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PurdueGal
08-29-2007, 04:07 PM
I have a big tub of lowfat vanilla yogurt in my fridge that is about to go bad. Does anyone have any recipes (even really easy ones) that I can use it for? I don't like to eat it just plain, I find it boring.
Thanks a lot in advance!
-Lauren


nelie
08-29-2007, 04:29 PM
I did a search for recipes with yogurt on Recipezaar.com and came up with hundreds of recipes :)

http://www.recipezaar.com/recipes.php?foodid=2473&ls=h

This fish nugget recipe looks pretty good
http://www.recipezaar.com/138331

Or this chicken recipe
http://www.recipezaar.com/66035

My personal favorite is a tzatziki dip.

modkittn
08-29-2007, 04:57 PM
Throw equal amounts of yogurt, milk, and frozen berries or fruit in a blender. Add splenda and you have a VERY yummy instant smoothie!


kaw
08-29-2007, 05:34 PM
With vanilla yogurt you have to be a bit careful. In general, it'll be much better in sweet dishes -- e.g., modkitten's smoothies -- than in savory dishes. Most savory recipes that call for yogurt mean plain yogurt, which is a very different beastie.

FWIW, flavored yogurts, except those made with aspartame, have a lot of empty carbs in them from sugar or corn syrup. The "fruit" stuff at the bottom is basically jam. Use it in diets accordingly.

Kim

modkittn
08-29-2007, 06:31 PM
Woops! Didn't realize it was vanilla, I guess I skipped over that. I use plan yogurt, and I actually don't add ANY splenda, but everyone else always wants me to add it. You could probably get away with no splenda if you are using vanilla yogurt.

awlass
11-02-2008, 05:37 AM
I usually make a fruit salad (with no citrus or pineapple) and mix in vanilla yogurt instead of whipped cream..
Try chunks of banana, apple, pear, grapes, apricot or peaches!