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NANLEYKW SparkPoints: (58,256)
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8/26/13 10:36 P

I buy nonfat, plain Greek and mix in homemade (reduced sugar) jam and some berries.

LUVS2BIKE101 SparkPoints: (113,694)
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8/26/13 10:11 P

I buy low fat (or fat free) Greek plain yogurt and include the following: vanilla, fresh berries, flaxseed.

POPSECRET SparkPoints: (48,193)
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8/26/13 8:22 P

I always get Trader Joe's nonfat Greek yogurt (usually plain, sometimes vanilla) and add blueberries and strawberries. Sometimes I'll toast some walnuts and throw those on, or top it with a little granola.

KNUCKLES145 Posts: 13,360
8/26/13 12:28 P

non fat greek yogurt with fresh berries. my "go to" breakfast

ELOQUENTZ SparkPoints: (6,824)
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8/26/13 11:20 A

I make my own greek yogurt from full fat milk. SO good.

LOTUS737 Posts: 2,033
8/26/13 11:14 A

it's not cost effective for me to make my own compared to buying nonfat greek- so we like plain nonfat chobani greek yogurt. we like to add fruit, honey, extracts- vanilla or almond, sometimes nuts. i love to use it for cold overnight oatmeal with blueberries and cinnamon.

SYDNEY_GAL Posts: 1,609
8/26/13 10:40 A

I prefer to make my own low-fat yoghurt with skim milk powder and natural-style yoghurt. If I'm in the mood for greek yoghurt, I'll strain off some excess whey.

I use to make it the easy way, using Easiyo yoghurt packets, just adding water, but whilst it was cheaper than buying it pre-made, especially if you buy the packets when on sale, making yoghurt my current way is more cost effective.
BTW, Easiyo Low-fat greek yoghurt is my favourite.

I've got used to eating yoghurt plain, with my porridge, or with fruit for dessert.

Edited by: SYDNEY_GAL at: 8/26/2013 (22:59)
DR_J09 SparkPoints: (423)
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8/26/13 9:54 A

I am trying to decide if I want to stick with plain yogurt I usually make my own toppings like currently I'm eating strawberry and coconut pureed together with half a cup of oats. But my question is I have to add about 1 tsp of sugar to it because I find the plain yogurt to be very bitter so would it be better if I switched to vanilla?


Oh that plain greek with peanut butter sounds delicious I'll have to try it!

LIRPAS1976 Posts: 13
1/3/13 11:25 A

Who ever said to try the greek plain, peanut butter, and honey, THANK YOU! WOW! I have not found 1 way I like to eat greek yogurt, until now! THANKS!!

CICELY360 Posts: 2,865
1/2/13 10:32 P

I like Greek Gods

CARLY241 Posts: 189
1/2/13 10:27 P

I bought the Chobani Plain Nonfat....omg. It was actually good. How do they do that? I put some honey nut cheerios on it...and it was SO good.

ROMEOSMOM27 SparkPoints: (31,084)
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1/2/13 9:15 P

my lunch time meal

MRSG942011 Posts: 292
1/2/13 12:52 P

So many ways! When I am being really diligent about sugar I do nonfat plain (greek or regular). Can put in smoothies to thicken. Or, I mix with a bit of peanut butter and cut up an apple and use to dip apples in! Or if I am out of milk, I mix it with my cereal.

KESTRUNK Posts: 195
1/2/13 11:56 A

Greek and I add honey or brown sugar, fruit, coconut and fruit - dried or fresh depending on what I have on hand.

CLRWILLIAMS25 SparkPoints: (32,663)
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1/2/13 10:32 A

I buy non-fat light strawberry yogurt and non-fat plain greek yogurt in large tubs. I mix the 2 together before I eat it. I don't really like the flavor of greek yogurt, but like the amount of protein, so this works for now. I would buy full- or low-fat for one of the yogurts, but these are considerably less expensive than other yogurts (both are Kroger brand).

I make a yogurt dip with PB2, cinnamon and honey with the greek yogurt that I use to dip fruit in. It would probably be good by itself too, but it does have higher calories.

Edited by: CLRWILLIAMS25 at: 1/2/2013 (10:33)
MICHELLEXXXX SparkPoints: (7,175)
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1/2/13 10:18 A

Fage greek added to salads and/or raw veggies.

MARITIMER3 SparkPoints: (125,171)
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1/2/13 10:05 A

Astro Greek yogurt, regular (not low fat).

SKANE0 Posts: 14
1/2/13 9:05 A

I get whatever brand of plain greek yogurt that is on sale, as long as it doesn't have gelatin, thickeners or other weird stuff in it. My favorite way to eat it is with a big apple all cut up in it and a touch of vanilla extract and cinnamon.

ANGIESSPRESSO SparkPoints: (4,697)
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1/2/13 8:53 A

I usually by the Oikos Greek Yogurt, adding raspberries, or blueberries and just a touch of stevia.

JENNILACEY SparkPoints: (76,390)
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1/2/13 8:32 A

I usually get plain non-fat greek or plain 1% yogurt. I will buy already flavoured greek yogurts when they're on sale. Greek yogurt is so expensive and I can't pass up a deal.

SUNSHINE6442 Posts: 1,871
1/2/13 7:19 A

Fage 0% Plain Yogurt,,,has the least sugar that I have found...sweeten with berries of all sorts

Try Kefir too ...it helps weight loss..get the plain variety too and sweeten with berries

PIANOMORGEN Posts: 2
1/1/13 11:17 P

I buy nonfat greek yogurt and put chopped up fruit in it. It sounds a bit weird, but it's also really good if you mix a bit of greek yogurt with mashed banana, peanut butter, and cinnamon and put in on some toast.

KRISTEN_SAYS SparkPoints: (73,428)
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1/1/13 10:56 P

Right now I get vanilla greek and add whatever fruit I have on hand (usually it's frozen strawberries)...once I finish off the container I'm gonna get plain and sweeten with honey and add fruit. Lots of protein!

BUBBLEJ1 Posts: 2,955
1/1/13 10:23 P

I buy Greek yogurt and add 1/2t sugar and 1t cinnamon

LINAREX SparkPoints: (22,822)
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1/1/13 8:45 P

I buy greek yogurt and I add some honey or fruit to it.

CARLY241 Posts: 189
1/1/13 8:35 P

What kind of plain yogurt do you buy (fat free / low fat / regular / greek?)

And what do you put into it?


Edited by: CARLY241 at: 1/1/2013 (20:58)
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