I buy the Kirkland brand plain Greek yogurt from Costco.
It’s the cheapest I have found anywhere — about $7 for two 32 ounce containers. The only problem is that it’s the only flavor they sell.
I usually use it plain for smoothies.
And most of the kids like it with honey in it.
But every once in a while I like to have vanilla. So do the kids.
It’s pretty easy to turn one of those containers into vanilla without adding too many more calories to it, but making it pretty delicious.
All you need is some vanilla extract and a little powdered sugar. I use a little cinnamon too.
But first, one more trick.
Greek yogurt is pretty thick already, but there is always still some liquid in it.
I like to get rid of that.
You can use a colander and a coffee filter to strain the remaining liquid out. You only need to let it sit for a few minutes.
Then, for a full 32 oz container, I add:
1 teaspoon vanilla
a little less than a 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
and 3 tablespoons powdered sugar
It’s super creamy and delicious.
Even the little kids agree.
Number 6 likes his with a little honey added in.
Numbers 5 and 7 like theirs with my awesome homemade granola.
In fact, they ask for this for dessert now.
Give it a try!
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