Activia Greek

I love yogurt. I believe most people like yogurt in some form or flavor. The Dannon Company has now combined my two favorite kinds of yogurt; Greek yogurt and Activia! I love the thick, rich flavor of Greek yogurt and the digestive benefits of Activia. The nice part of Greek Activia is that it comes in a variety of flavors so there is bound to be a flavor for everyone! I have tried the Orchard Peach, the Raspberry, and the Vanilla. The other flavors include Garden Blueberry, Strawberry Patch, and Tropical Fruit.

I have to say that the Raspberry Greek Activia is amazing. As amazing as this yogurt tastes, the health benefits are even better!! Dannon Activia Greek yogurt has 0g of fat, 12g of protein and only 130 calories per container (each container is 5.3oz which is a nice serving size!). As for the digestive benefits, Activia Greek has the probiotic culture Bifidus Regularis, which helps regulate your digestive system. I am someone who has digestive issues and I love the fact I get a great tasting yogurt and a food that will help, not hinder, my stomach problems!! So if you love yogurt, especially Greek yogurt, and want a delicious and nutritious yogurt, try Dannon Activia Greek yogurt-it’s amazing!

Yoplait Greek 100

With summer coming to a close, we all want to savor the last smells, tastes and memories of our favorite season. An easy way to do this is to try the newest rich and creamy addition to the Yoplait family, Yoplait Greek! The new Greek yogurt, with real fruit and all-natural colors, sweeteners and flavors, will keep you in paradise with some of summer’s favorite flavors- Coconut, Pineapple and Tangerine. In addition to the variety of delicious flavors, each serving of Yoplait Greek contains 150 calories or less per serving, making it a simple and satisfying snack pre- or post- beach.

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If you are interested in a lower-calorie option, Yoplait also offers Yoplait Greek 100 which is the only Greek yogurt endorsed by Weight Watchers® with a PointsPlus® value of 2 per serving. Not only is it a delicious snack on its own, but it can be used to make a variety of desserts, drinks and entrees to help you stay cool through Labor Day, including Greek 100 FroYo, Greek 100 Key Lime Gin and Tonic, Greek 100 FroYo Sandwiches, Greek 100 Root Beer Floats and Orange Ice Cream Floats.

I don’t think I know anyone that doesn’t like yogurt. By itself, yogurt can be a healthy snack, the start to a good morning as breakfast, or as the beginning of an awesome low fat smoothie. There are different, I mean tons of different, varieties out there and now to add to it all there is an even healthier option: Greek yogurt! Who knew yogurt could be healthier, right??   Yoplait is my favorite brand of yogurt and they have added Greek yogurt to their amazing selection of yogurt. It comes in a lot of different flavors and fruits to satisfy every taste bud.   One of my favorite parts of this delicious yogurt is that it is low in calories! These cute little cups have only 100 calories per serving! Greek yogurt, for those of you who have yet to try this type of yogurt, is a thicker consistency but really fills you up! My favorite is the Yoplait Greek 100 in strawberry. I have it as a snack after a workout, or as my breakfast with some granola on top, but I have also used it in baking! Not only is this yogurt delicious and nutritious, it is also
versatile! With only 100 calories, 0g of fat, and 10g of protein per serving, who wouldn’t love Yoplait Greek yogurt?!?

NoOodles

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As anyone who knows me knows, I love working out and I am a healthy eater most of the time. I look for foods that are low fat, low sodium, and low calorie. This is where NoOodle comes in; pasta without the carbs!

I was skeptical at first. There can’t possibly be a product out there like this-pasta noodles without carbs or fat or calories? These noodles are made from the yam-like root of the Asian konjac plant. Sound strange? Absolutely. However, these noodles are so easy to make and eat that you will quickly get over the strange name. These noodles come in a bag that you must strain in a colander and rinse in cold water for about a minute. There is a strong odor that comes from the mineral lime ingredient. Then you cut the NoOodles to the desired length and place them in a non-stick skillet. Heat the noodles on a medium heat for 2-3 minutes to absorb the excess moisture and top with whatever you choose to complete your meal!

I made the NoOodles with a basic marinara sauce for a low calories lunch and was pleasantly surprised!
Much like my usual spaghetti and marinara it tasted delicious, but the selling point was that it filled me up for the afternoon! I wasn’t back in the kitchen an hour later starving like I am after
my spaghetti dinner.

The NoOodles are all natural, no calories, no fat, no carbs, no soy, no gluten, taste great, and are filling!