10 Ways You Can Enjoy Greek Yogurt For Breakfast
Travis Stork, MD, co-host of the syndicated TV show “The Doctors,” has creative and nutritious ways to top Greek yogurt for a lower-carb, higher-protein breakfast bowl.
Tropical yogurt bowl
Top 1 cup plain Greek yogurt with 1 cut-up kiwi and 1/2 cut-up banana (freeze the other half for smoothies). Sprinkle with a handful of chopped unsalted roasted cashews or unsweetened coconut flakes.
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Granola yogurt parfaits
Fill a parfait glass with alternating layers of plain Greek yogurt, granola, and fresh fruit; drizzle with a teaspoon of pure maple syrup if you like.
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On-the-go fruit parfaits
Fill pint-size mason jars with alternating layers of plain Greek yogurt and fruit. Cover and store in the fridge until breakfast (make it the night before) and enjoy at home or at the office.
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Melon yogurt bowl
Use half a cantaloupe as your bowl; fill with 1 cup plain Greek yogurt and top with berries and pumpkin seeds. This is delicious and nutritious!
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Smoothie yogurt bowl
Blend 1 cup plain Greek yogurt with 1 cup frozen berries and a little honey if you like until smooth. Top with toasted nuts or granola.
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Peach and cinnamon yogurt bowl
Top 1 cup plain Greek yogurt with 1 diced peach; finish with a dusting of cinnamon.
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Chia cereal yogurt bowl
Top 1 cup plain Greek yogurt with 1/2 cup of your favourite whole-grain or bran boxed cereal and a sprinkling of chia seeds.
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Maple walnut cereal bowl
Top 1 cup plain Greek yogurt with a drizzle of pure maple syrup and a handful of toasted walnuts. What a yummy recipe!
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Cherry vanilla yogurt bowl
Mash 1/4 cup frozen defrosted unsweetened cherries along with 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract into 1 cup plain Greek yogurt.
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Savoury avocado yogurt bowl
Remove the pit from 1/2 avocado and top with a dollop of plain Greek yogurt, drizzle with extra-virgin olive oil and top with herbs, a pinch of salt, and a little hot sauce if you like.
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Originally published as 10 Healthier Ways to Top Greek Yogurt for Breakfast on ReadersDigest.com.