistants head into the TasteMobile's kitchen to prepare a fast and delicious snack that will have kids gobbling down an array of fresh vegetables and protein-packed Greek yogurt.

Celery Yogurt Dippers PCC Natural Markets

Recipe: Veggie Yogurt Dippers

Packed in tiny canning jars, these easy, healthy and super-yummy snacks are easy to take on the go.

  • 3/4 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried dill
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh chives
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 6 tablespoons shredded carrots
  • 6 tablespoons diced cucumbers
  • Celery sticks, pita wedges or crackers, for dipping (optional)


Combine yogurt, garlic powder, dill, onion powder, chives, salt and pepper in a small bowl.

In a small ramekin, alternate layers of 1 tablespoon yogurt mixture, 1 ½ tablespoons carrots, 1 tablespoon yogurt mixture, 1 ½ tablespoons cucumbers and top with 1 tablespoon yogurt mixture. Serve with celery sticks, pita wedges or crackers for dipping.

Serves four. 

Recipe by Jackie Freeman, PCC Chef


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