3 Ways to Make Plain Yogurt Delicious

Are you looking for ways to make eating healthy more delicious?  Try using plain yogurt in your daily routine.  Yogurt is a great base for many dishes.  It blends well with sweet fruits but can also be used as a savory topping for meat or fish.

Here are our top 3 ways to Make Plain Yogurt Delicious!

  1.  Freeze it!

We love popsicles.You can easily whip up this recipe and enjoy a cool treat later.It also serves as a low-calorie dessert or a healthy snack.Children love these pops too.

 

Recipe for Frozen Strawberry Pops

          1 cup chopped or frozen strawberries

 2 cups low fat or fat free greek yogurt

Gently mash fruit.  Fold fruit into the yogurt.  Fill ice-pop molds and freeze until firm, about 5-6 hours.  Store for up to 3 days.

 

  1. Make a Smoothie!

Filling and delicious, smoothies are all the rage for those who like to eat healthy.  It is a delicious way to get lots of energy and they are filling.   We love a Raspberry and Chocolate Smoothie.  They are very easy to make.

Recipe for Raspberry/Chocolate Smoothies:

   Place the following ingredients in your blender or smoothie maker.  Mix well. 

         ¼ cups ice cubes

         1 cup raspberries

         1 scoop Chocolate flavored Protein Powder

         1 cup Fat Free Greet Yogurt

         ¼ cup Almond Milk or Skim Milk

        1 Tbsp honey

 

  1.  Make a Light Cheese Spread

A great appetizer is to enjoy this creamy dip with crackers or crudité.  This one features garlic and herbs and is very creamy.  Drain the yogurt to give your dip a thicker consistency. 

Recipe for Creamy Garlic Herb Dip:

        1 Qt Yogurt, Drained

        3 Tbsp finely chopped fresh chives

        2 Tbsp chopped fresh flat leaf parsley

         ½ tsp minced garlic

        ¾ tsp coarse salt

        1/8 tsp freshly ground pepper

        Carrots and endive for crudites

        Crackers or soft bread slices

        Directions:  Combine all ingredients and serve. 

These recipes would be delicious if you are hosting guests in your apartment.

 

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