Making one small change and a time is the best thing a person can do to achieve their goals of improving their health. Swapping unhealthy foods for a healthier version can help to lose weight, improve lab values, satisfying hunger, reduce medications and save money at the grocery store. Or even better all of the above! One clear example is swapping Greek yogurt for sour cream.
Check out the nutrition savings by swapping out Greek yogurt for sour cream.
Per 8 oz serving
Plain Greek Yogurt (0 % fat)
Vanilla Greek Yogurt
Saturated Fat (grams)
What is so great about Greek yogurt?
Its has many awesome health benefits
Can be used in sweet foods
Can be used in savory foods
Affordable source of protein
Low in fat and saturated fat
It is a quick and easy snack or can be used as part of a meal
Health Benefits of Greek Yogurt
Great source of protein
Helps build muscle mass
Great source of calcium
Can improve bone health
Filling snack or meal
Has probiotics for a healthy gut
May help lower blood pressure
Greek yogurt can be used in both sweet and savory meal preps.
Greek Yogurt as a Sweet Base
It can be mixed with fruit for a smoothie
A make ahead parfait
Substitute for butter in baked goods
Mixed into oatmeal as added protein
A snack all its own
Greek yogurt also can be a savory treat as well.
One of my favorite savory tricks is to swap Greek yogurt for sour cream.
Greek yogurt as a sour cream replacement
Awesome topping for tacos
Creamy blend in soups or casseroles instead of sour cream
Adds creaminess to pastas
Fantastic base for deviled eggs, egg salad or tuna salad
Add into dips instead of sour cream
Not only is Greek Yogurt a great base for a variety of your cooking needs but it is also a healthier swap for sour cream. If you looking for small changes to improve your health. Pick up a container of Greek yogurt and try it. Throw your preconceived notions about yogurt out the window and give it a try