Ready in 60 seconds, these super simple mini Greek Yogurt pies are the perfect way to satisfy your sweet tooth.
Hey there friends. I’m gonna be straight with you–it’s been a rough couple of weeks. We’ve been dealing with some major life decisions, unexpected traveling, as well as the loss of a dear family member on my birthday. We can talk more details later, but man oh man– sometimes life hits and it hits hard!
Today I want to focus on something I’m SUPER excited about: my guest post over on The Lean Green Bean blog today. It features another mini creation (you may recall my Mini Chicken Pesto Pizzas and Mini Sausage, Spinach and Hash Frittatas) of mine. Mini things are always more fun, aren’t they?
Here’s a little teaser of the post:
Keep it Simple and Semi-Healthy
I’m with Lindsay—healthy food shouldn’t be complicated! I think sometimes we get into our heads that to live a healthy life, we have to workout for hours every day, and spend another couple of hours cooking healthy meals with weird healthy ingredients so we can be a healthy living goddesses.
That’s simply not true! Don’t overwhelm yourself with complex workout routines and recipes. Just keep it simple! That way you won’t give up after a week due to unrealistic expectations.
One unrealistic expectation (for me anyways) is giving up dessert.
Instead of totally giving up desserts, why not try to make your desserts semi-healthy? Adding bananas and protein to cookies, flaxseed flour to fudgy hot cocoa bars and even making your own homemade fruit roll-ups are just a few ways to satisfy your sweet tooth while adding some needed nutrients into your body.
This isn’t to say that I don’t ever eat regular desserts, I just try to make most of my desserts semi-healthy so I’m at least getting some health benefits. Chocolate is always a viable option by the way…hello antioxidants!
Mini Greek Yogurt Pies
I’ve brought you guys a super simple semi-healthy dessert you can whip up in 60 seconds flat. You could probably even get your significant other, kids, friends or anyone who doesn’t like to eat “healthy” to dig into this tasty sneakily-healthy creation.
One of my favorite things to do is whip up a semi-healthy dessert, feed it to friends and not tell them there’s anything healthy in it until they are done raving over it.
Then boom! I drop the health bomb on them!
Okay not really, I just let them know there are a few healthy ingredients and watch their surprised faces.
These mini Greek yogurt pies have been perfect for me as a treat after a run or as a little something sweet after dinner without being TOO sweet.
Benefits of Greek Yogurt
Not all Greek yogurts are created equally, but in general, these tend to be the benefits:
-Higher in protein than regular yogurt
-Lower in sugar than regular yogurt
-Probiotics which aid digestion
-Calcium for your bones
Are you a fan of Green yogurt? Which brand and flavor?
Do you make semi-healthy desserts? What’s your favorite recipe? Share it below in the comments!
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