In the Northland, it's prime strawberry pickin' time.  Face it, we're always looking for new innovative ways to serve our old-time favorites.   Whether you purchase your strawberries, or go to the local self-pick strawberry farms to make memories with the family, this unique use of strawberries from Taste of Home is sure to please!


•2 cups vanilla yogurt

•1/2 cup orange juice

•2 pounds fresh strawberries, halved (8 cups)

•1/2 cup sugar

•Additional vanilla yogurt and fresh mint leaves, optional




•In a blender, combine the yogurt, orange juice, strawberries and sugar in batches; cover and process until blended. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Garnish with additional yogurt and mint leaves if desired. Yield: 6 servings.