As one of the trendiest foods out there these days, Greek yogurt is a MUST in everyone’s fridge. It’s the perfect substitute in tons of recipes and can easily transform an unhealthy meal into a healthy one. Here are two easy recipes to help you incorporate Greek yogurt into your diet in new and creative ways.
Using Greek yogurt as the base for your next smoothie will help give it a thick texture, almost like a milkshake.
Prep Time: 5 min
Cook Time: 0 min
Total Time: 5 min
½ cup fat-free Greek yogurt
½ cup raspberries
½ cup blackberries
½ cup strawberries
1 cup fruit juice
1. Blend all ingredients together.
2. Drink up!
No-mayo Chicken Salad
Greek yogurt is the perfect substitute for mayonnaise in chicken salad because it holds the food together and creates the same creamy texture.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
1 large poached (or grilled) boneless, skinless chicken breast
¼ cup nonfat Greek yogurt
¼ cup diced celery
½ cup craisins
¼ cup diced walnuts
1. Dice the chicken breast, celery and walnuts into small pieces.
2. Mix the diced chicken into the Greek yogurt until fully coated.
3. Add the chopped celery, craisins, and walnuts.
4. Mix all ingredients.
Use this substitution in other mayo-filled salads including pasta, egg, potato or tuna.