Yogurt – The Perfect Food?

Mountain High Yoghurt Smoothies

Is there ever a bad time for yogurt?  It can be a part of breakfast, lunch or dinner.  You can eat it for a snack, it even makes a tasty dessert.  Yogurt is just so darn versatile!  While we’ve always loved eating it straight from the container, working with Mountain High Yoghurt over the past few months has given us an opportunity to experiment with new recipes and find new ways to love yogurt.  Here are a few of our favorite recipe ideas:

  • Smoothies – The possibilities are endless.  I’ve found so many great smoothie recipes at at the Mountain High site (including recipes for the smoothies pictured above) and on Pinterest.  Yogurt and fresh fruit make the perfect smoothie base.  You can even sneak in some spinach – getting my kids to eat the green stuff has never been so easy!
  • Parfaits – Layer yogurt, granola and berries for a scrumptious start to the day.
  • Muffins – We loved these Strawberry Banana Yogurt Muffins, can’t wait to try these Lemon Zest Muffins.
  • Pancakes – We enjoy it not only in our pancakes, but as a topping too.
  • Dips – Lightening up spinach dip with sour cream makes for a tasty snack that won’t leave you feeling guilty.
  • Marinades – Mix up a savory marinade for the meat of your choice.  Yogurt is a staple in Indian recipes.

With so many ways to use yogurt, I can’t see how we’ll ever get bored.  I keep meaning to try out one of the facial masks I saw on the Mountain High website, but we’re always running out before I get around to it.   I could really go for a facial right now, so relaxing!

How do you incorporate yogurt into your diet?  Have any great recipes we should try?  We’d love to hear them!

Disclosure: I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Mountain High Yoghurt. I received a gift card to purchase yogurt, a product kit, and a promotional item to thank me for participating.

5 Responses to Yogurt – The Perfect Food?
  1. Jessie
    May 8, 2012 | 3:38 am

    I love yoghurt.
    One of my faves at the moment is blending plain yog with frozen berrys, a bit of honey and lime zest. Freeze for 30 mins…yum
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  2. 360 Photography
    May 10, 2012 | 1:33 am

    There are three things you’ll ALWAYS find in my fridge and one of them is some sort of yoghurt.

    But I have to admit you’ve definitely given me some ideas there about ways to use it I wouldn’t have thought of before

  3. Vanessa Moore
    July 13, 2012 | 3:22 am

    My kids, my husband and I love yogurt and these recipes are perfect to create to cool the hot day of the summer.
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  4. Ann Fantom
    August 9, 2012 | 3:15 am

    I love your yogurt drinks here. They are so delicious. For sure I will enjoy drinking these yogurts.
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    • Amresh
      July 11, 2014 | 1:43 pm

      I have not tried with skim milk but have used 1% milk /but used whole milk yogurt for the stertar..it turned out nicely and thick just not as thick and luscious as his but very usable and still nice to eat on it’s own ..I made it basically for sauce for gyros..nothing compares to whole milk and it’s fat..will use next time..I also put towel on top then lid and wrapped small blanket around the whole pot then tossed in oven and shut the door. and let it sit in there for around 8-9 hrs.

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