Going Greek


I recently received a prize pack and free coupon for the new Yoplait Greek yogurt from MyBlogSpark. I’d already tried the plain flavor a couple of times, and though this was a great chance to try one of their flavored Greek yogurts.

The prize pack they sent me was pretty cute:


A magnetic menu planner, magnetic notepad/pen, coupon organizer, fold-up reusable shopping bag, electronics holder, retractable earbuds, and a coupon for a  free yogurt.


This is what the bag looks like when unfolded.

When I was grocery shopping last week I picked up a strawberry flavored Yoplait Greek Yogurt and finally ate it with yesterday’s lunch.

The fruit flavor’s in this line are fruit-on-the-bottom, so you do need to do a little mixing if you want strawberry in each bite. I did just that, and was pleasantly surprised by the taste. I was expecting it to be super sweet, like most flavored yogurts are. Instead, tasty and real strawberry was in there!


It also had 14 grams of protein, 160 calories, and 0 grams of fat, which is awesome. As someone who is trying to lose weight, runs frequently, and build muscle all as the same time, protein is really important to me. I’m always trying to find ways to get more protein in my menu, and this was definitely a tasty way to do it. Protein is an important component of a healthy diet, serving as a building block for strong muscles and maintaining healthy bones.

Are you interested in trying the new Yoplait Greek yogurt for yourself? Well, you’re in luck. Yoplait and MyBlogSpark are giving away a prize pack to a lucky Running with Needles reader! They also have a $0.35 off coupon for everyone, which I think is pretty awesome. Everyone’s a winner!

Interested in winning a prize pack (and a free yogurt) for yourself? Here’s how:

  • tweet this giveaway with the hashtag #myblogspark (and leave a comment letting me know you did)
  • Facebook this giveaway (and leave a comment letting me know you did so) 
  • subscribe to Running with Needles and/or follow me on Facebook
  • leave a comment (or three) telling me your favorite way to get protein into your menu

The winner will be selected at random on Monday, April 25th, so you’ve got all weekend to get in those submissions!


(Disclaimer: Yoplait provided me with the free product, information, and giveaway through MyBlogSpark)

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