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donnie Wed 28-Jan-15 12:02:05

Hi folks. Can anyone suggest some yoghurts which don't have masses of sugar please? I don't want the fat free ones either. My two dds love yoghurt and I want them to eat it but I would prefer healthier types if possible.


stargirl1701 Wed 28-Jan-15 12:03:51

Plain, natural yoghurt.

ChippingInLatteLover Wed 28-Jan-15 12:06:00

Greek yogurt. Plain. It takes a bit if getting used to but it's nice. I buy the FAGE TOTAL it's 3.8g of sugar per 100g.

Tory79 Wed 28-Jan-15 12:06:32

Rachel's yoghurts have no added sugar

hoppus Wed 28-Jan-15 12:29:04

Tesco have plain greek yoghurt in individual size pots, my DD eats those. Otherwise the big tubs of full fat Total greek yoghurt

ireallydontlikemonday Wed 28-Jan-15 12:56:47

Greek yogurt. I love it plain but mix in a handful of frozen blueberries for the kids.

TwoLittleTerrors Wed 28-Jan-15 14:34:02

Plain yoghurt, and I buy compote to sweeten it myself.

Artandco Wed 28-Jan-15 14:34:52

Total Greek yogurt.

FamilyAdventure Wed 28-Jan-15 14:41:49

Lidl plain Greek yoghurt. 10% fat, sugar free and delicious. Although I was told recently the Turkish one is even better but I've never tried it.

It tastes more like a proper pudding than a "guilt free treat" - it really annoys me when crappy food is advertised like that.

SunTree Wed 28-Jan-15 14:44:31

Is that true about Rachel's? Very good news, if so!

Graciescotland Wed 28-Jan-15 14:51:28

Rachel's are sweetened with fruit purees but still nice. I also buy the 10% fat greek style yoghurt which is sugar free, DS's tend to have it with fruit anyway or if I'm feeling kind a drizzle of local honey.

FamilyAdventure Wed 28-Jan-15 14:51:55

Rachel's yoghurts are delicious and are free from all the nasty additives in many brands but they do have loads of (organic) sugar in them, except the plain one.

I just checked the ingredients on a Strawberry one. Sugar is the 2nd thing listed, meaning it has more sugar than fruit.

IHaveBrilloHair Wed 28-Jan-15 14:55:01

I like full fat greek with I sometimes add honey to.

ClaireFraser Wed 28-Jan-15 14:56:25

Another vote for Lidl Greek yoghurt, £1.69 (iirc) for a 1kg tub and is absolutely delicious.

They also do a really nice fruit yoghurt with a short ingredients list with ingredients I've actually heard of, same size tub again and about 20p more. It does have sugar but it's a 'sensible' amount iirc, plus it's not bloody revolting low-fat yoghurt.

MumSnotBU Wed 28-Jan-15 15:15:06

I make mine with a yoghurt maker from Lakeland £19.99 approx.its like a big bottle warmer and you just put 1l UHT milk in with a bit of old yoghurt (I use a basics one for a starter if I don't have some home made already) and leave it on overnight. It makes lovely natural yoghurt, not acid tasting, just creamy. And doesn't taste like UHT milk at all. Our 4 dcs eat loads of it for breakfast or pudding with fruit. Also great for cooking with, eg add to a curry sauce or use like creme fraiche. About 50p a litre which is half the price of the basics one, so you get your money back quite quickly if you go through about 3l a week like we do!

MumSnotBU Wed 28-Jan-15 15:15:46

That sounded like an advert! blush

SunTree Wed 28-Jan-15 15:21:38

MumSnot wins the thread!

Chalalala Wed 28-Jan-15 15:29:06

I had the same question as the OP!

it really bugs me how skewed the perception/marketing of "healthy" is. It's incredibly easy to find low-fat yoghurt, but near impossible to find low-sugar yoghurts other than plain yoghurts.

I would much rather buy a full-fat fruit yoghurt with no added sugar, than buy a low-fat yoghurt full of sugar.

Why aren't they making these?!!!

donnie Wed 28-Jan-15 18:01:23

thanks everyone - Chalalala I completely agree, I don't mind the yoghurt being full fat but it's the hidden sugar I want to avoid. I will definitely try the Greek yoghurts mentioned here, and add a little honey or some berries.

Back2Two Wed 28-Jan-15 18:02:52

Yeo valley.
They have sugar, but not loads and all the rest of the ingredients are good stuff

dreamingofsun Wed 28-Jan-15 19:43:08

agree with mumsnot, make your own with lakeland maker

Graciescotland Thu 29-Jan-15 15:06:59

The Rachels one without sugar is the taste explorers, it's aimed at young kids I think but my DS's 4 and 2 like them.

Tory79 Sun 01-Feb-15 17:01:35

Yes the taste explorer ones are what we get

BehindEveryCloud Sun 01-Feb-15 17:05:07

Rachel's My First Yoghurt is just yoghurt and fruit purée like someone above said. Tried it, taste nice.

Theonlyoneiknow Sun 01-Feb-15 17:05:50

Will deffo check out the lidl yogs

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