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Shred before you Wed is a fitness and workout blog that features wedding workouts, bridal fitness and getting into shape for your wedding and onward!

The Trick to Yogurt

So while breakfast is important, we're realizing that a lot of "healthy" foods aren't actually quite so healthy. Greek Yogurt is one of those foods if you don't eat it the right way. It has a ton of protein & little fat, but only if you're getting the right kind, which usually means that it doesn't taste that great... but here's my trick to it:

  • Buy a Greek Yogurt that has few added ingredients (plain Chobani as well as plain FAGE are good options)
  • To make it taste better: have frozen organic cherries & blueberries in your freezer; take them out for breakfast & microwave 1/2 cup of mixed berries for about 30 seconds. This gets them warm & juices flowing out of them
  • Add 1 tsp vanilla extract to 1 serving of plain Greek yogurt, then mix in the berries
  • If you'd like to add a few more carbs, throw in some pumpkin seed granola :)

Why buy flavored yogurt when you can do it at home? Not only will it be better for you, but it'll be FRESH & taste great.

Green Tea Recipe

  1. Brew LOOSE LEAF green tea (much healthier than tea bags)
  2. Add 1 tbsp lemon juice (fresh squeezed)
  3. Add 1 tbsp raw honey
  4. And here's the trick: cut a small piece of ginger root - place in garlic mincer & squeeze 8-10 drops of ginger juice into tea

Enjoy! 

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