TIP OF THE DAY: Try Flavored Kefir Instead Of A Smoothie

You can blend your own smoothie or pour it ready-to-drink from a bottle of flavored kefir. Photo courtesy RevivalSoy.com.   Many people think that kefir is the same as drinkable yogurt. That’s close, but not exact. Kefir is even healthier than yogurt. In fact, kefir is often called a “super yogurt,” since it is up…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Muffin Yogurt Parfait

You know that yogurt and fruit make a healthy breakfast, but a muffin is calling your name instead. Here’s a solution: Make it a healthier muffin breakfast with a yogurt muffin parfait. Dice or crumble the muffin—any flavor. Add some muffin to the bottom of a bowl, parfait dish, sundae dish or large rocks glass.…
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PRODUCT: Chocolate Yogurt & Caramel Yogurt From Oikos

Dessert yogurt with zero fat? Sure, we’ll try that! Oikos, one of our favorite brands of yogurt (made by Stonyfield), has another winner. Its Pure Pleasure yogurts in Caramel and Chocolate will change your perception of yogurt. Both are absolutely delicious, 0% fat, certified organic, gluten free, and even OU kosher! The chocolate and caramel…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Yogurt Parfait

Turn everyday yogurt into a yogurt parfait. Photo courtesy California Milk Board. If you have parfait or sundae dishes, use them to enjoy your yogurt, granola and fruit instead a regular bowl. It turns everyday yogurt into something festive for breakfast, a snack or dessert. Layer the ingredients for an attractive visual presentation. 1. First…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Tzatziki, A Low Calorie Sauce & Spread

Greek tzatziki, like Indian raita, is a cool and refreshing yogurt-cucumber sauce. In Greece, where it is accented with garlic and dill, it is also served as a meze, or appetizer, and is spread onto pita. The cucumbers can be puréed and strained, or seeded and finely diced; then mixed with yogurt, herbs, and sometimes,…
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