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Partner content: 3 uses for Plain Greek Yogurt

Partner content: 3 uses for Plain Greek Yogurt

One item I often have in my fridge is plain Greek yogurt. I like it because it has no added sugars, is high in protein, a source of calcium and contains probiotics that may help with gut health. 

Here are 3 ways I like to use plain Greek yogurt:

• Smoothies — I make smoothies with milk, frozen bananas, plain Greek yogurt, a dash of cinnamon and vanilla (and sometimes I add a sweetener).

• Breakfast — a small bowl of Greek yogurt with a sprinkle of granola or cereal and fresh fruit.

• Dip — I make a dip or topping using Greek yogurt mixed with garlic, a squeeze of lemon, a little mayonnaise, dried or fresh dill and salt and pepper.

Do you keep plain Greek yogurt in your fridge? How do you use it?

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Leah McGrath, RDN, LDN

Ingles Markets Corporate Dietitian


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