The Greek Yogurt Kitchen: More Than 130 Delicious, Healthy Recipes for Every Meal of the Day

The Greek Yogurt Kitchen: More Than 130 Delicious, Healthy Recipes for Every Meal of the Day

by Toby Amidor
     
 

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Greek yogurt has quickly become America's favorite health food, its tangy, luscious taste going far beyond a typical breakfast or simple snack. Thanks to its health benefits, this power food has become a staple. Greek yogurt's protein quantity builds muscles and regulates metabolism and the probiotics help maintain a healthy digestive tract and boost the immune system

Overview

Greek yogurt has quickly become America's favorite health food, its tangy, luscious taste going far beyond a typical breakfast or simple snack. Thanks to its health benefits, this power food has become a staple. Greek yogurt's protein quantity builds muscles and regulates metabolism and the probiotics help maintain a healthy digestive tract and boost the immune system. Greek yogurt is also an excellent source of calcium and very low in sodium-and it's lactose-intolerant friendly, too! Why wouldn't you want it in every meal?

Now, in THE GREEK YOGURT KITCHEN, nutrition expert Toby Amidor shows readers how to cut back on fat and calories without compromising flavor. She shares how to use this most versatile and healthful ingredient in unexpected ways, making even the most bad-for-you foods healthier, tastier, and more satisfying. Recipes include:
--Lemon-Blueberry Stuffed French Toast
--Herbed Goat Cheese and Red Pepper Crostini
--Penne Bolognese
--White Margarita Pizza
--Spiced Chocolate Cupcakes
--And more!
Greek yogurt has quickly become one of America's favorite foods, its tangy, luscious taste going far beyond a typical breakfast or simple snack. Thanks to its health benefits, this power food has become a staple. Greek yogurt's protein quantity builds muscles and regulates metabolism and the probiotics help maintain a healthy digestive tract and boost the immune system. Greek yogurt is also an excellent source of calcium and very low in sodium-and it's lactose-intolerant friendly, too! Because it is strained, resulting in very low water content, the ingredient is thick, creamy, and indulgent. Why wouldn't you want it in every meal?

Now, in THE GREEK YOGURT KITCHEN, nutrition expert Toby Amidor shows readers how to cut back on fat and calories without compromising flavor. She shares how to use this most versatile and healthful ingredient in unexpected ways, making even the most bad-for-you foods healthier, tastier, and more satisfying. Recipes include:

  • Smoked Salmon Torte
  • Lemon-Blueberry Stuffed French Toast
  • Whole Grain Banana-Chocolate Chip Pancakes
  • Herbed Goat Cheese and Pepper Crostini
  • Chilled Herb-Tomato Soup
  • Penne Bolognese
  • White Margarita Pizza
  • Dulche de Leche Bowl
  • Spiced Chocolate Cupcakes
  • And more.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"I love Greek yogurt, and love even more what Toby has done with it! These recipes are creative, flavorful, and a lot of fun. Now you can enjoy your favorite dishes using a newer, healthier approach to cooking." —Rocco DiSpirito, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Now Eat This! Diet and The Pound a Day Diet"

These inspiring recipes prove this well-loved, healthy ingredient more versatile than you ever imagined. It's official. In Toby's hands Greek yogurt makes everything better!" — Ellie Krieger, MS RDN, New York Times best selling and James Beard Foundation award winning author of Weeknight Wonders"

This cookbook celebrates the versatility of Greek yogurt as a simple and delicious addition to everyday dishes such as replacing buttermilk in baked crispy chicken fingers, or in place of some of the fat in pancakes or baked goods, dips, and sauces. The whole family will love these healthy and delicious recipes that can easily be whipped up at home!"Missy Chase Lapine, author of The Sneaky Chef cookbooks"

As a self-proclaimed Greek yogurt addict, this book is heaven. Toby has thought of everything you can possibly do with rich and creamy yogurt, and her creative, mouthwatering recipes will knock your socks off!" — Joy Bauer MS RD CDN, bestselling author and Nutrition/Health Expert for NBC's TODAY show"

Toby highlights the expansive use of Greek yogurt in a wide array of wholesome, scrumptious recipes. She takes an in-depth look at the health benefits of this fantastic ingredient and provides tips and tricks for making Greek yogurt part of a healthy lifestyle. This cookbook is a wonderful addition to any healthy recipe collection!" —Cheryl Forberg, RD, New York Times bestselling author, James Beard award-winning chef and nutritionist and chef for NBC's The Biggest Loser"

What a fabulous and timely collection of mouth-watering recipes! Toby entices readers by showcasing every delectable aspect of Greek yogurt: flavor, texture, nutrients, and endless versatility. She helps you navigate the expansive yogurt aisle and describes the creamy food's role in your health, wellness and weight control. The Greek yogurt-based icing on the cake? By including recipes for breakfast, lunch, snacks, dinner, and dessert (yes, frosting too!), Toby provides countless ideas for enjoying the superstar food in every meal of the day." —Robin Miller, Host of Food Network's Quick Fix Meals and author of Robin Takes 5 for Busy Families"

Dairy up! Toby Amidor has created the perfect way to add more dairy to your life, while lightening up your meals and your waistline, too. She shows us how to use the delicious creaminess of Greek yogurt to add so much flavor, and oh, by the way, nutritional goodness, to your meals and snacks. Dairy has been shown to help you reach and maintain a healthy weight; it helps improve blood pressure and build muscle; and yogurt is especially good for healthy digestion. Toby gives us the most delicious cookbook for your whole family, and happens to sneak in good health along with great taste." - Marla Heller, New York Times bestselling author of The Dash Diet Weight Loss Solution

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781455551194
Publisher:
Grand Central Publishing
Publication date:
05/06/2014
Sold by:
Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
446,491
File size:
36 MB
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Meet the Author

Toby Amidor is the founder of Toby Amidor Nutrition, where she provides nutrition and food safety consulting services. She is a nutrition expert for FoodNetwork.com, writing for their Healthy Eats Blog, a regular contributor to U.S. News and World Report Eat + Run blog, and an adjunct professor at Teachers College, Columbia University. Toby trained as a clinical dietitian at New York University. Her expertise includes over 14 years of experience in various areas of food and nutrition. Through ongoing consulting and faculty positions, she has established herself as one of the top experts in culinary nutrition, food safety, and media.

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