5 Greek Yogurt Ideas

by Heidi @ Food Doodles on

I thought it would be fun to do something a little different today.  I’m always stirring something different into my yogurt and I want share a few different delicious ideas I’ve had.  Who knows, maybe there will be more than one of these posts 🙂  You can of course use regular plain yogurt, but I prefer Greek yogurt, no only for the higher protein content but for the thick, creamy goodness.

Please forgive my opening picture… I’ve been having way too much fun with PicMonkey lately.  Seriously, have you tried it?  It’s so fun 🙂

Moving on… for you today I have 5 different yogurt ideas.  Some are amazing as a dip for fruit, others are best as a single serving breakfast or snack or even dessert.  I mix these up for something simple and fast.  Occasionally I’ll make a version with stevia to keep them sugar free and I’ve included that option in the recipes but you certainly don’t need to use stevia if you don’t enjoy it.  I did include a recipe for dark chocolate syrup which I keep in my fridge.  I’ll leave the quality of the ingredients up to you, but as you know, I prefer minimally processed products and minimally refined sugars.  If you’re the same, look for dulce de leche with just a few ingredients(or make your own! 🙂 ) and use a minimally processed sugar for your chocolate sauce.  Hope you enjoy!

 

What’s your favorite use for plain Greek yogurt?

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1 Terra August 16, 2012 at

This Greek yogurt addict is loving all five recipes, but I especially love the the one with the grapes! They all look DELISH! Take care, Terra

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2 Lindsay August 17, 2012 at

Love all these ideas, especially the chocolate! My favorite is PB & J yogurt! Plain Greek yogurt with a spoonful of natural peanut butter, and a spoonful of no sugar added jelly! With berries on top!
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3 Heidi @ Food Doodles August 20, 2012 at

That sounds so good! I’ve never tried that before but I’m going to give it a try soon 🙂

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4 Jessica@AKitchenAddiction August 17, 2012 at

I love these ideas, especially the caramel pudding with bananas!
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5 Nicole, RD August 17, 2012 at

I think everyone should read this post — so useful and full of great ideas and recipes 🙂 Happy weekend, friend 🙂

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6 lindsay August 18, 2012 at

I just found your blog and love it!
I add no-sugar added strawberry or blueberry jam to my Greek Yogurt. It’s one of my favorite 1-minute desserts. I’ll have to try the grape one though, it looks delish.

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7 Jen@TheFitHousewife August 18, 2012 at

Love the recipe, especially the peach and vanilla! I’ll have to try adding vanilla 🙂
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8 Erin @ Texanerin Baking August 21, 2012 at

Soo, someone’s family had a lot of Greek yogurt dishes to eat the other day. 🙂

I love all these ideas! And I can eat all of them. Yay! I find it so sour that I can’t eat it without some kind of sweetener. So yeah, love these ideas!
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