Prepare and chill as directed. Line a strainer with two layers of 100-percent-cotton cheesecloth and set strainer over a bowl. Drain yogurt through strainer. Continue to drain until yogurt reaches desired consistency. You can use the whey liquid in the bowl for smoothies, baking, or whatever you like.
Prepare as directed, except stir 1 Tbsp. vanilla or coffee extract into cooled milk mixture before adding the yogurt.Nutrition per serving: Same as above, except 64 calories, 8 g carbohydrate
Prepare as directed, except stir 2 Tbsp. mashed ripe fruit, such as blueberries, raspberries, peaches, or mango, into each jar before chilling.Nutrition per serving: Same as above, except 64 calories, 8 g carbohydrate, 1% Vitamin C
When using low-fat milk, the yogurt can be a little thin. The addition of nonfat dry milk powder adds protein and helps make a thicker product. You can also use whole milk for a thicker, creamier yogurt.