Karoun Dairies’ Natural Labne Is a Tasty and Healthy Way to Integrate Cheese Into Any Diet
TURLOCK, Calif., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ — Cheese lovers know the dilemma all too well – is it possible to cut back on their intake of fat, salt and cholesterol without giving up one of life’s great pleasures – rich, creamy, delicious cheese? Karoun Dairies (www.karouncheese.com), America’s leading producer of Mediterranean handmade cheeses and natural yogurts, invites consumers to explore a lighter and delicious Labne.
“Over the past several years there has been a great deal of interest in Mediterranean cuisine due to its well established health benefits,” says Rostom Baghdassarian, COO of Karoun Dairies. “The advantages of including antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables and high fiber pasta and rice in our diets are well known, yet Kefir cheese (Labne) is still one of the best kept secrets of the Mediterranean approach to healthy eating.”
Healthy Labne Dips and Spreads:
- Drizzle Karoun Labne with Extra Virgin Olive Oil, sprinkle with crusted hot red pepper and mint flakes to be used as a dip for pita chips or crackers.
- Mix Karoun Labne with shredded carrots, diced bell peppers and cucumbers for a refreshing fresh vegetable dip.
- Karoun Dairies Labne is also a healthy and tasty spread for morning bagels or toast, drizzled with honey.
Karoun’s Kefir Cheeses (Labne) are rich and satisfying when eaten alone, or with an appetizer or side dish. When used in recipes, it adds a smooth milky texture to marinades and a tangy creaminess to soups. Many foodies use them as a healthy substitute for cream cheese or sour cream.
All are made with the Kefir grain and contain probiotic live cultures which have been shown to contribute to digestive health and support the immune system with naturally occurring antioxidants. In addition to providing a significant source of calcium, Karoun Kefir Cheese (Labne) is gluten-free and contains absolutely no artificial additives.
About Karoun Dairies, Inc.: Founded in 1992, all Karoun cheeses are natural and handmade using only milk from cows that are free from growth hormones, BGH/rBST, and are Real California Milk certified. All Karoun’s yogurt products (yogurt, Kefir Cheese (Labne) and Sour Cream) are all natural, rBST-free and OU Kosher certified. Please visit www.karouncheese.com
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