How Can I Make a Smoothie Recipe with Yogurt?

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Smoothies are refreshing, tasty and highly customizable, allowing you to make options that are just as nutritious as they are delicious. Adding yogurt to your favorite smoothies provides extra protein, calcium and other important nutrients. Greek yogurt works especially well in smoothies, thanks to the dense, milkshake-like texture, but regular yogurt is still a great alternative.

If you're watching your fat intake, a lower fat yogurt tastes just as great in a smoothie as a full-fat alternative. To avoid adding any extra sugar or sweeteners to your smoothie, be sure to use yogurt that isn't infused with fruit or artificial (or even natural) flavors. Aside from yogurt, you can make a delicious smoothie with your choice of milk or a milk alternative along with a nut butter or protein powder and your choice of add-ins. The only limit is your imagination. Here’s a look at some perks of eating yogurt, plus a few great smoothie recipes. Enjoy!