Fitness Minutes: (75,899)
7,932 2/15/13 10:11 A
Oikios Plain 0%. I add my own teasp of honey, chia seeds and home baked granola to it. I buy the 32 oz size for $5 and just scoop out about 5 oz. Sometimes I get the Key lime pie flavor in the oikios.
2/15/13 10:05 A
Dannon light & fit Greek. With the fruit....wonderful
Fitness Minutes: (85,382)
2/15/13 10:03 A
It's expensive. So I try to buy whichever brand is on sale. If none are on sale I always go for my food brand of choice, President's Choice. They always have the best nutritional values out of any other company at an affordable price.
As far as types. I get non-fat plain. I usually buy 1% for reg. yogurt but Greek is already so thick and creamy. I also get vanilla on occassion because it's nice for sweetening up smoothies and it makes a great high protein salad dressing.
And I am naughty and sometimes buy the flavoured kind if they're on sale. They are just way too delicious. I just don't add any extra fruit or anything.
Edited by: JENNILACEY at: 2/15/2013 (10:03)
2/15/13 9:51 A
I love the kind that is vanilla flavored with caramelized almonds. I also like the kind that has choco balls.
If I don't get those then I like plain vanilla. Certain brands taste like cheesecake
Plain, either homemade or a 'real' Greek yogurt, not one that uses pectin as a thickener to regular yogurt. My own additions ... berries, maple syrup or honey, and/or nuts or oats. I prefer it to have *some* fat ... help with those fal solutble vitamins and all.
Fitness Minutes: (82,598)
2,043 2/15/13 8:33 A
Usually fruit if it's individual servings, or plain (sometimes vanilla) if I get a large container.
Always fat-free, unless I see a new flavor I want to try that's 2%.
Plain organic Oikos, flavoured kinds have way too much sugar in them and I believe the defeats much of the purpose.
Plain Fage is also good too.
Fitness Minutes: (137,420)
2/14/13 9:18 P
Our dietitian says only the plain kind, if you need to dress it up, put your own stuff in there. The rest are like desserts, despite all the ads about more protein, still has too much sugar in there............don't believe the ads, there is a reason for them, and it ain't because they worry about you.
Fitness Minutes: (23,366)
2/14/13 8:26 P
Wallaby Organic 2% plain greek yogurt is the best I have found. The 0% does not have enough flavor for me. I mix it with granola, or fresh fruit (I'm also cutting out processed sugar).
I also really enjoy it mixed with almonds and a 1/2 t of honey. That makes an excellent desert with a lot of protein.
Fitness Minutes: (40)
2/14/13 7:23 P
Usually I buy plain 0% and add Splenda plus vanilla or cocoa and fruit, or some honey. However, Fage has some new flavors of the kind with the little fruit or honey cup attached on the side. Those are nice because you can add as much or as little of the flavoring as you like and they are really easy to take to work. The apple cinnamon raisin was especially good.
Just this morning I had a six-ounce cup of plain, nonfat Zoi greek yogurt, with one litle packet of stevia added. It was great! I used to have to put a lot of sweetener it, now I'm getting used to that really tart taste. I also had a bowl of oatmeal and raisins with 1/2 cup of 1% milk, but the yogurt gave me a little more protein, and -- to my surprise -- a lot of taste.
Fitness Minutes: (15,322)
449 2/14/13 3:09 P
Plain with a banana and pb2. Taste great.
2/14/13 3:06 P
thanks for the quick replies.
2/14/13 2:53 P
Fage 0% is #1 for me. Choboni is fine, thinner maybe? Personal preference. For me it was an acquired taste.
I like to mix in sweetener most of the time because it's too sharp for me otherwise. I also like mixing in peanut butter, nuts, fruit, Nutella, cinnamon, pumpkin pie spice, and using it in smoothies.
Fitness Minutes: (120)
2/14/13 2:52 P
I alternate between Fage 0% and Fage 2%. 2% more if I'm using it as a sour/heavy cream substitute in cooking, 0% for eating. Plain only. I add fruit, granola, and cinnamon when I'm eating it by itself.
Plain and 0% fat. I then add a little Truvia and fresh fruit of my choice. Peaches are good as well as any berry. I am working on leaving out the sweetener and getting used to just fruit. I also tried cocoa and choc chips but didn't like it. You can experiment.
btw...the brand is Fage Greek.
Fitness Minutes: (78,338)
2/14/13 2:49 P
normally I go for vanilla or honey vanilla (the lowest sugar I've found of all the different 'flavors').
right now I'm on a 28 day no sugar challenge, so it's plain Greek yogurt & add my own fresh fruit. But I find that with plain yogurt I prefer it as a sour cream replacement. I've used it more as a dip for fresh veggies.
2/14/13 2:44 P
greek yogurt really is the thing now, but what kind of greek yogurt do you all get? I mean, not what brand, but what kind, i.e., fruit, sugar-free, etc.
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