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any suggestions for plain yogurt mix-ins? i'm having a hard time making the switch from sweetened varities.

Tue. Mar 21, 6:43pm

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agave nectar

Tuesday, March 21, 2006, 7:02 PM

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Tuesday, March 21, 2006, 7:38 PM

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I like a berry blend (TJ's has a great one w/blueberries, rasberries and blackberries). The mild berries cut the sourness of the yogurt and the blackberries add a little tartness.

Nice crisp apples are surprisingly terrific compliment to yogurt and they are low in calories, high in fiber and very filling.

Tuesday, March 21, 2006, 8:12 PM

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Agave nectar
Vanilla extract powder (Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla from either Whole Foods or Trader Joes', I'm not sure which)
Cinnamon or pumpkin pie spice

Tuesday, March 21, 2006, 10:30 PM

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I sprinkle in Kashi go lean & banana slices--- you get crunchy, tangy and sweet all at once + more fiber!

Wednesday, March 22, 2006, 11:30 AM

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I've been adding granola to my yogurt forever, love it. So many "fat-free" yogurts are so loaded with sugar that I won't eat them, so you do far better to add your own sweetener. I also like raisins, and you can add a little jam to make a less sweet version of fruited yogurt, or applesauce or fresh or canned or frozen fruit all works well.

Thursday, March 23, 2006, 2:51 AM

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This is totally weird, but last night I was eating Fage 0% greek yogurt with splenda sprinkled on top, and drinking a diet cream soda. I didn't mix the Splenda in very well, so the bottom of the yogurt was really bitter. Because I was too lazy to get up and get more splenda, I just poured in a little of the diet cream soda, and it was actually really good!

Thursday, March 23, 2006, 11:31 AM

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i loveeeee oatmeal with vanilla yogurt! yummy!

Thursday, March 23, 2006, 2:51 PM

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Granola - I like 'Save the Forest' variety - mmmmm

I also like adding savory mixes like salsa - real good snack.

Thursday, March 23, 2006, 5:29 PM

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canned fruit - make sure you get the kind that is canned in juice, not syrup. I either pour off or drink the juice before mixing it into my yogurt. Favorites include pinapple and mandarin oranges.

Also, what brand of yogurt are you eating? I find a huge variation in the bitterness between brands. My two favorites are Stonyfield Farms and Fage.

Thursday, March 23, 2006, 5:51 PM

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Why not put that yogurt on a potato with some salsa? Plain yogurt is an awesome replacement for sour cream.

Thursday, March 23, 2006, 8:38 PM

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