In that past few years greek yoghurt has become more and more popular, and for good reason. It's a great addition to your diet, whether you're trying to lose weight or just eat better. Traditional greek yoghurt, thanks to the straining process it undergoes, is thicker and creamier than other yoghurts, and it's also lower in sugar and higher in protein, making it an excellent snack or meal addition. The level of protein will differ depending on brand and whether you're buying a fat free or full fat version, but you'll generally find between 5 and 10g of protein per 100g of yoghurt.
While greek yoghurt is a great snack on its own - there are plenty of ways you can jazz it up for variety, or add it to other dishes for a protein kick. You can even bake with it! Here are a few of our favourite suggestions:
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