Weight Watchers Recipe of the Day: Creamy Chocolate Yogurt
Looking for a delicious nutritious way to satisfy a chocolate craving?
Stir some unsweetened cocoa powder and your sweetener of choice into plain nonfat Greek yogurt and voila – you’ve got a chocolaty creamy indulgence that’s healthy and delicious!
I love chocolate, especially the really good dark kind so I always have some on hand to satisfy a craving when it strikes.
But I often have trouble meeting the Weight Watchers Good Health Guideline regarding dairy (2 servings of nonfat dairy a day).
So, when I saw this suggestion from a Leader in a recent Weight Watchers Weekly, it was a light bulb moment: A way to enjoy a creamy chocolate treat AND increase my intake of non-fat dairy. (Talk about a win-win!)
The Skinny on WW Creamy Chocolate Yogurt
This simple yogurt cocoa combination has become a go-to treat for me.
Because Greek yogurt is so high in protein, it keeps me satisfied a lot longer than the straight dark chocolate does.
I tend to grab whatever Greek yogurt is most reasonably priced when I shop. Fage, Chobani, Trader Joe’s and Fresh & Easy all are favorites.
According to my calculations, each serving has 1 Weight Watchers SmartPoint.
Under the new WW Program for 2018, this is now 0 Freestyle SmartPoints.
You may have to adjust this depending on the kind of yogurt and/or sweetener you choose.
I’m also going to experiment with adding a little PB2 (peanut butter flour).
Weight Watchers Creamy Chocolate Yogurt Recipe
- 4 ounces plain nonfat Greek yogurt
- 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
- 1 tablespoon xylitol or your sweetener of choice, I like Truvia
- Stir together the yogurt, cocoa powder and your sweetener of choice until well blended.
*PointsPlus® and SmartPoints® calculated by Simple Nourished Living; Not endorsed by Weight Watchers International, Inc. All recipe ingredients except optional items included in determining nutritional estimates. SmartPoints® values calculated WITHOUT each plan's ZeroPoint Foods (Green plan, Blue plan, Purple plan) using the WW Recipe Builder.
More Weight Watchers friendly ideas for Greek yogurt…
Skinny Pumpkin Pie Yogurt Breakfast (Simple-Nourished-Living)
Skinny Banana Cream Pie Yogurt Breakfast (Simple-Nourished-Living)
A great article featuring 14 Things to do with Greek Yogurt (WeightWatchers)
Triple Chocolate Chunk Muffins (DashingDish)
Dark Chocolate Drizzled Greek Yogurt Bowl with fruit and homemade chocolate sauce (WholeLiving)
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