Is It Clean?: Yogurt

July 13, 2015 | By | Comments (5)
Yogurt with Granola and Raspberries

Yogurt with Granola and Raspberries

If we’re going to be honest with one another, fermented foods sound pretty gross. That’s what happens when you leave leave apple juice in the back of your car while you’re out of town. But that’s a (smelly) story for another time. We’re here to talk about one of the good fermented foods today, yogurt.

Greek or regular can be considered “eating clean” as long as you stay away from additives, artificial flavoring and coloring, and high fructose corn syrup. You’re really only looking for milk of some sort with live and active cultures. If it’s flavored make sure it’s with real fruit and real fruit only. The ingredients list is always your best friend so take time to read what you’re buying.

Your best bet: buy plain greek yogurt (it’s got more nutrients than the regular stuff) and add your own toppings to up the flavor. Some of my favorites include granola, fresh or frozen fruit, coconut, or a drizzle of honey.

Any favorite yogurt toppings missing from my list? Let me know in the comment section.

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COMMENTS

  1. Suzy

    I like to add 2 tbs. of PB2 and a drizzle of honey. Extra protein and really yummy.

    August 2, 2015 at 11:37 pm
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  4. Wendy

    Adding Greek yogurt to my morning smoothie is my best way to add extra protein and makes it creamy good!

    July 15, 2015 at 7:35 am
  5. Jennifer Mitchell

    What about a drop of vanilla extract? Just a drop will do.

    July 13, 2015 at 8:13 pm

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