Can I use water instead of yogurt in a smoothie?
Yes! Water is a great way to add a little bit of liquid to your smoothies without the use of milk. A great example of this is our Ginger Peach Detox Smoothie.
What can I use instead of milk and yogurt in a smoothie?
Here are the top substitutes for yogurt in your smoothie.
- Coconut Cream.
- Almond Milk Yogurt.
- Chia Seeds.
- Protein Powders.
- Sweet Potato.
- Nut Butters.
Does smoothie always have yogurt?
A smoothie often has a liquid base such as fruit juice, dairy products, such as milk, yogurt, ice cream or cottage cheese. Other ingredients are often added, including non-dairy milk, crushed ice, sweeteners (honey or sugar), vinegar, whey powder, chocolate or nutritional supplements.
What can you replace plain yogurt with?
Substitute for Yogurt in Recipes
- For 1 cup of plain yogurt:
- 1 cup buttermilk or sour milk.
- 1 cup sour cream.
- 1 cup cottage cheese, blended until smooth.
What does xanthan gum do in smoothies?
Xanthan gum will add almost no calories to your recipe and 1/2 teaspoon or less to a shake or smoothie will instantly turn your consistency thick. Seriously, that’s all you need. It’s like a food genie in a bag. Xanthan gum can be purchased at most grocery stores nowadays for a couple bucks.
What liquids go in smoothies?
Liquid: Your choices include milk, non-dairy milk, coconut water, iced coffee or tea, and juice. If you want to punch up the protein, go for milk or pea protein milk, which contain 8 to 10 grams per cup. If you’re getting ample protein from another source, coconut water or almond milk are lighter ways to go.
Can I use milk instead of yogurt?
Milk: If you’re short on milk, half and half or light cream, Greek yogurt can be used to make up for the difference. If your recipe calls for one cup of milk, use three-quarter cup of milk and one-quarter cup of Greek yogurt instead. Check out this Pomegranate Smoothie or Cottage Cheesecake to see how it’s done.