7 Ways Greek Yogurt Can Come Through in a Pinch

Pop quiz: If you’re cooking for the holidays, what’s one list you’ll want to check twice? Answer: Your grocery list.

We’ve all been there: As the days go by leading up to the big meal, you continually jot down ingredient after ingredient on your list. But inevitably, once you’re home and unpacking your groceries, you’ll find something (usually a key ingredient) didn’t make it into the cart.

But don’t worry – while we can’t guarantee that this will never happen, we do have one tip that you can use in a pinch that should help: Keep a container of plain Greek yogurt on hand. It can come in handy if you run out of (or forget to buy) any of the following ingredients around the holidays. Here’s a look at how you can use it: