Tag Archives: greek yogurt

Breakfast Banana Split

Posted on 15. Mar, 2012 in Food

An amazing idea for a Breakfast Banana Split (without the ice cream of course), and now we are tempted to make this every morning. For a twist on the old classic just replace the ice cream with Greek yogurt and drizzle warm jam over it instead of chocolate sauce then add some berries and sliced almonds and enjoy!

 

Lean Green Pita Dippers

Posted on 18. Sep, 2011 in Food

Prep time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:

4 whole-wheat pitas

1 cup fat-free plain Greek yogurt

½ cup fresh or frozen spinach

¼ of cucumber, sliced

pinch of salt

½ teaspoon black pepper

What to do:

Preheat oven to 400° F.

Place yogurt, spinach, cucumber, salt, and pepper into food processor or blender. Process until smooth, about 1 minute.

Place dip into a bowl and refrigerate until chips are done.

Cut pitas into 8 wedges.

Arrange pita wedges on a baking sheet in a single layer.

Spray with cooking spray and sprinkle lightly with garlic powder.

Bake for 5 minutes or until light golden brown and crispy.

Use the pita wedges to scoop up the yogurt dip!

Tuna Waldorf Salad

Posted on 13. Jun, 2011 in Food

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Metabolism Boosting Morning Sundae

Posted on 15. Feb, 2011 in Food

Instead of your usual breakfast, begin your day with this metabolism-boosting sundae to start burning fat in the morning. It’s high in protein and good fats and contains a bit of caffeine from matcha green tea to get your day off to an energized and refreshing start. It may be just what you need to get through your weight-loss plateau.

Ingredients

1/2 cup low-fat Greek yogurt

1 banana

1/2 cup strawberries

Unsweetened coconut, to taste

Ground flaxseed, to desired consistency

Matcha green tea powder, to taste (available at health food stores)

Directions

Combine all ingredients and enjoy.