Five Reasons to Love Greek Yogurt

“Oh, Greek yogurt, how I love thee!  Let me count the ways!”  Yes, seriously, an ode (or blog post) devoted to the delights of Greek (or another other strained, high-protein variety, like Icelandic) yogurt.  It might seem crazy to write an entire article on Greek yogurt, but I’m really that much of a fan.  I’m “Greeking out” over here!  (Ba-doom-ching!)

Hopefully by now you’ve heard from me and others how important protein intake is to build and maintain shapely lean muscles and to keep you feeling full and your metabolism humming along (and if my puns aren’t worthy of applause, this SHOULD be).

When you just can’t handle another chicken breast, unsweetened plain Greek yogurt (or Icelandic) makes for a great creamy, cool high protein option. Full-fat Greek yogurt can really add to the fullness factor, or you can opt for fat-free, depending on your overall needs.

If you’re not sure about how to include it more often, and especially if you’re not sure about the flavour on its own, here are five simple swaps you can make this week:

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