Tuesday, May 12, 2015

greek yogurt 52 ways: #14 peach cobbler

The ideas for this project usually come to me like this: "a). What dessert do I like? b). Can I make it lighter, simpler, and add Greek yogurt?" (That or scrolling through Pinterest).

Well... the other day I thought, a). "I like peach cobbler." b). "I will look for a lighter, simpler recipe online. And yes, I can make it a la mode with Greek yogurt instead of ice cream." Gasp. Instead of ice cream?! Yes. Instead of ice cream... because this can be a dessert or breakfast that satisfies (being that it has all that protein and not a ton of sugar!).
greek yogurt 52 ways: no. 14 peach cobbler
For this dessert, I made the cobbler first. I came across several sites with the following recipe:
greek yogurt 52 ways: no. 14 peach cobbler
Preheat your oven to 375*. Empty 2- 15 oz. cans of peaches into an 8x8 dish including the lite syrup. (Though I used the syrup from both cans this time, I would use only the syrup of one can next time). Cover with 1 cup of dry, yellow cake mix. Spoon 1/2 stick of melted butter over the cake mix. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes or until the top is golden brown. Allow your cobbler to cool for 20 minutes.
greek yogurt 52 ways: no. 14 peach cobbler
Easy, right?? And looks yummy already.

Next, layer 1/2 cup of vanilla, Greek yogurt on the bottom of your bowl (as you know by now it's my favorite- that's because it's slightly sweetened!).
greek yogurt 52 ways: no. 14 peach cobbler
Add some of your still- warm peach cobbler to the top of your yogurt. Add a dollop of whipped cream and ground cinnamon if you'd like.
greek yogurt 52 ways: no. 14 peach cobbler
Then... you know what to do. Enjoy!
greek yogurt 52 ways: no. 14 peach cobbler
This is my new favorite.

Have any Greek yogurt, dessert recipes you'd like to share? Leave your recipes or links in the comments. :)

If you try a recipe I share, be sure to let me know! Use the hashtag: #greekyogurt52ways.

**This year I'm making Greek yogurt 52 ways. Read about why I'm doing this project right here and read about the health benefits of Greek yogurt right here. See all of the ways I've incorporated Greek yogurt into my dessert or breakfast so far here. I recently completed a 52 sandwiches project. Read more about that project here.**

2 comments:

  1. This sounds yummy. I've made cobbler similar to this before but will now try using the Greek yogurt rather than ice cream. It may just unseat my current favorite - the Almond Joy Greek yogurt! I'm also loving the Fiber One lemon bars, although I've yet to try them with the yogurt because they make a great mid-afternoon snack as is. Thanks for sharing your recipes!

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    1. I'm so glad you're enjoying the almond joy yogurt. Let me know what you think of the cobbler with yogurt if you try it. :)

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