10 Ways to Liven Up Your Yogurt

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Attention all yogurt fans: Are you finding yourself bored or dissatisfied with the same old yogurt you're having every morning? Instead of heading to the grocery store to find yourself overwhelmed by all of the flavor options, why not opt for another solution to liven up your yogurt? Whether it's Greek yogurt or traditional yogurt in your fridge, these 10 ingredients will turn your yogurt into a delightful treat in no time!

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Granola: Granola is a classic ingredient to mix with any type of yogurt. In some cases granola is a better alternative for certain cereals with high amounts of sugar in them. With tons of nutrients in granola like dietary fiber, potassium, calcium and more, this is a perfect ingredient that can be added into any yogurt flavor!

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Fruit: Fruit is a way to turn your yogurt snack from healthy to healthier. Berries, peaches and bananas are all fruits that add nutrients to your yogurt and make it more filling. If you want to keep the sugar content low in your snack, check out these fruits that contain lower grams of sugar!

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Cinnamon: Open up your spice rack and try adding a pinch of cinnamon to your yogurt. Cinnamon is known to regulate blood sugar and lower blood pressure; not to mention it adds a sweet taste without any additional sugars in the mix!

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Nuts and seeds: Chia seeds, almonds, and walnuts are just a few examples of the types of tasty nuts and seeds that mix well with yogurt. They add a crunchy texture while offering additional nutrients that help you lose weight and improve your cholesterol.

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Jam: The combination of jam and yogurt makes a yummy treat for the afternoon! Choose your favorite flavor of jam and non-fat yogurt to create a snack with not many additional sugars added.

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Honey: Honey doesn't just make things sweet, it creates a balance of carbohydrates and protein when mixed with yogurt. If you can't get enough sweets, then honey will be sure to satisfy your sweet tooth!

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Maple syrup: Syrup doesn't just taste good with pancakes and waffles. This ingredient plays a role in strengthening your immune system and heart. So, try drizzling syrup over yogurt with granola or nuts and you're in for a real treat!

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Dark chocolate chips: Who says you can't have chocolate for breakfast? Dark chocolate is a tasty way to get antioxidants, and can lower the risk of heart disease. Your yogurt will taste more like dessert than a healthy snack.

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Peanut butter: If you're in need of some protein for the day, then consider adding peanut butter with plain yogurt! This yogurt recipe is a prime example for mixing peanut butter with sweet goodness. The protein, calcium and crunch will keep you satisfied for hours!

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Shredded coconut: If you go coo-coo for coconuts, adding coconut flakes to yogurt is something you should try! While coconut is not the healthiest topping to add, it does contain a significant amount of fiber and can help you feel full longer.

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