I wrote this post while participating in a blog tour conducted by Clever Girls on behalf of Dannon. I have been compensated for my time commitment to the program but my opinions are my own.
For more information and recipe ideas, visit www.oikosyogurt.com or www.Facebook.com/oikos. I was selected for this sponsorship by the Clever Girls Collective, which endorses Blog With Integrity, as I do.
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It's coming. The cool nights are setting in. The clouds are coming back. The corn stalks are drying up. Just this week you could start to feel the first hints of fall in the Pacific Northwest. In addition to all of the fabulous things that fall brings: deep jewel tones, scarves, crunchy leaves, the last of the fresh produce, warm cinnamon scents, beautiful scenery....I know for a lot of you, it's also bringing school: which in my house means a panic about what to feed everyone as life gets busy again.
|This is the Blueberry 'fruit on the bottom' kind - yum!|
Not only is this yogurt pretty fabulous by itself, but I think you could definitely go a long way with this as a recipe ingredient or maybe even a condiment. Oikos® is so thick and creamy, that you could spread it on your bagel instead of strawberrry cream cheese for all the flavor but none of the fat. And it was exactly that thought that inspired my recipe below. It is super fast and easy to make, is packed with protein and is low in fat. I personally think it would be a great way to start your day on your way out the door to work or school.
Dannon is also offering a coupon to try this yogurt for free! (we all know that's my favorite price). Head over to their Facebook page to 'like' them and grab the coupon.(update: It appears this current promotion was so popular they have run out of coupons. If you visit the page, you can still click the link to get a coupon for the Stonyfield Oikos and by liking the page you'll be able to find out about new coupon offers they have in the future)
Strawberry Yogurt Waffle Stack
2 Frozen Waffles (I used multigrain waffles from Trader Joe's)
1 container Strawberry flavored Dannon® Oikos® greek yogurt
2 or more strawberries, washed and sliced
1) Throw your waffles in the toaster. While they are toasting, wash and slice your strawberries. Mix your yogurt if bought the fruit on the bottom kind.
2) Stack your waffley goodness:Layer 2: Spread about 1/3 of the yogurt
Layer 3: Sliced Strawberries
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I have partnered with Dannon to help promote the Dannon Oikos Greek Yogurt Series. I have been compensated for my time commitment to the program, which includes writing about the promotion and product. However, my opinions are entirely my own and I have not been paid to publish positive comments. A big thanks to the Clever Girls Collective and Dannon for this great opportunity to try their new yogurt. I really enjoyed this great new product and think that the Oikos yogurt will be making a regular appearance in the Bonham refrigerator.