If you’ve ever wondered what you can do with lots of yogurt, you’ve come to the right place. Yogurt is one of my all time fridge staples that I always have on-hand. Whether I’m looking for a quick, high protein snack, the base for a yummy new sauce or marinade, or want to bake a fluffy batch of muffins, I often turn to yogurt as the perfect addition for tons of different recipes.
In this roundup you’ll find simple and delicious breakfast recipes, savory lunches and dinners, and plenty of dessert recipes using yogurt that I know you’re going to love.
Health benefits of yogurt
Not only is yogurt delicious, inexpensive and easy to use, but it also has a huge range of health benefits that make it a great staple to have on-hand.
it’s packed with protein and calcium
it’s naturally low in sugar (check your labels!)
it’s packed with probiotics to aid digestion and restore good gut bacteria
There are tons of non-dairy yogurt brands you can try, too, if you’re lactose intolerant or sensitive to dairy. I love creamy coconut yogurt with berries and granola on top. There’s truly a yogurt for everyone!
Ways to use yogurt in cooking and baking
Yogurt is arguably one of the most versatile ingredients to use in cooking and baking and in both sweet and savory recipes.
it adds moisture without adding too much liquid
it’s a great high protein and lower fat swap for things like mayo and oil
the acidity even helps make the perfect cookie texture when it interacts with baking soda
plain yogurt can take on any flavor combinations you like for things like salad dressings and even chicken marinades
use a fun flavor of yogurt in sweet recipes! I love recipes with vanilla yogurt because it adds a subtle, all natural sweetness
Time to get your yogurt on! I hope you love these easy, healthy ways to use yogurt. If you make any of the recipes be sure to head over and leave a comment & rating on it. I really appreciate it – xoxo!