Nutrition Fact: Greek Yogurt

health benefits of greek yogurt

Greek Yogurt Nutrition Fact

Greek yogurt has more than double the protein, and half the carbs/sugar, than regular yogurt.  It also supplies probiotics which aid in digestion, potassium to balance out your sodium intake and a large dose of calcium.

Toss Greek Yogurt into your muffins to amp up the protein! Try this recipe for *Chocolate Chip Greek Yogurt Muffins*! _
Ingredients

1 1/2 c whole wheat flour
3/4 tsp baking soda
3/4 tsp baking powder
1 c coconut sugar (or sweetener of choice)
1 1/2 c greek yogurt
40 drops liquid stevia
1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
2 eggs
1 c chocolate chips (mini chips would work best)
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12 cup muffin tin
12 muffin liners
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Directions

Pre-heat your oven to 350 degrees. Line your muffin tin with the muffin liners. In a bowl, mix your dry ingredients; whole wheat flour, baking soda, baking powder and splenda. In a second bowl, mix your wet ingredients; greek yogurt, liquid stevia, vanilla extract and eggs. Mix your wet ingredients into your dry ingredients. Fold in your chocolate chips. Fill each cupcake liner 3/4 full. Bake for 14-18 minutes, depending on your oven. Enjoy!

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