5 Unique Yogurt Bowls

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    It is no secret that I love yogurt. I use it in everyday cooking and baking, dollop it on tacos and also use it in traditional ways, like making delicious and easy yogurt bowls for breakfast.

    Discover 5 unique yogurt bowls using fresh fruit, natural sweeteners and nuts to help keep you on track for a healthy lifestyle while still feeling satisfied. #yogurtbowls www.savoryexperiments.com

    Discover 5 unique yogurt bowls using fresh fruit, natural sweeteners and nuts to help keep you on track for a healthy lifestyle while still feeling satisfied.

     Many folks are surprised to hear about my obsession with yogurt. Not just any yogurt. FAGE Total 2% Plain Greek Yogurt. FAGE is thick, creamy, nutritious and naturally delicious. Not every yogurt can say that.

    A cool, creamy bowl of plain yogurt is like a blank canvas waiting to be painted. It can handle virtually any flavor profile, making it the most versatile ingredient in the whole kitchen.

    Its uses are endless and can be traditional or outside of the box, like using it in baking, for thickening and to add the creaminess factor to sauces. I even use it as a salad dressing, marinade base and to replace sour cream.

    Discover 5 unique yogurt bowls using fresh fruit, natural sweeteners and nuts to help keep you on track for a healthy lifestyle while still feeling satisfied. #yogurtbowls www.savoryexperiments.com

    The trick is not using just any plain yogurt, it needs to be FAGE Total 2% Plain Greek Yogurt. Beyond taste and texture, I feel good about feeding FAGE to my family. It is Non-GMO Project Verified, rich in protein, a good source of calcium and has no added sugars.

    FAGE Total 2% Plain Greek Yogurt doesn’t have to be part of a recipe or used as a condiment either. It is fabulous for breakfast, lunch or as a snack seeing it pairs perfectly with nearly any topping.

    So while you are transforming into the new you this year, think about reaching for a yogurt bowl instead of those leftover goodies to help you stay on track.

    Here are my favorite yogurt bowl topping combinations. I hope you love them too!

    Pomegranate Cacao Nib Bowl

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    My Pomegranate Cacao Nib Bowl satisfies several cravings for me. I love the juicy, sweet pomegranate seeds, also known as jewels or arils. They literally pop in your mouth! I buy them already seeded from the fruit to make my life a little easier.

    To add even more textural variety, I add cacao nibs. Cacao nibs are minimally processed products from the cocoa bean. With no sugar added, you get all the benefits of dark chocolate without added sugar.

    In addition to a rich chocolatey flavor, they are also crunchy and pair well with slightly acidic undertones of yogurt and the sweet juiciness of pomegranate.

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    Lastly, I added fresh mint. Mint is often thought of as a garnish, but edible and adds a fresh and refreshing quality to this type of dish.

    5 from 3 votes
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    Pomegranate Cacao Nib Bowl
    Prep Time
    3 mins
     

    Yogurt topped with pomegranate, cacao nibs and fresh mint. 

    Course: Breakfast, Snack
    Cuisine: American
    Keyword: yogurt bowl
    Servings: 1
    Calories: 384 kcal
    Author: Jessica Formicola
    Ingredients
    • 2 cups FAGE Total 2% Plain Greek Yogurt
    • ½ cup pomegranate seeds
    • 2 tablespoons cacao nibs
    • Fresh mint leaves
    Instructions
    1. Top a chilled bowl of plain yogurt with pomegranate seeds, cacao nibs and fresh mint.
    2. If you've tried this recipe, come back and let us know! 

    Nutrition Facts
    Pomegranate Cacao Nib Bowl
    Amount Per Serving
    Calories 384 Calories from Fat 81
    % Daily Value*
    Total Fat 9g 14%
    Saturated Fat 5g 25%
    Cholesterol 20mg 7%
    Sodium 146mg 6%
    Potassium 757mg 22%
    Total Carbohydrates 32g 11%
    Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
    Sugars 24g
    Protein 43g 86%
    Vitamin C 10.1%
    Calcium 44%
    Iron 2.9%
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

    Blueberry Honey Bowl

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    While salty is usually my craving, sometimes I get a sweet tooth and this Blueberry Honey Bowl does the trick!

    Fresh blueberries are paired with crunchy granola to add flavor and texture to chilled yogurt. Top with a drizzle of local honey to add the sweet element. And finally, lemon zest to brighten the flavor palate.

    Discover 5 unique yogurt bowls using fresh fruit, natural sweeteners and nuts to help keep you on track for a healthy lifestyle while still feeling satisfied. #yogurtbowls www.savoryexperiments.com

     

    5 from 3 votes
    Blueberry Honey Bowl
    Prep Time
    3 mins
     

    Greek yogurt topped with fresh blueberries, lemon zest, crunchy granola and a drizzle of honey. 

    Course: Breakfast, Snack
    Cuisine: American
    Keyword: yogurt bowl
    Servings: 1
    Calories: 486 kcal
    Author: Jessica Formicola
    Ingredients
    • 2 cups FAGE Total 2% Plain Greek Yogurt
    • ½ cup blueberries
    • ¼ cup granola
    • 1 tablespoon honey
    • 2 teaspoons lemon zest
    Instructions
    1. Top chilled plain yogurt with blueberries, granola, honey and lemon zest.

    If you've tried this recipe, come back and let us know how it was!
      Nutrition Facts
      Blueberry Honey Bowl
      Amount Per Serving
      Calories 486 Calories from Fat 63
      % Daily Value*
      Total Fat 7g 11%
      Saturated Fat 1g 5%
      Cholesterol 20mg 7%
      Sodium 155mg 6%
      Potassium 739mg 21%
      Total Carbohydrates 63g 21%
      Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
      Sugars 43g
      Protein 45g 90%
      Vitamin C 14.9%
      Calcium 46.6%
      Iron 10.1%
      * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

      Citrus Bowl

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      Citrus fruits hold a myriad of health benefits, therefore making them the perfect pairing for an all-natural Greek yogurt. While I don’t enjoy the mother of all citrus by itself, grapefruit is an excellent addition to a yogurt bowl.

      While many believe that grapefruit and orange have the same taste, they do not. Juicy and acidic, they complement each other perfectly.

      You can probably start to see a trend here. I like to have a lot of texture and color in my yogurt bowls, so I added pistachios my citrus bowl. Vibrant green and slightly salty, the salt accentuates the other flavors in the bowl.

      Discover 5 unique yogurt bowls using fresh fruit, natural sweeteners and nuts to help keep you on track for a healthy lifestyle while still feeling satisfied. #yogurtbowls www.savoryexperiments.com

      Lastly, I top with light agave nectar. A light natural sweetener that is low on the glycemic index. You can also use an amber agave for a slightly maple or molasses flavor.

      5 from 3 votes
      Citrus Bowl
      Prep Time
      5 mins
       

      Greek yogurt topped with oranges, grapefruit, pistachios and agave nectar. 

      Course: Breakfast, Snack
      Cuisine: American
      Keyword: yogurt bowl
      Servings: 1
      Calories: 386 kcal
      Author: Jessica Formicola
      Ingredients
      • 2 cups FAGE Total 2% Plain Greek Yogurt
      • 3 slices grapefruit
      • ½ cup orange , diced or cut into slices
      • 1 tablespoon pistachios
      • 1 tablespoon light agave nectar
      Instructions
      1. Top chilled yogurt with grapefruit slices, orange, pistachios and light agave nectar.
      2. If you have tried this bowl, come back and let us know how it was! 

      Nutrition Facts
      Citrus Bowl
      Amount Per Serving
      Calories 386 Calories from Fat 45
      % Daily Value*
      Total Fat 5g 8%
      Cholesterol 20mg 7%
      Sodium 144mg 6%
      Potassium 803mg 23%
      Total Carbohydrates 43g 14%
      Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
      Sugars 36g
      Protein 43g 86%
      Vitamin A 4%
      Vitamin C 59.2%
      Calcium 47.6%
      Iron 3.2%
      * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

      Banana Kiwi Bowl

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      I also like to refer to my Banana Kiwi yogurt bowl as my tropical bowl. The flavors bring me back to laying on a beach with teal waters lapping at my ankles.

      Thinly sliced kiwi and banana slices are the base fruit, but this time dried strawberries bring the texture. Toasted coconut is the last element to bring the islands to your kitchen.

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      Don’t skip the toasted coconut. Toasting not only brings out the aromatics, but also heightens the flavor of your flaked coconut.

      5 from 3 votes
      Discover 5 unique yogurt bowls using fresh fruit, natural sweeteners and nuts to help keep you on track for a healthy lifestyle while still feeling satisfied. #yogurtbowls www.savoryexperiments.com
      Banana Kiwi Bowl
      Prep Time
      5 mins
       

      Greek yogurt topped with fresh kiwi, banana, dried strawberries and toasted coconut. 

      Course: Breakfast, Snack
      Cuisine: American
      Keyword: yogurt bowl
      Servings: 1
      Calories: 358 kcal
      Author: Jessica Formicola
      Ingredients
      • 2 cups FAGE Total 2% Plain Greek Yogurt
      • ½ kiwi , thinly sliced
      • ½ banana , thinly sliced
      • 2 tablespoons dried strawberry
      • 1 tablespoon toasted coconut flakes
      Instructions
      1. Top chilled plain yogurt with sliced kiwi and banana. Top with dried strawberries and toasted coconut flakes.
      2. If you've tried this recipe, come back and let us know how it was! 

      Nutrition Facts
      Banana Kiwi Bowl
      Amount Per Serving
      Calories 358 Calories from Fat 45
      % Daily Value*
      Total Fat 5g 8%
      Saturated Fat 3g 15%
      Cholesterol 20mg 7%
      Sodium 148mg 6%
      Potassium 962mg 27%
      Total Carbohydrates 38g 13%
      Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
      Sugars 26g
      Protein 42g 84%
      Vitamin C 78.4%
      Calcium 45.5%
      Iron 1.6%
      * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

      Peanut Butter Bowl

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      My last bowl is for when I need a break from fruit. It is my protein-packed peanut butter yogurt bowl.

      The creaminess of peanut butter pairs perfectly with FAGE Total 2% Plain Greek Yogurt. Top with lightly salted roasted almonds and a little honey, and you have a flavor balanced breakfast or snack sure to keep your energy levels on point.

      Discover 5 unique yogurt bowls using fresh fruit, natural sweeteners and nuts to help keep you on track for a healthy lifestyle while still feeling satisfied. #yogurtbowls www.savoryexperiments.com

       

      5 from 3 votes
      Peanut Butter Bowl
      Prep Time
      3 mins
       

      Greek yogurt topped with creamy peanut butter, honey and salted almonds. 

      Course: Breakfast, Snack
      Cuisine: American
      Keyword: yogurt bowl
      Servings: 1
      Calories: 558 kcal
      Author: Jessica Formicola
      Ingredients
      • 2 cups FAGE Total 2% Plain Greek Yogurt
      • ½ cup smooth peanut butter
      • 1 tablespoon honey
      • 1 tablespoons roasted whole almonds
      Instructions
      1. op chilled plain yogurt with smooth peanut butter, honey and whole almonds.
      2. If you've tried this recipe, come back and let us know how it was! 

      Nutrition Facts
      Peanut Butter Bowl
      Amount Per Serving
      Calories 558 Calories from Fat 180
      % Daily Value*
      Total Fat 20g 31%
      Saturated Fat 8g 40%
      Cholesterol 20mg 7%
      Sodium 841mg 35%
      Potassium 1497mg 43%
      Total Carbohydrates 79g 26%
      Dietary Fiber 7g 28%
      Sugars 42g
      Protein 76g 152%
      Calcium 51.1%
      Iron 17.3%
      * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

      For even more deliciously creamy and inspiring recipes, visit the FAGE Recipes page!

      Discover 5 unique yogurt bowls using fresh fruit, natural sweeteners and nuts to help keep you on track for a healthy lifestyle while still feeling satisfied. #yogurtbowls www.savoryexperiments.com

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