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sierrasun.com — That header does not infer we at Truckee-Donner Recreation & Park District are weird cookies. No siree. But we have invented some. Actually, we didn't invent these cookies, the kudos for this creation goes to Dr. Oz. Park & Rec has, however, improved on them, added some zip while still maintaining the cookies' healthy properties. And we have introduced them to our members, many of whom are in training for long hikes and climbs now that the weather has cooled off a bit.
sierrasun.com — Preparation: Toss cooled Orso with olive oil, lemon juice, mint and oregano. Add feta cheese and toss again. Now toss in olives, red peppers, tomatoes, both onions and cucumber. Let sit for about an hour for flavors to blend. Add salt and pepper and your store-bought dressing to taste. Chill in refrigerator for a couple of hours before serving.
sierrasun.com — Preparation: In a large bowl, dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Whisk unit blended and then cool a couple minutes. Stir in yogurt and lime juice with whisk. Gently fold in whipped topping with wooden spoon or rubber spatula. Refrigerate covered for at least two hours and/or freeze in a sealed Tupperware. When serving as ice cream, let stand for about five minutes before scooping or microwave desired portion for five seconds. Top with strawberries if desired or serve in a sparkling water or diet soda.