Reader Appreciation Month and Giveaway #4 (Greek Yogurt)

I am a Greek yogurt devotee. I talk a lot on this blog about foods I love, and I know I’ve given a little air time already to Greek yogurt, but I always happy to give it another shout out. It was a life-saving snack when I was pregnant and had gestational diabetes, and it’s become a staple in my low carb, gluten free baking repertoire.  It adds moisture to cakes and muffins, just like regular yogurt.  But it also does something a lot more.  Gluten is a protein, and in it’s absence, other proteins are needed to give a baked good structure.  Greek yogurt has a remarkable amount of protein, and I’ve found it immensely useful in my baking.  I always, always have some Greek yogurt on hand, either for baking or for plain old eating. 

A few months ago, I had the chance to review the new Wallaby Organic Greek Yogurt and I instantly became a fan.  It was rich and creamy, and I soon realized why I liked it so much…it wasn’t fat free!  It was made with 2% milk and I personally give that a big thumbs up.  Our society focuses far too much on fat free and the truth is….that isn’t good for you.  I am not big on proselytizing about a low carb diet, because I feel that everyone has to come to it on their own.  But with all the reading and research I have done on my own, I have come to believe that fat is not the issue here.  Carbs are.  So I applaud Wallaby for bucking the trend and not going completely fat free with their yogurt.

I liked it so much, I asked them to be a part of my month-long Birthday/Blogiversary celebrations and they agreed.  I have, in my hot little hands, 15 coupons for FREE cups of Wallaby Organic Greek Yogurt.  I will be choosing 3 winners this time, each of whom will receive 5 coupons so that they can try every flavour.  Personally, I say just get the plain and add your own berries or toppings.  But hey, once they leave my hands, you may choose to do with them as you wish!

I also have another fantastic recipe coming up using Greek yogurt.  I can’t post it today because I haven’t managed to get any photos yet, but it was a big old experiment and it worked out amazingly well.  I may get it up over the weekend or it may have to wait until Monday.  But stay tuned for that.

And now…

Contest Rules:

1.  Open to residents of the continental United States (sorry, peeps, but I don’t think Wallaby Organic Greek Yogurt is available elsewhere yet)

2.  Leave me a comment telling me what you like to use Greek yogurt for…snacking?  Baking?  Cooking?  Moisturizing your skin? (kidding, although I bet it would be good for that)


3.  For additional entries you may (come back and comment so I know you did it!)

  1.  “Like” Wallaby on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/wallabyyogurt
  2. Follow Wallaby on Twitter @wallabyyogurt
  3. Retweet this post
  4. Stumble this post

4. Contest will run until midnight on Wednesday, March 28th, at which time a winner will be chosen at random.  If you have not left me your contact information and I have no way of tracking you down, I will choose a new winner.

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Comments

  1. I love Greek Yogurt for adding protein to pancakes, in chicken quinoa casserole and as a substitute for sour cream.

  2. I like Wallaby on Fbook and Twitter.

  3. marthalynnr says:

    I love using Greek Yogurt in my smoothies! marthalynn16 at gmail

  4. marthalynnr says:

    I stumbled this as marthalynn2

  5. spiffycookie says:

    I use Greek yogurt in just about everything! But I think I use it most in Cooking.baking.

  6. Snacking……..Mishti Doi with a little sugar & rose syrup added.

  7. I love to simply snack on a container of Greek yogurt… So delicious with a fruit topping! Great giveaway, Carolyn! Thanks for sharing. Also, I’m having a giveaway today with four potential prize winners, so you should enter!

  8. beth cole says:

    I've never used it. I want to try it though.

  9. Those waffles were lookin' good.

  10. I am new to Greek yogurt and I'm a total convert! I mostly eat it as a snack, but I also like it mixed with Kashi and fruit for breakfast. Yummy.

  11. "Liked" Wallabyyogurt on Facebook too! And those muffins look delicious.

  12. Ashleigh says:

    I like to use Greek yogurt in place of sour cream!

  13. Laurel C says:

    I retweeted the post! @pace_of_laurel

  14. Laurel C says:

    I like them on Facebook!

  15. Laurel C says:

    I follow them on twitter!

  16. Laurel C says:

    I eat greek yogurt multiple times a day, every day. I am seriously addicted!!!

  17. Great post! More and more I have been using it not only in my low carb baking but also to replace a lot of the sour cream and mayo we used to use. I love that it's so low in carbs, filled with probiotics and having been through cancer treatments this past few months with tons of steroids and antibiotics, I need all the gut help I can find! Love your blog girl!

  18. Melissa C. says:

    I love to use it in dips insterad of sour cream

  19. I liked this on facebook. ^_^

  20. I followed Wallaby on twitter ^_^

  21. I retweeted this post ^_^

  22. and finally I have to say though I've never tried Greek yogurt, I would love to and all of the ideas here look yummy! octracia at gmail.com

    Thank you for having this contest!

  23. SPI Flip Flop Foodie says:

    I love plain Greek Yogurt with a bit of honey and vanilla added, with fresh sweet fruit – it is just a heavenly and simple snack.

  24. I love using greek yogurt in a parfait with raspberries, bananas, and granola. Yummy!

  25. I LIKED Wallaby on Facebook.

  26. Follow Wallaby on Twitter

  27. Follow you on twitter

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