Wednesday, February 26, 2014

The Greek Yogurt Cookbook Review

The Greek Yogurt Cookbook (Adams Media, November 2013) by Lauren Kelly offers over 125 delicious and nutritious recipes you can incorporate Greek yogurt, and all its healthy benefits into every meal. Innovative ways to enjoy today's most popular super food! From tantalizing marinades, sauces, and dressings to hearty entrees bursting with flavor, readers will delight in the rich taste, creamy texture, and endless health benefits that Greek yogurt brings to every dish.

Featuring creative and delicious swaps and substitutions, you'll be treated to step-by-step instructions for creating a variety of Greek yogurt recipes like:

• Applesauce Carrot Spice Muffins
• Kale Artichoke Dip
• Goat Cheese, Pepper, and Mushroom Pizza
• Lamb Kabobs with Rosemary
• Blueberry Vanilla Cheesecake with Pecan Crust

With additional information on making your own yogurt at home, The Greek Yogurt Cookbook is the all-in-one cooking guide for anyone looking to get the super food into their diet!

Lauren Kelly, CN, is a recipe developer, consultant for the Skinny Girl brand, food blogger, and the staff nutritionist at The Bar Method in Montclair, NJ, where she offers nutrition workshops and individualized counseling. She has been featured in Shape Magazine, The Alternative Press, and on Guiliana Rancic's website, You can visit Kelly's website at

I was sent a copy for review and I love cooking and baking with yogurt. I know how tender and moist it makes foods become so I was excited to try some new recipes. 
I used a simple greek yogurt for these recipes and decided on a meal that I could use for a few days (aka food prep: great for gluten free/diabetic eating plans). I went for the Tilapia, creamed spinach and polenta. These recipes are naturally gluten free also (be sure to use gluten free corn grits though). 

Everything was delicious, the polenta was creamy (though after day one, it changes to a firm texture), loved the spinach and the tilapia was super tender because of the yogurt.

creamed spinach

creamy asiago polenta

tilapia in garlic butter sauce

*Disclosure* I wrote this review and or giveaway for "Mommy? I'm Hungry!" about The Greek Yogurt Cookbook. The product(s) in this review were provided to me free of cost for the purpose of conducting my review. All opinions expressed in this review are my own. Product info and stock images if any are provided by PR or Co.

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