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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 Athens, Greece Elizabeth Hotel
8.5 10
Elizabeth Hotel
46, Arkadias Str., 11527 Athens, Greece

Elizabeth Hotel is only 10 minutes away from Panormou Metro Station. Syntagma Square is just 4 stops away using the metro and the Eleftherios Venizelos Airport can be easily reached as it is directly connected with Panormou Metro Station.

Hotel in Ios, Greece Brother's Hotel
9.7 10
Brother's Hotel
Yialos, Chora, 84001 Ios, Greece

Brother's Hotel is located in Chora Ios, only an 8-minute walk from the sandy and well-organised beach of Yialos. Ios Port is 1.5 km away.

Appartment in Laconia, Greece Iris Guesthouse
Iris Guesthouse
Kefalari Agiou Ioannou, Mystras, 23100 Laconia, Greece

Iris Guesthouse is located in the village of Agios Ioannis, just a 10-minute drive from Mystras. Sparti is a 14-minute drive away. Kalamata International Airport is approximately an hour's drive away.


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