Topic: Greek yogurt

Easy, Delicious Yogurt Parfait Recipe (No Granola)

Easy, Delicious Yogurt Parfait Recipe (No Granola)

Yogurt parfait might sound like a sugar-laden disaster from McDonald’s breakfast menu, but if you make your own, you can easily make it a healthy way to start the day. The key? Ditch granola. The breakfast cereal holds its texture nicely in Starbucks yogurt cups and fast food breakfasts, but it’s so pumped full of sugar and, often, fat that it makes your yogurt more like dessert. More »

Greek Yogurt: Great Source Of Protein, Terrible For The Environment?

Greek Yogurt: Great Source Of Protein, Terrible For The Environment?

It’s a sad day when someone publishes a take-down of your favorite health food, but NPR has slowly been chipping away at the Greek yogurt trend, and unfortunately, it’s looking like the high protein snack is better for your health than the environment. One could argue that any dairy or meat product is bad for the planet, but what makes Greek yogurt particularly wasteful, apparently, is the removal of whey–the liquid that gets strained off of (real) Greek yogurt to make it thick and protein-rich. More »

Greek Yogurt Recipe With Poached Apricots And Pistachios

Greek Yogurt Recipe With Poached Apricots And Pistachios

Last week we told you what not to do with Greek yogurt; this week, Betty Rosbottom is sharing a definite “do” for the high-protein breakfast ingredient from her newest book, Sunday Brunch: Simple, Delicious Recipes for Leisurely Mornings. Paired with fresh summer fruit, Greek yogurt is a quick, delicious (and healthy) breakfast; with a little more time, you can make it a luxurious brunch. More »