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Strawberry Yogurt Recipe

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Strawberry Yogurt or quick and easy dessert my mom used to make for me with only 3 ingredients. Strawberry fluff meets frozen yogurt but SO much better for you!

Strawberry is my favorite berry and besides eating raw, I also love to make no bake strawberry cheesecake, strawberry and spinach salad and cheesecake bars with it!

Healthy Strawberry Yogurt Recipe

Strawberry yogurt is an ultimate treat my mom used to make for me during those few weeks in June when strawberries were in season. In Ukraine, we didn’t have strawberries from California all year round, so I literally ate mom’s concoction after dinner every-single-night.

The Ukrainian version of strawberry smoothie. She called it “stock up your body with vitamins for winter” process.

The only difference from mine is that mom used sour cream because we didn’t have yogurt. However, Ukrainian sour cream was nothing like American one loaded with additives and preservatives. It was world’s creamiest and most natural sour cream from nearby grandma’s farm. Here in Canada, I use organic Greek yogurt and maple syrup. You can use cane sugar or honey (which I do not love the taste of in this dessert or in popsicles).

3 containers of strawberries on kitchen counter

We eat strawberry yogurt year round, even in winter months frozen strawberries work like a charm. Here is the thing – you need the juice of strawberries, so naturally juicy and sweet strawberries are the best.

Whenever I feel like creamy and decadent sweet treat, I make my mom’s concoction and a wave of childhood memories comes back. When I have more time, I make dole whip or coconut mango ice cream.

Make it, you will be blown away!!!

How to Make Strawberry Yogurt

  1. Place strawberries in a glass or serving dish and cut using kitchen shears until mushy. You can also use a food processor if making multiples (don’t over process into complete mush) or mash berries with a muddler. cutting strawberries in a glass with kitchen shearschopped strawberries in a glass
  2. Add maple syrup and mix well.adding maple syrup to glass of cut strawberries
  3. Add Greek yogurt and stir gently to combine. greek yogurt added to glass of strawberries and maple syrupHealthy Strawberry Yogurt
  4. Serve immediately. You can adjust sweetness to taste, top with whipped cream, cacao nibs or chocolate chips. I like to keep this strawberry yogurt simple as good quality strawberries are SO good!

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Strawberry Yogurt {The Best 5 Min Healthy Dessert}

Strawberry Yogurt Recipe or quick and easy dessert my mom used to make for me with only 3 ingredients. Strawberry fluff meets frozen yogurt but SO much better for you!
5 from 4 votes
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Ukrainian
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 1 serving
Calories: 182kcal
Author: Olena Osipov

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups hulled ripe strawberries fresh or frozen
  • 1-2 tbsp maple syrup honey or cane sugar
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt plain
  • Whipped cream optional

Instructions

  • Place strawberries in a glass or serving dish and cut using kitchen shears until mushy. You can also use a food processor if making multiples (don't over process into complete mush) or mash berries with a muddler.
  • Add maple syrup and mix well. Add Greek yogurt and stir gently to combine.
  • Serve immediately. You can adjust sweetness to taste, top with whipped cream, cacao nibs or chocolate chips. I like to keep this strawberry yogurt simple as good quality strawberries are SO good!

Notes

  • It's best to use local strawberries in season because they are the sweetest and juiciest. "Cardboard" texture like from the grocery store are not good, you need the juices. Frozen strawberries work very well too, just thaw them for 15-20 minutes first.
  • Sweetener is a matter of personal taste preference. I used maple syrup.
  • Whipped cream is more for an appeal factor, you really don't need it. Looks pretty though.:)

Nutrition

Serving: 1cup | Calories: 182kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 40mg | Potassium: 516mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin C: 127mg | Calcium: 166mg | Iron: 1mg
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Hello and welcome to iFOODreal.

My name is Olena Osipov. I'm a mom to 2 boys, a wife to Alex and we reside on magical Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada. This is our healthy family recipes blog. Originally from Ukraine, I grew up on real food. As an adult, I struggled with diets for years because none worked long-term. Now for over 10 years, I cook easy healthy meals for my family. I can help you with “What’s for dinner?” too.

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  1. 5 stars
    This is over the top. I regularly eat strawberries fresh or frozen with Greek yogurt and stevia Such a difference with the maple syrup. Makes me feel like I’m eating something I shouldn’t be eating. I’m have tried so many of your recipes. At least 3-4 times a week we eat something from I food real. It was steal it oats this morning and strawberries and yogurt tonight. Thank you

    1. Awe, thanks so much for you positive feedback Julia! Makes me so happy to hear how often you are making my recipes 🙂

  2. 5 stars
    Unfortunately, I cannot get anywhere to get my own fresh berries but I will definitely try this using frozen berries. You are right the store berries just do not have the same taste as fresh picked. How I miss them!

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