April 9, 2010

Breyers YoCrunch review and giveaway - 10 winners!!

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Do you love yogurt? I do. But not that plain stuff. Sorry, that's just too... plain for me. I like yogurt with fruit, like peaches and strawberries. Yum!

But I never really thought about adding anything else to the yogurt. Like nuts, perhaps. Or even granola.

Granola?

Breyers YoCrunch has given tasty fruity yogurt an added healthy dimension by pairing yogurt with delicious crunchies. And each individual serving is only 100 calories!

I received a sample pack of YoCrunch and was instantly impressed with the packaging. Same wonderful Breyers yogurt but with strawberries added AND a separate attached little container of loose granola crunchies. Separate so that the granola doesn't get soggy, of course.

So all you do is pop the top on the crunchies, peel off the lid of the yogurt, pour the crunchies into the yogurt and stir. That's it. Simple. Easy. DELICIOUS! And healthy.

And only 100 calories per yummy serving!


When my sample pack came in, it was delivered to my workplace because during the week no one would be at home to receive the package and I didn't want it sitting outside until I could get home. Yeah, that was good thinking on my part, huh? Except that I didn't count on my co-workers drooling when I opened the package to see what was inside.

Breyers sent me a sample 4-pack, and of course I wanted to try it right away. I practically had to get out my whip and chair to keep everyone else away from my Breyers YoCrunch!

I mean, I'd agreed to do this review, after all, so it only makes sense that I had to actually EAT the product in order to do this review and tell you all how truly scrumptious Breyers YoCrunch really is. Honestly, you'd have thought I was the most selfish person on earth, because even if I ate one container, there were still three left and I should share with my friends, right? Yeah, right. Three single-serving containers amongst seven hungry women.

I'm not about to play favorites at work. Uh-uh. Not me. No way.

This Breyers YoCrunch is all MINE!

Ahem. But I was happy to demonstrate how the crunchies are packed separate from the yogurt and how you add them in and stir to keep them fresh and crispy. And the taste! Oh my. That wonderful Breyers yogurt taste is still there, still loaded with fruit flavor (mine was strawberry, my favorite!) and now with the added kick of granola.

Talk about a healthy snack! You honestly can't tell it's only 100 calories per serving. It tastes nothing like what you'd think a 100-calorie snack would taste like.

I was very impressed. And will be picking up some of these next time I'm grocery shopping. If the grown women in my office were salivating, listening to the mmm's and ohhh's and ahhh's I made as I indulged, imagine how your kids are gonna love 'em. Or even your husband. Want to give everybody healthier snack options? Breyers YoCrunch is an excellent choice!

Here's some info the company sent me about Breyers YoCrunch:

YoCrunch® 100 Calorie Packs are the first yogurt products to be naturally sweetened with Truvia™  rebiana. Truvia™ rebiana is the key ingredient in Truvia™ natural sweetener, the first great tasting, natural, zero calorie sweetener born from the leaves of the stevia plant.

YoCrunch® 100 Calorie Packs are the only calorie-controlled yogurt products that are naturally sweetened, providing all the taste of full-calorie low-fat yogurt but without all the calories and sugar.
 
YoCrunch® 100 Calorie Packs offer a satisfying smooth and crunchy yogurt experience in convenient 100-calorie portions that kids and moms will love. (note: and dads too, I'll bet!)

Available in five great flavors, YoCrunch® 100 Calorie Packs are made with nonfat yogurt and are perfect as a healthy snack or dessert for those craving a nutritious yet decadent sweet treat.
  • Cheesecake Yogurt with Graham Cookie Pieces
  • Strawberry Yogurt with 100% Natural Low Fat Granola
  • Vanilla Yogurt with Chocolate Chip Cookie Pieces
  • Vanilla Yogurt with Chocolate Crème Cookie Pieces
  • Vanilla Yogurt with Nestle® Buncha Crunch™ Candy Pieces
Made with no artificial sweeteners, YoCrunch® 100 Calorie Packs have added Vitamin A and D, and are a good source of calcium and protein for women and kids.  (note: and dads, don't forget the dads!)

YoCrunch® 100 Calorie Packs are available at leading grocery, health food and specialty stores nationwide at a suggested retail price of $2.99 - $3.19 for each four-pack container.

    I'm sold! The strawberries and granola were awesome, but now I'm tempted to try the other varieties as well. And you gotta love the price, too. Cheaper (and better for you) than a candy bar!


    ~~GIVEAWAY~~

    Breyers is giving away TEN coupons for a free 4-pack of your choice of the new Breyers YoCrunch! TEN!! Ten of you lucky people will get to try these scrumptious snacks for free!

    Entering is easy. Please do the mandatory first step before doing the extra entries, or they will not count. I check each and every entry, and if I can't verify the entry, it will be deleted from the competition before I determine the winner through Random.org so please make sure you use the same username, name, and/or email address for each entry, or tell me how to identify you, otherwise the entry will not count. Thank you for adhering to these giveaway rules.

    ~~Mandatory~~
    In a comment below, tell me why you want to win this.

    Extra entries - please leave separate comments for each:

    Follow my blog with Google Friend Connect. (see sidebar)

    Follow me on Twitter @tnshadylady and leave your Twitter id.

    Tweet this giveaway and leave a link to your tweet.

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    Sign up for my rss feed and/or email. Tell me what email and/or reader you used. One entry for each thing you do.

    Post this giveaway on your own blog or giveaway site or other social networking site. Leave me a link so I can verify.

    Giveaway closes midnight CST Friday April 16, 2010. Giveaway open to US residents only. Winners will be chosen by Random.org and notified by email. Winners have 72 hours to respond, or another winner will be chosen. I will provide winners' mailing addresses to the sponsor, who is responsible for prize fulfillment.

    Disclaimer: I was provided a sample of Breyers YoCrunch gratis in exchange for providing this unbiased review of the product. No other monetary consideration was involved, and my review was not influenced in any way.



    18 comments:

    rubynreba said...

    I would like to win this yogurt because I have never tried the kind with crunch and it sounds good!
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    ~Shelley~ said...

    I'd love to win because I finally got my picky, 5yo autistic son to eat yogurt and I think he would love this!

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    Ashley said...

    I want to win this because I am looking for healthier snacks that actually taste good!

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    Natalie A. said...

    I'd love to win so I could try the Vanilla with Chocolate Chip Cookies! It looks delicious! Thanks!

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    Lydia said...

    Well, I would love to win this because I've never tried, I love yogurt, and I love free! :)

    Ryan said...

    I would like to win b/c they look yummy!

    Kayla said...

    I would like to win this because I love yogurt and I haven't tried this kind so it'll be a nice change!

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    Linda said...

    I want to win because I love this yogurt.

    Marci J said...

    I would be happy to win because 1) I love yogurt and 2) I'm trying to get more calcium in my diet. Plus, I'd love to try out the new flavors.
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