This full-fat yogurt recipe turns a plain cup of yogurt into a hunger-satisfying meal with the addition of chia seeds, sunflower seeds, and blueberries.
And, even better, this dairy recipe might be right for you, even if you are lactose intolerant!
Yogurt and Lactose Intolerance
Most of us think of yogurt as a health food because of the gut-healing probiotics it contains. These probiotics help to break down lactose, which is the dairy sugar that causes abdominal discomfort in someone with lactose intolerance.
So, even if you are lactose intolerant, you may find that your body tolerates this dairy recipe just fine.
Full-Fat Yogurt vs Low-Fat or Non-Fat
If you are choosing low-fat or non-fat varieties of yogurt, you are likely eating a lot of hidden sugars.
I recommend buying full-fat yogurt to avoid the sugar and get the hunger satisfaction of the dairy fats.
The raw sunflower seeds and chia seeds in this recipe provide valuable vitamins, minerals, and fiber, as well as additional healthy fats that wipe out cravings. The blueberries provide just the right amount of sweetness to add to the enjoyment.
Note: You might have to do a bit of searching to find full-fat yogurt in your grocery store. Almost all yogurts in the dairy aisle are low-fat or non-fat with added sugars.
Look in the health food aisle of your grocery store for full-fat yogurt. You can use regular or Greek Yogurt.
Yogurt with Seeds & Berries
courtesy of Dr. Becky Fitness
- 1 cup (227g) Full-Fat Yogurt no sugar added
- 1/2 cup (74g) Blueberries use frozen or fresh; substitute other berries
- 1 tablespoon (10g) Chia Seeds substitute other raw seeds
- 1 tablespoon (8g) Raw Sunflower Seeds
- 1 teaspoon (4g) Vanilla Extract
- 1 dash Stevia optional
- Mix all ingredients together in a bowl.
- Refrigerate for 5 to 10 minutes to thicken (optional)
About the Author
Dr. Becky Gillaspy, DC graduated Summa Cum Laude with research honors from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1991.