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Recipe: Two ways to style Greek yogurt

Posted on Jun 11, 2014 ( comments)
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We like Greek yogurt. It is packed with calcium, which is great for bone health, and healthy bacteria, which is wonderful for your digestive tract. 

To celebrate Greek yogurt we have two recipes to share. Bananas, dates, honey and berries enhance the nutritional profile the Greek yogurt to help you get your day started in a delicious and nutritious way.

Banana Date Power Smoothie // serves 1
6 oz plain yogurt
1 large banana, sliced and frozen
2 medjool dates, pitted
1/2 cup nut milk - coconut, almond, hazelnut, etc.
1 cup ice
cinnamon to taste
 
Combine ingredients in blender and whirl until dates are fully blended.  Garnish with cinnamon.  
 

Stone Fruit & Berry Parfait // 
serves 1

6oz yogurt
1 drop liquid stevia (optional)
1/2 nectarine, pitted, chopped
1/4 cup blueberries
sprig of mint (optional)
local honey to drizzle
 
In a small bowl combine stevia and yogurt until well incorporated.  Add 1/2 cup everyday granola followed by fresh fruit and honey drizzle.  Serve and enjoy. 

*Peaches, cherries, plums, and apricots all work well in this parfait.

Recipe provided by July Cyr. Fueled by a passion for health and wholeness, Julie brings years of experience as a nutrition educator, elite fitness trainer, and sought after public speaker on topics related to fitness, nutrition, and body image.  Not one to sway with popular diet trends, she remains loyal to the belief that whole foods source locally and eaten consciously offer the fuel our bodies need to live the “Good Life.” More recipes like this on her blog Julie’s Farm Table.

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