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?!?

101 Farmhouse Favorites Giveaway and a Chicken & Dumplings Recipe too!

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101 Farmhouse Favorites is filled with all the wonderful dishes that made meals at the farmhouse so memorable, and now you can inspire warm memories of your own! Start your morning off right with a big slice of Easy Bacon Frittata or some Swirled Coffee Cake. Gather the family ’round the table for dinner with easy favorites like Cayenne Fried Chicken, BBQ Pork Ribs and Grandma’s Buttery Mashed Potatoes. There’s no better way to top off a hearty farmhouse dinner than with a luscious dessert…how about a big slice of Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie or Root Beer Cake? There is also a canning chapter in 101 Farmhouse Favorites, with great recipes that let you store away a little bit of summer to enjoy all year long. You’re sure to love Garlic Dill Pickles, Mom’s Peach Butter and Our Favorite Salsa.

Like all of Gooseberry Farms cookbooks, this one does not disappoint. I love how easy everything is to make and how they use ingredients that are easily found. We just had this for dinner:

101 Farmhouse Favorites Giveaway and a Chicken & Dumplings Recipe too!
 
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Serves: 4-6
Ingredients
  • 4 boneless/skinless chicken breasts cubed
  • 1 10-3/4 oz cans cream of chicken soup
  • 2 cups water
  • ¼ cup diced onion
  • 1 cube chicken bouillon
  • 1 10 oz pkgs refrigerated biscuits torn into one inch pieces
Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredients except biscuits in a slow cooker.
  2. Cover and cook on low for 5-6 hours.
  3. minutes before serving add in biscuit pieces to slow cooker and stir gently.
  4. Cover and cook on high setting for an additional 30 minutes or until biscuits are cooked through.

 

Since I love this cookbook, I have arranged for one of you to win a copy! Here’s what you need to do:

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The Artisan Soda Workshop

Like most Americans, I am a soda fan. Yes, I know that I probably drink too much soda, so I try and make it as good for me as possible.

With “The Artisan Soda Workshop” recipe book, you can make your own refreshing, all-natural sodas at home (with or without a SodaStream). With 70 palate-pleasing recipes, step-by-step instructions and dozens of colorful photos, this book makes it easy to create your own fruit, herb and spice syrups and bubbly concoctions for Pineapple-Basil soda, Sparkling Rosemary-Lemonade soda, and Hibiscus soda. You can also recreate your soda fountain favorites—cherry cola, root beer, cream soda—with at-home ingredients. There is even a chapter for alcohol enhanced drinks.  For me, I love that I can make personal favorite sodas like root beer.  I also love that I can make strawberry soda too (another favorite of mine!).

If you want to make your own homemade soda, I highly recommend getting a copy of The Artisan Soda Workshop.