Thursday, September 27, 2012

Healthy Recipes using Greek Yogurt


Stuffed French Toast!
A Big Greek French Toast!
This fabulous recipe is from Fit, Fun and Delish – a wonderful blog dedicated to a healthy lifestyle. Thank you Ana!
Ingredients
2 slices of apple cinnamon bread
1 egg
Cooking spray
8 oz Voskos Greek Yogurt (24 grams of protein per serving!)
Cinnamon
1 packet of Stevia or your favorite sweetener
1/2 banana
1/2 tbsp chia seeds
3 tbsp of sugar free maple syrup
Directions
1. Heat griddle or pan to medium high heat and spray with PAM. Scramble egg and dip bread into batter coating both sides. Place on griddle and cook each side until golden brown.
2. While the bread is toasting, mix the yogurt with cinnamon to taste and the packet of stevia.
3. Arrange a slice of toast, add some yogurt, chia seeds & banana slices. Add the other slice and repeat the layers. Add the syrup and Kalí óreksi! (that’s Bon Appetit in Greek!
Creamy Mashed Cauliflower
Mashed Cauliflower
From Sproutandpea.com
1 head of cau­li­flower (flo­rets only — no stems)
1 small, 6 oz con­tainer of greek yogurt
2 tbsp but­ter
3 tbsp grated parmi­giano reg­giano
2 cloves of gar­lic chopped
1/​2 small shal­lot chopped
1 chopped scal­lion for gar­nish
Salt, pep­per and sea­son­ings to taste
In a medium pot, bring water to boil
Add cau­li­flower flo­rets to the boil­ing water and let cook for about 8 min­utes or until soft. Remove and drain. In a food proces­sor, com­bine the cau­li­flower with the greek yogurt, but­ter, gar­lic and shal­lots and blend until a creamy con­sis­tency. Add salt and pep­per or Adobo or sea­son­ings of your choice and blend once more. Trans­fer to a bowl and while hot, mix in the parmi­giano reg­giano

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