Plain Greek yogurt in the mix

One of the challenges for Go Fit Girl’s June Monthly Challenge is to experiment with plain Greek yogurt in various meals.

Before this challenge started I had already been experimenting with the Greek yogurt, which is why I thought it would be fun to make it part of the nutrition challenge this month.

Here’s what I have tried:

  • I substituted sour cream with plain Greek yogurt on my baked potatoes. Great substitute.
  • I used the plain Greek yogurt to make a cream sauce for my penne pasta and sautéed tomatoes. It looked gross but it tasted amazing.
  • I used 1/2 a cup to a cup and drizzled about a tablespoon of honey over the yogurt. It’s a yummy snack and/or dessert.
  • I experimented with a Morningstar “Chicken” Patty on a toasted hot dog bun, which had a dollop of plain Greek yogurt and some hot sauce. Eh, it was just OK. But it just tasted like I added the yogurt … with no added value to it.
  • I used the yogurt to make creamed spinach. It was rather tasty.

Fruit and granola are good things to mix in as well.

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