Product Review: Oikos Greek Yogurt - Caramel & Chocolate
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Aug 4 2010

Product Review: Oikos Greek Yogurt – Caramel & Chocolate

Greek yogurt has been all the rage for a while now. It is thicker than normal yogurt, has more protein, less lactose & fewer carbs. Why is this? The whey is removed from the yogurt by straining it and a thicker, more creamy yogurt remains. Oikos is the first certified organic Greek yogurts and is one of my favorites on the market. They have plain, blueberry, strawberry, honey, vanilla and the newest – chocolate & caramel.

The chocolate & caramel yogurts come in the 4-packs.

The chocolate yogurt has 110 calories, 10 grams of protein and a respectable ingredient list:

CULTURED PASTEURIZED ORGANIC NONFAT MILK, ORGANIC SUGAR, ORGANIC COCOA, PECTIN, NATURAL FLAVOR, ORGANIC CAROB BEAN GUM. CONTAINS FIVE LIVE AND ACTIVE CULTURES INCLUDING L. ACIDOPHILUS, BIFIDUS, AND L. CASEI.

The caramel yogurt also has 110 calories, 10 grams of protein and great ingredients:

CULTURED PASTEURIZED ORGANIC NONFAT MILK, ORGANIC SUGAR, NATURAL FLAVOR, PECTIN, CARRAGEENAN. CONTAINS FIVE LIVE AND ACTIVE CULTURES INCLUDING L. ACIDOPHILUS, BIFIDUS, AND L. CASEI.

The chocolate yogurt is very good, though not as sweet as I thought it would be. It is great paired with fresh fruit and cereal for breakfast, especially with that nice dose of protein!

The caramel yogurt is much sweeter, more like a treat or dessert. I loved these little cups of heaven. These are great topped with a few Hershey’s Special Dark chocolate chips and a dollop of whipped cream.

Oikos can be found in grocery stores across the country. Click here for a coupon to use on Oikos yogurt. Have you tried the newest flavors of Oikos yet? Check out my blog for a Chocolate Indulgence giveaway that ends on August 6, 2010.

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Kimberly Bouldin is a gluten-free wife, runner & blogger with two children in Columbus, Ohio. After her celiac diagnosis in 2006, she has made it her mission to embrace an entirely new approach to nutrition in a gluten-free world, exploring options that run the gamut from "made from scratch" homemade bread to sampling and reviewing the gluten-free prepared foods that are continuously being introduced to the market. While navigating the waters of becoming gluten-free, Kim shares her experiences and passes along valuable product reviews in addition to helping other moms of celiac kids develop healthy menus that are kid-friendly and palatable. Kimberly is a valuable resource for those who are newly diagnosed, as well as for the more seasoned gluten-free veterans. Follow Kim on Twitter!

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  • Cara

    These are some of my favorite yogurts! YUM!!!

  • http://www.glutenfreepromotions.com Tiffany Janes

    Oh I have not seen the chocolate or caramel versions of this yogurt yet. Thanks for the info – I’ll look for these at the grocery store tomorrow and use the coupon if I find them!

  • Jean Etheridge

    We find the caramel all the time at Walmart and other stores, but we only found the chocolate a couple of times at Walmart, then nothing. I loved it but can’t find it anywhere.