Homemade yogurt with healthy mix-ins

Jul 1, 2013 at 3:00 a.m. ET

Why buy yogurt when you can make it at home?

Homemade Yogurt

You probably already have all the ingredients to make this yogurt at home!

Homemade yogurt with healthy mix-ins

Slightly adapted from Bon Appetit.


  • 4 cups whole milk
  • 4 tablespoons plain yogurt with live active cultures


  1. Heat milk over medium heat in a saucepan, stirring constantly until thermometer reaches 185 degrees F.
  2. Reduce heat to low and cook for 20 minutes.
  3. Place the saucepan in a large bowl or pot filled with ice water. Stir constantly until the temperature reaches 110 degrees F.
  4. Add the yogurt with live cultures. Pour the yogurt into a jar and allow it to sit at room temperature for 10 to 12 hours.
  5. Refrigerate. When serving, add healthy mix-ins such as fresh fruit and nuts.

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