I love yogurt and have been eating it since I was a little kid.
It started with Yoplait custard style yogurts when I was little because fruit on the bottom used to gross me out. I remember coming home from school and peeling off the wrapper of a Yoplait and devouring the smooth yogurt in seconds.
In college, I still ate yogurt but because I was more health conscious, I would look for the yogurts with the lowest calories. Little did I know at the time, that often meant they were full of chemical sweeteners. I remember trying a Dannon one time after they did something to get the calorie count from 100+ to 80 or 60, and it made me gag it tasted so badly of chemicals.
I haven't eaten Dannon since, but I would still bounce back and forth between other brands of fat-free yogurt just depending what was on sale, until the Greek yogurt craze started to take off.
I was slower jumping in that bandwagon because Greek yogurt is so different from normal yogurt, but now I eat Greek yogurt almost exclusively.
However, when Stonyfield offered me coupons to sample their fat free organic yogurt (non-Greek style), I was willing to give it a try. I liked the idea of eating organic, plus, Stonyfield's fat free yogurt doesn't contain any chemical sweeteners. That was a big seller in my book.
I tried two flavors, SuperFruits (which contains pomegranate, rasperry and acai) and Chocolate Underground. I liked the light, fruity flavors in SuperFruits, but the chocolate was definitely my favorite. It was just the right amount of sweet for a mid-afternoon pick-me-up. I added two small scoops of peanut butter to add an extra bit of protein and the chocolate/peanut butter combination was perfect.
While for the most part, I will probably still choose Greek yogurt, I like knowing there's an option for non-Greek style yogurt that is good for me and still tasty.
To help promote the new look and feel of their fat-free, organic yogurts, Stonyfield has offered to give away some free yogurts and an organic makeup set to one lucky winner. (Fellas, feel free to enter to win the yogurt, you can always give the makeup to a lady friend!)
To enter, just leave a comment below telling me your favorite brand and flavor of yogurt. I'll pick a winner next week when I get back from vacation.
The Stonyfield coupons are only valid at U.S. stores. Apologies to my international readers!