Some of our favorite comfort foods and holiday dishes contain higher-fat ingredients like butter, mayo and sour cream, which can come with a hefty calorie count. To make these recipes healthier while keeping the creamy texture and flavor, swap high-calorie ingredients for Greek Yogurt. As a bonus, you’ll be adding protein and calcium to your dish.
Use our conversion chart to reduce calories in your favorite recipes.
Note: Heat can cause yogurt to separate. Whisk in the yogurt off the heat and slowly re-warm the dish over low heat. Be careful not to bring to a simmer or boil.
Here are a couple of our favorite holiday recipes that swap higher-fat ingredients for Greek Yogurt.
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