While food historians cannot pinpoint exactly where or when humans discovered yogurt, one thing is certain: People all over the world have eaten yogurt for centuries. Yogurt is made when cow's milk (or dairy-free soy milk) is combined with the li... Read more
Good eating habits are directly related to the prevention of osteoporosis in both men and women. It is often thought that only women suffer from this disease, but this is not true. While women are more prone to develop osteoporosis, men also suffer f... Read more
Dig out the blender! (Don’t worry, nothing high-tech.) Throw in a few simple, nutritious ingredients, give it a whirl and you’ve got a super-quick breakfast, snack, or mini-meal. Who can resist these icy cold, frothy concoctions, fondly k... Read more
Did you know that your digestive tract contains more than 400 types of “friendly” bacteria? These little guys, commonly referred to as probiotics (which means "pro-life"), help reduce the growth of harmful bacteria and promote a... Read more
Although everyone's preferences differ, it's nice to have some staple foods on hand to make quick and tasty dishes that are good for you, too. So what do the experts behind SparkPeople.com keep in their own refrigerators? See what they stock... Read more
Ingredients: 2 apples, 2 guavas, a small amount of cherry tomatoes, pineapple, milk, yogurt
Instruction:First, cut apples and guavas into small cubes. Then soak the small cubes in salt water for a while. Then cut pineapple and cherry tomatoes in... Read more
I just finished a small batch tonight. Passed on straining it thicker this time but I did try using seeds from a vanilla bean instead of extract this time. It's chilling so will try it tomorrow morn.
What do you use to flavor it? Do you strain... Read more
I am so tired of looking for salad dressings that aren't loaded with salt and I am trying to avoid mayonnaise dressing which I really like to make, but... I would like to use fat free plain yogurt to make a Ranch type dressing, any suggestions?
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Lowfat and Nonfat Greek Yogurt are my new favorite recipe ingredients. Since it's also a favorite of my husband and kids, I'm free to include it liberally in snacks, main courses and desserts. Greek Yogurt is also known as strained yogurt, be... Read more
Frozen, fruity or fat-free, yogurt is a tasty and popular snack. Full of calcium and often low in calories and fat, it's no wonder yogurt comes in almost every flavor imaginable. It's good stuff! A stroll down the yogurt aisle in any grocery store yi... Read more
I was watching TV the other night when one of those god-awful Activia commercials came on. One thing caught my attention though, the mention of eating activia three times a day. Who eats three yogurts a day? I did a bit of googling and apparently the... Read more
Good morning all! I'm going to try to make today a great day! I slipped a little yesterday because I only had 4 glasses of water (I still didn't have any soda and the only 2 other things I had were the simply lemonade and simply apple juice, neither... Read more
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