This delicious protein yogurt fruit dip is the perfect addition to your daily meal plan as a snack or even for a high protein breakfast option! This is one of my favorite protein yogurt recipes!
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Yogurt is a wonderful source of protein, especially Greek yogurt, but you can increase the protein by adding protein powder. You can create a delicious and and protein packed fruit dip for adults or children.
Protein Yogurt Fruit Dip Recipe
This recipe is perfect for a healthy snack or party appetizer! Protein yogurt fruit dip is a delicious and easy way to get your fruits and and sometimes vegetables, plus a healthy in one tasty dish.
What fruits work best with protein yogurt fruit dip?
You can use any fruit you like with this protein dip recipe. Sometimes the dip gets thick so you might consider fruits that are more solid and will not fall apart easily. You can also put softer fruits on skewers or tooth picks to dip in the protein yogurt recipe. Here are a few of my favorite fruits to dip:
- Pear Slices
- Thick Banana Slices
- Kiwi Slices
This is a basic protein yogurt fruit dip recipe. The idea is to get as much protein as possible in a simple snack or appetizer. There are lots of other variations of this recipe, but for the purpose of keeping this one simple we only include three simple ingredients:
- Greek Yogurt
- Protein Powder
- Peanut Butter
How much protein in this fruit dip?
The exact amount of protein in this recipe will depend greatly on the ingredients you choose. This amount especially depends on the type of protein powder you use. However, you can just about count on at least 50 grams of protein in the entire recipe. The amount of protein you take in depends on how you split up the recipe. The protein breakdown of the ingredients should be something similar to this:
- Greek Yogurt – 15 grams
- Peanut Butter – 16 grams
- Protein Powder – 20 Grams
What type of protein powder should I use for this recipe?
You can use any type of protein powder you like for this recipe. This one is my favorite protein powder, but you should consider a few things when choosing your protein powder:
- Flavor (Chocolate pairs well with the peanut butter in this recipe.)
- Amount of protein per serving
- quality of ingredients
How do I add protein powder to Greek yogurt?
Adding the protein powder to the yogurt is pretty simple. I suggest using a blender or hand mixer and adding the protein powder a little bit at a time. To learn all the tips and tricks your need in this post about how to add protein to Greek yogurt.
Is protein yogurt fruit dip good for kids?
This fruit dip recipe is a great way to get extra protein and extra calories into kids. I really love this recipe for your youngest G Tube fed child with feeding issues. This is a great recipe for kids who can only tolerate a pudding like texture of food. Since my daughter struggles with weight gain and nutrition, this dip really packs and extra punch for her.
Can you make protein yogurt fruit dip organic?
You absolutely make an organic version of this recipe simply by choosing organic ingredients to work with. Just remember that most organic ingredients have earlier expiration dates that other foods with processed ingredients.
How do you store the fruit dip?
Once your dip is mixed together, you should store it in a sealed container in the refrigerator. Resist the urge to dip straight from the container as this could leave food particles in your dip and cause it to go bad faster. Scoop out the amount of dip you want to use in for one meal or snack and store the rest back in the refrigerator.
You can also store smaller amounts in individual serving containers and just pull out one container when you are ready to eat.
How long will protein yogurt fruit dip last in the refrigerator?
The yogurt fruit dip will last in the refrigerator as long as the yogurt is good. It is a good idea to check the date on the yogurt and then label your dip container with that date so you will know when to toss it out if you don’t use it.
Can you freeze protein yogurt fruit dip?
Freezing this fruit dip is not a great idea. When it thaws, the dip tends to separate and get runny. You can, however, make the dip a few days ahead of time before you need to take it to a party or serve it for a snack. If you include this dip in your weekend meal prep, be sure to use it toward the beginning of the week.
More Protein Yogurt Recipes
- Overnight Protein Oats Recipe
- Almond Butter Greek Yogurt Fruit Dip
- How to Add Protein to Greek Yogurt
- How to Add Protein Powder to Yogurt
- Greek Yogurt Chocolate Muffins via In the Kids Kitchen
- 1 Cup Greek Yogurt
- 4 Tbsp Peanut Butter
- 1 scoop protein powder
- Mix yogurt and protein powder until smooth.
- Mix peanut butter into yogurt and protein mixture and blend until smooth and evenly mixed.
- Store in airtight container in refrigerator.
- Serve chilled.