5 Amazing yogurt breakfast ideas

For all the yogurt lovers who are looking for something different from the usual meusli, fruit and yogurt recipes. Here are a few other recipes with yogurt that will have you back for more.

Mango Lassi

For a soothing drink with a full breakfast or on its own, this will give you a refreshing start to your day. This one is easy and super delicious.

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INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cups full-fat plain Greek yogurt
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen mango flesh (frozen is the simple choice and is available in most markets)
  • ½ cup whole milk
  • ¼ cup orange juice
  • ½ teaspoon cardamom
  • 1 cup crushed ice
  • Mint, for garnish (optional)
  • Chunks of mango, for garnish (optional)

Full Recipe here

Pumpkin Yogurt Breakfast Parfait

Delicious and healthy, what more can you ask for.

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INGREDIENTS

  • 12 oz plain low fat Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup canned pureed pumpkin (not pumpkin pie filling!)
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • pinch of allspice
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 4 tablespoons chopped toasted walnuts, plus extra for garnish
  • 4 tablespoons sweetened dried cranberries

Full Recipe Here

Mango Lassi Greek Yogurt Tarts with Almond Crust

This one takes a little longer than the other recipe’s but is definitely worth the wait.

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INGREDIENTS

For the filling:

  • 2 1/2 cups of sliced champagne mango (around 4 mango’s).
  •  1/4 cup of granulated sugar
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  •  Pinch of salt
  •  Pinch of ground cardamon (a little goes a long way!)
  •  1 tablespoon of cornstarch
  •  2 tablespoons of water
  •  2 tablespoons of greek yogurt (you can substitute for soy yogurt if vegan)

For the crust:

  •  1 stick of butter at room temperature (you can replace for 2 ish tablespoons of coconut oil if vegan)
  •  2 1/2 cups of almond meal
  •  2 tablespoons of brown sugar
  •  1/4 teaspoon of vanilla
  •  Pinch of salt

Full Recipe Here

Blueberry Buckle with Lemon Glaze

Can double as breakfast or dessert

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INGREDIENTS

  • For the cake
  • ½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • ½ cup whole milk
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups all-pupose flour
  • 2½ cups fresh blueberries
  • For the topping
  • 1 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon grond cinnamon
  • ½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, cut into pieces at room temperature
  • For the glaze
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • Juice of ½ lemon, add more if needed
  • 2 tablespoons honey or vanilla flavored greek yogurt (optional)
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla

Full Recipe and Instructions Here

Banana Oat Greek Yogurt Muffin

Easy and delicious, its like a banana bread with chocolate.

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INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup (225 g) plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 medium ripe bananas (200 g or 1 cup mashed)
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 cups (160 g) rolled oats (old fashioned or quick)Advertisement
  • 1/4 cup (50 g) brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 cup (85 g) chocolate chips, mini or regular

Full Recipe Here

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Happy Hour-White Wine Sangria

Back home one of the pubs near our home use to have happy hour on a Friday. It was the perfect day because it means you can wind down from a stressed filled week. Instead of going to the pub though I have decided to have my own happy hour at home by making a White Wine Sangria

 

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INGREDIENTS

  • 1 Bottle Sweet white wine
  • 1/2 cup Raspberries
  • 1/2 sliced Lemon

Put everything together in a jar or bottle. Serve chilled.

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5 Meals in less than 30 minutes.

When working full time and having a family to feed, time isn’t always on your side. Very often the only thing you want to do when you get home after a hard day, is to sit down and relax. This post includes 5 healthy recipe’s that you can  make in less than 30 minutes.

Broccoli Rabe and Sausage Parsnip Spiralized Pasta

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INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 bunch broccoli rabe, stems trimmed
  • 2 links spicy Chicken Italian Sausage, casings removed
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 2 parsnips, peeled and spiralized, noodles trimmed
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • kosher salt and black pepper
  • 1/2 cup low sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese

Full recipe here 

One Skillet Chicken with Bacon and Green Beans

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INGREDIENTS:

  • 4 strips center-cut bacon, chopped
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut lengthwise into thin cutlets
  • kosher salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons minced shallot
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ¾ cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • ½ cup crisp white wine, such as Sauvignon Blanc (use broth for Whole30 or Paleo)
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
  • 8 ounces French green beans

Full Recipe here

Grilled Scallop and Orange Kebabs with Honey-Ginger Glaze

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INGREDIENTS

  • 1 tbsp raw honey (I like to buy local)
  • 1 large navel orange (or 2 small)
  • 1 tbsp fresh grated ginger
  • oil for the grill
  • 12 jumbo sea scallops, about 1lb
  • kosher salt and black pepper
  • double prong metal skewers

Full recipe here

Red White and Blue Fruit Skewers with Cheesecake Yogurt Dip
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INGREDIENTS

For the cheesecake dipping sauce:

  • 4 oz 1/3 less fat cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup fat free Greek yogurt
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/4 cup raw sugar

For the skewers:

  • 14 oz angel foods cake, cut about 1-inch cubes
  • 72-84 medium strawberries (about 3.5 lbs) stems removed
  • 1 pint blueberries
  • 24 to 28 skewers

Full recipe here

BAKED POTATO SOUP
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INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 medium russet potatoes, washed and dried
  • 1 small head of cauliflower  (3 1/2 cups or 16 ounces), stem removed cut into florets
  • 1 1/2 cups fat free chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 cups 1% reduced-fat milk
  • salt and freshly cracked black pepper
  • 1/2 cup light sour cream
  • 10 tbsp reduced-fat shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 6 tbsp chopped chives, divided
  • 3 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled (you can use turkey bacon if you prefer)

Full recipe here

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