Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Wednesday Taste Test Challenge: Breyer's YoCrunch 100-Calorie Yogurt

One of the healthy-eating changes that I've been trying to incorporate lately is eating/drinking more dairy products. I'm in my 40s, so I need to do all I can to keep my...ahem...older bones strong and healthy. I like skim milk, but I have to admit that I wasn't making it a priority in my daily diet. I've been making a real effort to have at least one...and preferably two...dairy products each day for the past couple of months. For me, an easy way to reach that goal is is to have yogurt for breakfast or for one of my snacks.

I tend to rotate between several favorites: Yoplait Light Thick & Creamy Key Lime Pie, Fiber One Key Lime (zero WW points!!), and Yo-Plus Light Vanilla Honey.  Last weekend, I had a coupon for Breyer's new YoCrunch 100-calorie I decided to give it a try. I had it for breakfast yesterday and thought it was pretty tasty. There were several different combinations of yogurt and crunchy toppings on store shelves, but I decided to try the strawberry yogurt with granola to sprinkle on top.

This yogurt is sweetened with a blend of sugar and Truvia, which is an all-natural zero-calorie sweetener that's made from the stevia plant. The yogurt has a nice creamy texture, and the granola stayed very crunchy. Together, it was a great flavor combination! The only complaint that I have about this yogurt is that the serving size is pretty small...about 1/3 of a cup. I think that it will make a great after-work snack, but I needed to add a granola bar to make it a satisfying breakfast. Bottom line: this yogurt won't replace Yoplait Light Thick & Creamy Key Lime Pie in my affections, but it is still quite tasty.

1 comment:

  1. Yogurt is a nice way to add calcium to your diet. I find I prefer non-sweetened yogurt.