Most pre-sweetened, flavoured yogurts pack a whopping 36-42 grams of sugar per cup – that’s about as much as pop. Greek-style yogurt is thicker and higher in protein.
fresh or frozen berries or other soft fruit
fruit jam, maple syrup, honey or sugar
1. Fill a small jar or resealable plastic container about a third full with berries or other fruit.
2. Add a teaspoon of jam, drizzle of maple syrup or honey, or a sprinkle of sugar if the fruit is tart, and mash with a fork.
3. Top with plain yogurt, filling the jar or container almost full. Serve immediately or top with a lid and refrigerate until needed.
Originally published in ParentsCanada, May/June 2012