Easy DIY Greek yogurt

This DIY Greek Yogurt transforms a regular tub of yogurt into creamy thick Greek Yogurt overnight! Discover the difference between regular and Greek yogurt, why Greek yogurt is better for you and more expensive to buy. Plus delicious ways to naturally flavor yogurt at home.
Course Condiment
Cuisine DIY
Prep Time 10 minutes
Straining time 1 day
Total Time 10 minutes
Author Krystal


  • 1 tub Whole Milk Organic, Grass-fed Yogurt or Homemade Coconut Yogurt
  • 1 glass jar

And any ONE of the following to serve as a strainer

  • 1 cloth strainer with handle
  • 1 paper coffee filter
  • 1 piece of cheesecloth


  • Place the strainer of choice over the jar and secure it with a rubber band
  • Scoop plain yogurt into the filter
  • Cover and place in the fridge overnight 
  • The liquid whey (or in the case of coconut yogurt the water) will slowly drain through and you will be left with thick and creamy Greek Yogurt