When I was checking out the yogurts at the supermarket, all the vanilla flavored brand-names where loaded with sugar. So I experimented and came up with this recipe. If the vanilla beans are two expensive at the grocery store, think about buying them off amazon.com for a fraction of the price, its a good investment.
- 2 lbs fat-free plain yogurt unsweetened
- 2/3 cup baking slpenda
- 1 vanilla bean – optional, but recommended
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
Place the the yogurt, splenda, and vanilla extract in a large mixing bowl. Slice the vanilla bean lengthwise, with the broad side of your knife, scrape the seeds into a pile, place those seeds in the bowl with the rest of your ingredients. Mix well, ensure the seeds don’t have too many clumps. A good mixing will smoothen the yogurt.
For a single serving solution, try 1/8 tsp vanilla extract plus 2 tsp (1-1/2 – 2 packets) splenda into 6-8 oz cup of o% fat, unsweetened, plain greek yogurt, mix and its yummy!