Yogurt Mix-ins High Protein Snack and a 1300 Calorie Day

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66 Days till stage day! Bikini prep 2023

If you’ve been following for any length of time here, you’ll know I have Greek yogurt or a protein powder (or protein bar) every day for a snack. A few people have asked me in the last few days if I ever remove dairy from my diet.

It’s common for girls to remove dairy before a bodybuilding show, because it’s believed to cause bloating. I’m not sure if I’m heavily influenced by the 90’s yogurt marketing campaigns, but I think it keeps my digestion on point!

In fact, studies show that yogurt with good bacteria in them actually reduce bloating.

Dairy products containing lactase-producing Lactobacillus acidophilus, Bifidobacterium species, and Lactobacillus bulgofilus reduce bloating in some patients with lactose intolerance (source)

Anyway, point is, I don’t believe dairy is inherently bad for my gut, and I love eating it. I mean, really, really love it!

So, because I love it so much, and I purchase Non-fat Plain Greek yogurt almost exclusively, I always add something to flavor it.

These 11 things are the most common foods and flavorings I add to my yogurt.

  1. Protein Powder– The crazier the flavor the better, but I love pumpkin pie, strawberry, and cake batter.
  2. Fruit– Especially berries, even frozen berries.
  3. Skinny SyrupsSkinny syrups have tons of flavor ideas like caramel, almond vanilla, and even birthday cake.
  4. Cottage cheese – This is one that I’ll use a with a flavored yogurt. I used to do this in the “body for life” days. But part strawberry greek yogurt and part cottage cheese mixed together is delicious!
  5. Sugar Free Jam– Smuckers and Skinny Girl both have a sugar free jam, and I’ll usually get raspberry.
  6. Sugar Free Pudding Mix- Well, of course! I wrote an entire post about my love for yogurt and pudding mix here!
  7. Sugar Free Jello Mix- for a fruity flavor, instead of pudding mix, I also like strawberry or orange mix!
  8. Peanut Butter Powder-Just a tablespoon of this mixed into yogurt with either some sugar free maple syrup, or a packet of zero calorie sugar is so good!
  9. Pumpkin Puree– Mixed into yogurt with some cinnamon and zero calorie sugar, pumpkin adds some vitamin A, and it tastes like pie to me.
  10. Sugar Free Maple Syrup– I’m really loving the Ms. Butterworth’s sugar free syrup now!
  11. Drink flavorings (Crystal Light, Mio Drops, Etc.) Yes! All the drink mixes are GREAT mixed into yogurt!
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OK- Here’s yesterday’s meals! These are starting to look boring, but I promise, I’m totally satisfied!

1235 calories 146 g protein, 100 g carbs, and 26g fat

  • 𝐁𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐤𝐟𝐚𝐬𝐭: 1/3 cup oatmeal with cinnamon and sugar free syrup. Plus 1 /2 cup egg whites
  • 𝐋𝐮𝐧𝐜𝐡: 125 g sweet potato, 4 ounces chicken, cauliflower and 1 tomato!
  • 𝐒𝐧𝐚𝐜𝐤: 3 bowls of yogurt! 2 tablespoons protein powder. And *Not pictured, baby carrots
  • 𝐃𝐢𝐧𝐧𝐞𝐫: 4 ounces of steak plus frozen veggies.

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