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Greek yoghourt, the best breakfast to start your day while travelling

Greece ● 15 March 2017
 

The Greek yoghourt is famous worldwide due to its special taste, its quality and its preparation, which makes it an ideal way to start your day with energy. Particularly when you travel, you need a rich breakfast that will keep you active during the day and will give you the strength you want to walk and explore the new destination. In every hotel and hostel in Greece, the breakfast includes Greek yoghourt in many variations and with many ingredients to combine this amazing product in order to have the taste and the recipe you want.

Greek yoghourt

The Greek or strained yoghourt is different from the regular because it is a creamy, rich yoghourt with less sugar, more carbs and a tart taste. It is a nutritious snack that can benefit your health in many ways. A plain cup of non-fat Greek yoghourt includes vitamins and other nutrients, such as minerals and protein. In detail, yoghourt has a higher amount of protein than milk. Remember that protein is vital for your body to have energy during a tiring day, to build bones and muscles and to have a healthy immune system. The Greek yoghourt includes also probiotics, vitamin B-12, iodine and potassium. Probiotics are healthy bacteria that keep you regular and happy, decreasing stomach issues, calcium helps your vital organs to function properly, while the vitamin B-12 is essential for your red blood cells, your brain and the DNA synthesis. Potassium lowers the blood pressure and iodine is important for proper thyroid function.

The recipes with Greek yoghourt are numerous. For breakfast, you can combine it with honey, nuts, cinnamon, fresh or dried fruits, such as banana, strawberries, figs or cherries. Alternatively, very tasteful is also the Greek yoghourt with ginger, corn, marmalade or biscuits. Even during a diet, you can definitely combine it with honey, if you don't like its sour taste, because it provides you with fewer calories than any other snack. Greek yoghourt is also used in Greece as an ingredient in many desserts, instead of cream or whipped cream, in order to have a healthier, more nutritious and less fatty delicacy. It is also used in food recipes because it is perfectly combined with chicken, turkey, pistachio, curry and turmeric.

In your next vacations in Greece, don't forget to eat Greek yoghourt as a breakfast, and you will be surprised to see that you won't get hungry for many hours. This Greek product is the perfect solution for sightseeing all day long, but you can eat is also as a snack during the day. You can find it in any mini market, everywhere in Greece, and the good news are that it is very cheap (1-2€ per cup).

Where to Stay

Hotel in Piraeus, Greece Hotel Achillion
Hotel Achillion
63, Notara Str., 18524 Piraeus, Greece

Located in the heart of Piraeus, Hotel Achillion offers accommodation only 400 meters from the port and 700 meters from the railway/metro station Piraeus. The Athens International Airport can be reached in 1 hour and 50 minutes with the bus X96 or in 1 hour and 30 minutes with the electric train and metro.

Villa in Naxos, Greece Depis Sea Side Villas
Depis Sea Side Villas
Mikri Vigla, 84300 Naxos, Greece

Depis Sea Side Villas are located just 100 m away from the long, sandy beach of Mikri Vigla. The center of Mikri Vigla village can be reached within a 10-minute walk. Famous Orkos beach is at 1 km. Naxos town with its beautiful, historical center and the main port is at 12 km. Naxos Airport is 8 km away from the property.

Hotel in Aegina, Greece Klonos Anna
Klonos Anna
48, Kazantzaki Str., 18010 Aegina, Greece

The family run Klonos Anna hotel is located 5 minutes walk from Kolona beach and 1.3 km from the main port of Aegina island and the center of the town. Aegina can be easily reached with a ferry boat from Piraeus (Athens), or Agistri and Methana islands.


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