Healthy yogurt for babies and toddlers

My daughter loves yogurt and I know its healthy for her. I want to make sure she eats healthy yogurt, but so much of the yogurt at the grocery store us full of sugar and its really hard to find whole milk yogurt.

My preference is to give Genevieve whole milk organic yogurt with no sugar. Added sugars are in all the flavored yogurts I have seen. I generally try to give Genevieve only plain yogurt and then I add my own homemade fruit purees. This way I know that the sugars are from the fruit and not just added sweeteners.

Often I can’t find whole milk yogurt where I live and often organic is hard for me to found too. Because of this I have been known to buy whatever greek yogurt with no additives I can find.

Recently I bought her Plenti yogurt because there weren’t many options and the store didn’t have any plain or organic. I was drawn to the Plenti yogurt because of the added seeds in it. Genevieve loved it!

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This time I bit the bullet and bought the 32 oz canister because I really wanted whole milk organic yogurt and its just so hard to find in the smaller sizes.

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During the same trip to the store I was thrilled to find Kashi Overnight Museli (although I settled for the cherry instead of the plain). I had read some great reviews about it and wanted Genevieve to try it since she has started liking oatmeal.

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I made it up as instructed and the next day Genevieve tried it. She really liked the museli when my husband fed it to her, but she normally won’t take one from me and this was no different.

I thought about it and I figured out that if I mixed the yogurt and muesli it would be similar to the Plenti yogurt. It was! When I put it into a Kindle pouch, Genevieve gobbled it down!

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Bonus, its so much healthier than the Plenti!

Grain, seed, and but yogurt:

Prepared Overnight Muesli
Organic whole milk yogurt

Mix proportions based on your preferred consistency.

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