The Greek Yogurt Kitchen: More Than 130 Delicious, Healthy Recipes for Every Meal of the Day

The Greek Yogurt Kitchen: More Than 130 Delicious, Healthy Recipes for Every Meal of the Day

Toby Amidor

Language: English

Pages: 256

ISBN: 1455551201

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


Greek yogurt has quickly become America's favorite health food, its tangy, luscious taste going far beyond a typical breakfast or simple snack. Thanks to its health benefits, this power food has become a staple. Greek yogurt's protein quantity builds muscles and regulates metabolism and the probiotics help maintain a healthy digestive tract and boost the immune system. Greek yogurt is also an excellent source of calcium and very low in sodium-and it's lactose-intolerant friendly, too! Why wouldn't you want it in every meal?

Now, in THE GREEK YOGURT KITCHEN, nutrition expert Toby Amidor shows readers how to cut back on fat and calories without compromising flavor. She shares how to use this most versatile and healthful ingredient in unexpected ways, making even the most bad-for-you foods healthier, tastier, and more satisfying. Recipes include:
--Lemon-Blueberry Stuffed French Toast
--Herbed Goat Cheese and Red Pepper Crostini
--Penne Bolognese
--White Margarita Pizza
--Spiced Chocolate Cupcakes
--And more!
Greek yogurt has quickly become one of America's favorite foods, its tangy, luscious taste going far beyond a typical breakfast or simple snack. Thanks to its health benefits, this power food has become a staple. Greek yogurt's protein quantity builds muscles and regulates metabolism and the probiotics help maintain a healthy digestive tract and boost the immune system. Greek yogurt is also an excellent source of calcium and very low in sodium-and it's lactose-intolerant friendly, too! Because it is strained, resulting in very low water content, the ingredient is thick, creamy, and indulgent. Why wouldn't you want it in every meal?

Now, in THE GREEK YOGURT KITCHEN, nutrition expert Toby Amidor shows readers how to cut back on fat and calories without compromising flavor. She shares how to use this most versatile and healthful ingredient in unexpected ways, making even the most bad-for-you foods healthier, tastier, and more satisfying. Recipes include:

  • Smoked Salmon Torte
  • Lemon-Blueberry Stuffed French Toast
  • Whole Grain Banana-Chocolate Chip Pancakes
  • Herbed Goat Cheese and Pepper Crostini
  • Chilled Herb-Tomato Soup
  • Penne Bolognese
  • White Margarita Pizza
  • Dulche de Leche Bowl
  • Spiced Chocolate Cupcakes
  • And more.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

review the serving size I list. If there is a sauce or dressing, I always specify how much should be used per serving. Equipment The recipes in this book use simple, wholesome ingredients and are easy to make. As a mom of three, I understand the importance of getting a healthy meal or snack on the table in a flash! Generally speaking, you won’t need much more than pots, pans, and a blender or food processor. But several recipes do use special equipment. Here is a rundown of what you will

Lentil Soup Weekdays are hectic, and slaving over a hot stove isn’t always an option. This warming soup uses canned lentils to help speed up the cooking time while incorporating low-calorie parsley and cardamom to rev up the flavor. Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 22 minutes SERVES 4 7 sprigs fresh parsley 1 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt 1 small onion 1 medium carrot, peeled 1 celery rib 1 cup packed fresh baby spinach 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 2 (15-ounce) cans brown

freezer Cook time: 0 minutes MAKES 12 POPSICLES 1½ cups vanilla coconut milk 1½ cups fresh or frozen mango chunks ½ cup nonfat vanilla Greek yogurt ½ cup unsweetened shredded coconut 1 large ripe banana Place the coconut milk, mango, yogurt, shredded coconut, and banana in a blender or food processor and blend until completely combined and smooth, about 1 minute. Pour into 12 standard ice pop molds, using a ¼-cup scoop, and insert a popsicle stick into each one. Freeze until set, at

incorporated. Stir in the instant coffee powder and the vanilla extract. Slowly add the melted chocolate mixture, stirring until completely combined. Add the dry ingredients to the wet and fold gently until combined. Fold in the chocolate chips. Pour the batter into the prepared baking dish and spread it out evenly with a spatula. Gently tap the dish against the counter several times to remove any air bubbles. Place the dish in the oven and bake until a toothpick inserted into the center comes

meeting is not very relaxing. You want to taste the food you are swallowing! Break the habit: Choose a stress-free environment (like a park or a window with a view) and take 5 or 10 minutes to savor every bite. You will find snacks to be more satisfying, and reducing stress can help you achieve a healthier lifestyle. So what’s to eat? Select snack foods that will both satisfy and add value to your diet. You know what I’m going to say: Greek yogurt! Nonfat plain Greek yogurt has hunger-fighting

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