Make your own natural fruit yogurt!

So many fruit yogurts today are packed with refined sugars and other ingredients we can barely pronounce. Check this yogurt label out:

yoplaitingredientlabel

ALWAYS READ THE LABEL:
-The second ingredient in this fat-free Yoplait strawberry yogurt is SUGAR! The sugar came before the strawberries…..
-In addition to the sugar, they have added High-Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS)!
-Also, there is added artificial coloring

What is HFCS?
-It is a very cheap sweetener for food manufacturers to use
-Highly processed: manufactured starch from corn to taste extremely sweet
-Causes a quick rise in your blood sugars (blood glucose) followed by a fast drop leading to hunger
-Try to avoid HFCS

 

 

SO… what can you do to avoid added refined sugars?
Make your own fruit yogurt!

Buy plain/nature yogurt (I prefer Greek yogurt) and add frozen berries/fruit to it and store in the fridge overnight. The fruit will thaw and the natural fruit juices will flavour your yogurt.

homemadefruityogurt

 

Here’s my own yogurt this morning at work…mmmmm.
3/4 cup Plain 0% greek yogurt
1/4 cup frozen berries

Stored overnight in the fridge, stir it up in the morning, add granola, and enjoy! ๐Ÿ™‚

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