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Potato Salad with Dill Chive Yogurt Dressing {Mariano’s Grocery Store Chicago}

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Today in celebration of the 4th of July I am talking about my families holiday traditions and this Potato Salad with Dill Chive Yogurt Dressing with the help of my favorite local grocery store Mariano’s Grocery Store Chicago.

Potato Salad with Dill Chive Yogurt Dressing

When I was in high school, a senior to be exact, my dad got relocated to Chicago, Illinios.  We were living in Kalamazoo, Michigan at the time and of course, being that it was my last year of high school, I was devastated at the thought of moving and not being with my best friends the last year of high school. Long story short my parents were so trusting in me that they let me live with my best friend and her mom to finish out my senior year.  Those are pretty wonderful parents, right? I am forever grateful to them for that.

This story leads me to the point that ever since they moved my senior year I have lived away from my family.  Soon after high school I decided to attend the University of Illinois.  You might be thinking “oh well now she is close to Chicago and her parents!” Well my dad got transferred again, back to Cleveland, Ohio where most of my family lives.  Almost 15 years after moving out of their house to live on my own I am still in Chicago, living far away from all of my family.  Holidays, like the 4th of July, are extra special for me because most of the time it means I get to go home to Ohio and see my family.

Potato Salad with Dill Chive Yogurt Dressing

I come from a pretty big family on both sides and our get togethers are always fun, loud and full of good food. Most years my dad’s side of the family celebrates the 4th of July weekend by going to my grandma and grandpa’s cabin on Lake Erie.  It is a perfect day filled with delicious summer BBQ food (like this Potato Salad with Dill Chive Yogurt Dressing), jet skiing on Lake Erie, fireworks and spending quality time together.  Going to my grandma and grandpa’s cabin is extra special for me.  My grandpa passed away a number of years ago but going to the cabin always reminds me of him and his passion for things like fishing, boating and his family. He was such a loving husband, dad and grandpa and when we are at the cabin I take a moment to remember him and all of the things he taught me and my family.

Potato Salad with Dill Chive Yogurt Dressing

Hopefully your holidays are a time to gather with family and friends and reflect on those in your life that you love.  Since we all know that family get togethers involve picnic food I thought I would share a healthy version of a potato salad. With the help of my one of my favorite local grocery stores Mariano’s I created this potato salad using red potatoes and a dressing that mixes Greek yogurt and a small amount of light sour cream and mustard along with fresh herbs.

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Enjoy!

Julia

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Amy Basso

Tuesday 19th of May 2015

I love using greek yogurt in place of mayo! Thanks for this great idea!

Julia

Tuesday 1st of July 2014

I absolutely love 4th of July with family. It's so nice to get together with my grandparents, aunts and uncles and cook up all sorts of food while telling stories. This potato salad sounds absolutely perfect! I love dill, chives, and yogurt and imagine this dish would go over really well with my family! :D

Julia

Tuesday 1st of July 2014

Thanks Julia! I agree--I love the 4th with family too. You would really like this potato salad-full of fresh herbs from the garden are my favorite part.

Jocelyn (Grandbaby Cakes)

Tuesday 1st of July 2014

Who doesn't love Marianos? Great recipe too!

Julia

Tuesday 1st of July 2014

I know, right? Such a great grocery store!