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Wednesday, April 28

Homemade Yogurt


When I make lunches for my girls I like to give them a balanced diet. They always have some fruit, something I've cooked, a sandwich, dried fruit and/or nuts and yogurt. My Mum bought me an EasiYo Maker for a present a while ago and I really enjoyed making yogurt for the girls whenever we needed it rather than buying it from the shop but they didn't always like the flavours no matter how many I tried. I read the Down to Earth blog daily, it's always filled with ways to get back to basics and reconnect with your home. I was inspired by a post some time ago and decided to make my own yogurt from scratch, that way I could flavour it more to the girls taste. I used this recipe on the net because I had all the ingredients but there are many more on the net and because I already had the yogurt maker I had the perfect container for it to ferment overnight. The taste is a bit tart but with some organic honey added to it, the taste is just delicious, even better knowing that I made it from scratch. If you really like yogurt and enjoy trying a new recipe then I would give it a go, you'll be proud of yourself. :)

Catherine xo

4 comments:

  1. Thanks so much for the link! We have an easy-yo yoghurt maker but I'm always a bit iffy about the packet stuff. Can't wait to try it from sratch. Thanks for popping in and for your lovely comment :)

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  2. Wow, I've never heard of making your own yoghurt - looks yummy. Bet the girls like it. You are such a good Mum filling your girls' lunchboxes which such healthy things, some of the lunchboxes I used to see when I was teaching were scary.

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  3. Interesting. I'd not thought of making our own. We go through soooo much here and it isn't cheap. Thanks for the link and making me think....mmm xox

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  4. We have an easi-yo but I had heard you could make it from scratch. Then I could make it with A2 milk as well.

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