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What other ingredients can I add to my breakfast yogurt?

What other ingredients can I add to my breakfast yogurt?

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Fruit and granola? That gets boring if you have it pretty often, especially if you eat it on the weekends as well.

I get so bored of adding the same fruits all the time, so I went full-on research mode and stalked hundreds of interesting yogurt combinations that are better than just blueberries and yogurt. Here are some of my favourites.

Idea #1: Yogurt Apple Pie

Photo credit: http://www.kitchentreaty.com/apple-cinnamon-greek-yogurt-breakfast-parfaits/

The guilt-free version of an apple pie. Create a cute dessert by adding it to mini cups of tart shells (you can get them at Phoon Huat!)

Ingredients: Yogurt, ground cinnamon, chopped apples, a sprinkle of raw sunflower seeds

Effort level: Easy

Idea #2: Matcha Kiwi Yogurt

Photo credit: https://time.com/5285790/weekend-recipe-a-matcha-breakfast-bowl-with-kiwi/

I’m an incredibly huge fan of anything Matcha, Matcha yogurt, cookies, cake, granola… you name it and I’m there. If you’re not a Matcha lover, you can also create any flavoured yogurt – just mix the desired powder with your yogurt. I’ve yet to try curry flavoured yogurt though.

Ingredients: Yogurt mixed with Matcha powder, pounded peanuts, kiwis, a sprinkle of Matcha powder
(Optional: top it off with some peanut pretzel muddy bites for the perfect finishing touch to complete your snack)

Effort level: Easy

Idea #3: Superfood Combination With a Hint of Chocolate

Photo credit: https://www.bonappetit.com/recipe/yogurt-chia-pudding#recipe-ingredients

On days I know I’m not going to be getting much greens, I try to make it a point to stuff myself with antioxidants and fibre from non-greeny sources. I absolutely love cacao nibs because it’s chocolate without all the sugary stuff added. It’s 70% cocoa solids and high in antioxidants.

Ingredients: Yogurt, Chia Seeds, Coconut Flakes, Cacao Nibs

Effort level: Super Easy (no cutting required)

Get the recipe!

Idea #4: Granola & Dried Berries

When I’m pressed for time, I’ll get a small cup of yogurt from 7-11 and mix granola with some dried berries for a quick breakfast.

Ingredients: Yogurt, granola, berry nut mix

Effort level: Huh? What effort

Idea #5: Ultimate Yogurt and Fruit Cake

Photo credit: http://www.champagneandshimmer.com/home/granola-trifle-with-greek-yogurt-and-fruit

Why pay $7 for a cup of frozen yogurt when you can easily create your own gigantic version? You’ll have so much more fun making it with your friends! Ideal snack after a workout, during a sleepover or it could even be an unconventional birthday cake!

Ingredients: Yogurt, colourful berries for aesthetic purposes (e.g.: strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, blackberries), granola

Effort level: Easiest party food to prepare (Bonus: it's a healthier choice too!)

How to stack them up nicely

Idea #6: Yogurt In Granola Cups

Photo credit: http://chocolatecoveredkatie.com/2015/01/06/customizable-breakfast-granola-cups/

It’s a lazy Sunday morning, I’m hungry but I don’t want to have oatmeal or yogurt for the thousandth time and I'm too slothful to head out for food. Well, this saved my life. I had some spare oats, honey and bananas at home so I decided to try this really simple and healthy recipe!

Ingredients: Yogurt, Fruits, Yogurt Cups (mashed banana, honey, rolled oats, vanilla extract)

Effort level: Some effort required to mix the ingredients and pour them into muffin cups)

Get the recipe!

Idea #7: Peanut Butter & Banana Yogurt

Photo credit: http://thelemonbowl.com/2015/10/peanut-butter-banana-greek-yogurt-bowls.html

No, it’s totally not weird to add peanut butter to your yogurt. For a healthier choice, consider using 100% pure peanut butter with no added sugar or palm oil. I stumbled upon this when I didn’t have bread at home, tastes yummy but it's phenomenal when you top it off with some of these. If you're not a fan of peanut butter, almond butter works great too :)

Ingredients: Yogurt, Bananas, Peanut Butter

Effort level: Really easy

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