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12 Ways Greek Yogurt Can Make Your Recipes Awesome

Greek yogurt is great. Not only is it high in protein and probiotics, it’s yummy, too! You don’t have to just eat your Greek yogurt with chopped fruit, though; it can be used in place of mayonnaise, sour cream, cream cheese, oil and butter to make your recipes lighter and healthier. Here are just a few recipes that will help you incorporate more Greek yogurt into your diet.

1. Skinny Artichoke and Spinach Dip


This has all the flavor of your favorite dip, but without all the sour cream, mayo and excessive cheese.

2. Greek Yogurt Chicken Salad


Perfect alone, in a sandwich or even used to load a baby sweet potato.

3. Light and Tangy Blueberry Pancakes


Our new breakfast of choice.

4. Creamy Smoked Gouda Macaroni and Cheese


Finally, a gluten-free (and guilt-free) mac and cheese recipe!

5. Skinny Greek Yogurt Chicken


Low in calories, high in protein and super easy to make.

6. Greek Yogurt Banana Bread


Who knew you could get a protein boost from eating a slice of banana bread?

7. Zucchini and Tomato Pasta With Lemon Yogurt Sauce


This light pasta makes for the perfect summer dish.

8. Broccoli Cheddar Twice Baked Potatoes


It sounds indulgent and looks delicious, but this recipe gives the comfort-food dish a healthy makeover. 

9. Chocolate Banana Peanut Butter Muffins


Now it’s finally okay to have chocolate for breakfast.

10. Roasted Eggplant Salad With Saffron Yogurt


Topped with a rich sauce of nothing but Greek yogurt and saffron, this salad couldn’t be any lighter (or tastier!).

11. Greek Pita Pizza


The perfect recipe for your next pizza night.

12. Roasted Beet, Apple and Walnut Salad With Honey Lemon Yogurt Dressing


And you thought salad had to be boring!

Corinne Sullivan is an editorial intern at Her Campus. She is in her senior year at Boston College, majoring in English with a Creative Writing Concentration. On campus, she cheers at football and basketball games as part of the Boston College Pom Squad and performs as a member of the Dance Organization of Boston College. She also teaches spin classes at the campus gym and contributes to the BC branch of Her Campus. Corinne loves the beach, all things chocolate, and is unashamed of her love for Young Adult Fiction. You can follow her on Twitter at @cesullivan14. 
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