Yogurt is a great alternative to mayonnaise, cream, butter, oil and even cheese. Don't believe us? Try these recipes …
Summer means one thing – it's time to lighten up. And from guacamole to chocolate truffles, yogurt is our new best friend.
Greek yogurt makes these pancakes extra thick and surprisingly fluffy, so there's no need for butter in the mix.
Mix mayonnaise with yogurt in your usual sarnie for a lighter bite that almost tastes too good to be true.
… with no cream and a tempting almond and rosemary crust, this is the ultimate summer dessert.
Soft, fluffy, deliciously chewy ... these homemade naan breads are just as good as the ones at your local takeaway, and it's all thanks to the yogurt in there. This recipe comes with step-by-step pictures so go on, give them a go.
Crisp on the outside. Fluffy on the inside and perfectly sweet. You'll need a waffle iron for this but if you've got the kitchen space, it's worth investing in one.
Chewy, crunchy, everything a cookie should be quite frankly ... and completely butter free!
Hey there, good looking! If this isn't sunshine on a plate then we don't know what is.
As light as cottage cheese but with a much, much better texture. And seriously, you can make your own cheese – it's super simple and practically makes itself.
Don't waste your money on those expensive, 'natural' energy bars. Rustle up a batch of these instead (with your very own moreish yogurt coating) and you'll be skipping your way to work.
The lightest, fluffiest, airiest dessert there ever was ...
We actually prefer this yogurt creation to the original New Yorker version.
Yes, we've all heard of fro-yo, but this one looks so pretty. And it only takes five minutes of your time before you bung it in the freezer.
Much lighter than the original with no post-consumption sugar rush ... it's the yogurt and pumpkin puree that do all the work here.
Tangy, refreshing and just the thing with fresh pea fritters or poached salmon.
With a healthy secret ingredient ... (you can probably guess what!).
With a tangy soured cream and yogurt dressing, tasty pine nuts and sprinkling of parmesan ... delish.
Rich, smooth and only a handful of ingredients required, this is a recipe to keep for any need-to-impress emergency.
Chocolate, yogurt and almond butter ... and bam, you've made your own truffles.
Lighter than hummus and full marks for presentation!