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Daiya Introduces Greek Yogurt Alternative

Posted on September 15, 2015

Get your spoons ready! Daiya, the leader and creator of deliciously dairy-free foods, is expanding its line of plant-based offerings to include a new Greek Yogurt Alternative. With previous offerings spanning the lunch, dinner and snack categories, Daiya can now add ‘breakfast’ to its list, with the Greek Yogurt Alternative boasting 8g of protein and available in four delicious flavors, including peach, strawberry, black cherry and blueberry. Your spoon will be empty before you know it!

“Since hitting grocery shelves nearly six weeks ago, sales are significantly exceeding our expectations,” said Michael Lynch, Daiya vice president of marketing. “This is a strong testament to the growing demand for plant-based options and also demonstrates we’re meeting a real consumer need.”

Made from a signature blend featuring coconut and pea protein, the smooth and creamy Greek Yogurt Alternative is bursting with real fruit. Health-minded individuals or people on the go can enjoy it as a standalone meal or snack, or as a complement to a favorite recipe, from parfaits to smoothies.

“Daiya prides itself in offering better-for-you versions of the everyday foods people love to eat,” added Lynch. “Whenever we go into the test kitchen, our goal is to enable people to enjoy the wonderful experience of dairy without any compromise. This rich and creamy Greek Yogurt Alternative delivers the taste and texture of traditional yogurt, along with better nutrition that today’s mindful consumers crave.”

Try this quick and tasty gluten-free Blueberry Pancake Recipe, courtesy of Daiya:

Ingredients

  • 1⁄4 cup Daiya Blueberry Greek Yogurt Alternative
  • 1⁄2 cup gluten-free rolled oats
  • 1⁄2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1⁄2 ripe medium-sized banana
  • 6 Tbsp. egg white alternative
  • 1-2 Tbsp. almond milk (add more depending on thickness of batter)
  • 1⁄2 tsp. vanilla extract

Directions:

  1. Coat skillet with light layer of olive oil and preheat over medium heat
  2. Blend all ingredients until oats are fully broken down and batter is smooth and frothy; let batter sit and thicken for a few minutes
  3. Pour batter onto skillet until desired size of pancakes is reached and cook about 5 minutes, flipping halfway, until bubbles begin to form on the tops of the pancakes
  4. Add your favorite topping and enjoy!

Daiya’s Greek Yogurt Alternative (SRP $1.99) is the latest addition to the company’s existing dairy, gluten, and soy-free food lineup, including the first-ever deluxe dairy-, gluten- and soy-free Cheezy Mac, scrumptious Cheezecakes, and artisanal pizzas, as well as a core line of dairy-free Shreds, Blocks, Slices and Cream Cheese Style Spreads.

For more information or to locate a store near you, visit www.DaiyaFoods.com.

About Daiya Foods

Daiya Foods was founded in 2008 out of a love for food and a commitment to healthy living. Today, as the industry leader, Daiya remains passionate about celebrating wonderful food that is dairy-free, gluten-free and soy-free. Its swap-worthy, plant-based foods are available in the dairy case and freezer aisle at more than 20,000 grocery stores in the U.S., including Whole Foods, Kroger’s, Safeway and Publix, as well as most natural food retailers. For more information about Daiya, please visit www.DaiyaFoods.com, become a fan on Facebook or follow us on Twitter and Instagram.

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