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Voskos Greek Yogurt Giveaway

by on September 8, 2010 · 207 comments

Last week Voskos sent us a case of Greek yogurt. Because of Greek yogurt’s high protein content and numerous health benefits I was already a fan.  But I’d been buying the same flavors and had never taken the opportunity to try  the more eclectic sounding blends such as Exotic Fig and Honey Bean Vanilla. Luckily Voskos included those flavors in the sample case and to my surprise, they turned out to be my favorite.

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—–Exotic Fig was so delicious that I finished off the container.  This was surprising since I generally only like figs when they have the word “Newton” next to them.

—–As for the Honey Vanilla Bean, I thought I’d use it in muffins or pound cake, but it ended up being lunch. The texture was fantastic. It was thick and creamy as promised, but also extremely smooth, and I had to check the carton twice to make sure I was eating the non-fat kind.

—–As for the blended Blueberry, I was already familiar with that flavor and liked it, but the other two flavors were (in my opinion, of course) much better.

The plain varieties I tried were also very good, though I only took small tastes and used the rest for baking. I used some in a chicken dish and in muffins.  I have yet to make a yogurt pound cake, but it’s been on my list for a while.

 I really enjoyed my free yogurt and am even happier to have found some new flavors I’ll buy on a regular basis. Now it’s your turn to try some good Greek yogurt. For a chance at a 30 day supply in the form of coupons, tell me one activity that you look forward to and which you feel contributes to a healthy lifestyle. For instance, my answer would be walking I like walking much more than going to the gym and when the weather is nice, I look forward to it. Post an activity you enjoy in the comment section and I will have a friend or family member pick a number at random after Friday, September 10th at noon.

So again, this giveaway ends Friday September 10th at noon. You can post a comment after that but it will not be considered in the drawing. Also, this giveaway is limited to the USA. Voskos is only sold here anyway.

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Published on September 8, 2010

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santiya September 9, 2010 at 9:51 am

Weight training is the best! For me, it works better than any amount of cardio for keeping me fit.

Dawn September 9, 2010 at 9:56 am

Dog walking in beautiful parks! And as far as greek yogurt goes…any flavor is super yummy drizzled in honey, Oh man, now i gotta get some!

JB September 9, 2010 at 10:08 am

Swimming in my pool or more to the point, treading water on my noodle in the pool – always trying to lose weight! I also eat yogurt everyday for my lunch but have never tried Greek yogurt.

S.C September 9, 2010 at 10:16 am

Walking around the city and discovering that I don’t always know what I see everyday.

Chelsea September 9, 2010 at 10:39 am

I look forward to running every day!

Nicole M. September 9, 2010 at 10:40 am

I like walking my boys to school. We get time to bond and get some fresh air and exercise.

Jennifer September 9, 2010 at 10:41 am

I go to spin classes. I like the fact that there’s little equipment and it’s easily individualized.

Liesl September 9, 2010 at 10:44 am

I am so excited about this giveaway! I was just talking to a friend the other day about trying this yogurt!! I love riding my bike in the cooler weather! One of my favorite pastimes by far!

Chyana September 9, 2010 at 10:47 am

I buy local vegetables and fruit at the farmers market =) good for us and local economy!!

sandy September 9, 2010 at 10:54 am

I love to run. I usually head out every day on my lunch hour and run 5-7 miles. It’s a perfect break during the day and then I don’t feel so bad sitting in front of a computer all day.

Mary Lynn September 9, 2010 at 10:55 am

I enjoy walking around the neighborhood or going to the track.

Angel September 9, 2010 at 10:57 am

I like running or going for long hikes.

biscuitwheels September 9, 2010 at 11:06 am

Pilates and walking my dog!

Michelle September 9, 2010 at 11:15 am

I love to go for a walk in the fall and take in the colors and the crisp air. I nourish my mental health by walking with a friend.

heather September 9, 2010 at 11:28 am

i actually look forward to raking leaves in the fall. then, once i’m done there’s a huge pile of crunchy fun waiting for me and my son to jump into. :)

kristin September 9, 2010 at 11:43 am

I enjoy taking daily walks in the mornings. They help me get exercise and help me wake up for the day ahead.

Crystal September 9, 2010 at 11:45 am

I actually love to shovel snow and I look forward to winter every year.

Jessie C. September 9, 2010 at 11:45 am

I enjoy biking a lot.

Laura September 9, 2010 at 12:13 pm

I love walking with my dog – and she loves it too!

Lydia September 9, 2010 at 12:17 pm

Biking the trails in Minnesota. It is so beautiful in fall with all of the changing colors.

sue September 9, 2010 at 12:22 pm

playing with my son, and gardening!

Jodie September 9, 2010 at 12:24 pm

I look forward to Pilates.

WendyW September 9, 2010 at 12:28 pm

I love my recumbent stationary bike, good exercise and it’s easy on my back.

Danielle September 9, 2010 at 12:30 pm

I started running last year and really enjoyed that. I had to stop when I found out I was pregnant but now that I’ve had my son, I look forward to getting back into it soon.

Beth September 9, 2010 at 1:48 pm

I like running both alone and with friends. I love the feeling of being free and I especially love the satisfying feeling I get post-run. :)

Karen September 9, 2010 at 1:53 pm

Gardening, it my choice of exersize. You get fit and give the world a beautiful view to boot. Digging pulling bending alot like pilaties. LOVE LOVE LOVE IT !!!:)

Katherine September 9, 2010 at 2:04 pm

I look forward to my morning exercise routine of abs or weights and then my stationary bike. Every day, 5am, it’s a great way to start the day! The rest of the day I feel happier and healthier knowing my exercise is out of the way for the day.

barbi September 9, 2010 at 2:50 pm

I love gardening, veggies and flowers. I’ve enjoyed watching the monarch caterpillars on my milkweed and the black swallowtail caterpillars on my fennel this year. it’s so much fun watching them all.

karla September 9, 2010 at 3:10 pm

I love walking the dog in the evening and now especially with the fall coming up and the leaves going to change the weather. The walking is a great form of exercise while enjoying the scenery

Carol G September 9, 2010 at 3:27 pm

I run every day until the snow brings ice! After that I switch to a rowing machine. Good to switch it up a bit.

natalie (the sweets life) September 9, 2010 at 3:37 pm

i look forward to my morning workout sessions. ppl call me crazy but i’m up at 4:45 to squeeze exercise in my day. TOTALLY worth it :)

Alyson September 9, 2010 at 3:43 pm

I eat yogurt every day. Would love to eat it for free for 30 days! :)

Patty September 9, 2010 at 4:11 pm

I know this sounds silly…but I put my indoor Tonkinese cat…LucyGrace…in her stroller and we walk and run and just feel the sun our our faces!!! It is so much fun…she loves our walk from the safety of her strolller…

KATHY September 9, 2010 at 4:40 pm

I look forward to my early morning walk/jog, all by myself, nice and quiet.

StacyM September 9, 2010 at 5:16 pm

I’m a teacher and I’ve been riding my bike to school this year (so far…). I’ve been enjoying the cooler morning weather and quiet ride before starting my hectic day :)

Charlene September 9, 2010 at 6:15 pm

I love early mornings at the gym – It makes my day so much better!
Thanks and have a great week-end!

Kim September 9, 2010 at 6:50 pm

I love going hiking when the weather is nice and cool.

Carly September 9, 2010 at 7:20 pm

I love family walks – me, the husband, and our two pups!
I do love going to the gym, but a leisure walk with great conversation is the best.

Karen September 9, 2010 at 7:58 pm

The best exercise I enjoy is walking with my pal, Abbey doodle dabbie. Cause she has 4 legs and makes me keep in step.

Laura E. September 9, 2010 at 8:14 pm

I look forward to walking my dogs more now that it is cooler. They are 11 and 12 and don’t do as well in the heat anymore.

Gina B. September 9, 2010 at 8:28 pm

I love walking my wonderful dog, but I really look forward to playing tennis because it doesn’t happen as regularly.

Catherine O. September 9, 2010 at 8:52 pm

I enjoy walking around the UT campus or walking on the elliptical while studying for my classes :) It’s always nice to multi-task!

jacquie September 9, 2010 at 10:09 pm

walking. and w/ two large dogs i’m out at least 2x/day – might not be happy about it at the begining but it is very rare that i’m not in a better place on the return.

Anne September 9, 2010 at 10:38 pm

I enjoy walking around Balboa Park here in the San Fernando Valley in Los Angeles. Beautiful surroundings and lots of people out walking, running, playing golf, biking. It’s a great environment to find fitness motivation.

Katie R September 9, 2010 at 10:40 pm

Yoga is the activity that truly excites me. Although the classes are somewhat costly, the amazing way that I feel afterward is worth every penny.

Tracey September 9, 2010 at 11:03 pm

My boyfriend got me a fabulous bicycle for my birthday and I’m looking forward to riding it everywhere now that the hot Florida summer is almost over. Thanks for the great giveaway!

Lynette September 9, 2010 at 11:14 pm

Swimming! I love to get up and go lap swimming! Something about climbing into the water and only my own brain to listen too, the feel of the water all around and knowing I’m exercising, but enjoying it and building up my muscles in the best possible way! Thanks so much for the opportunity at a give-a-way!

Anonymous September 10, 2010 at 1:03 am

30 day supply? Wow I’d love to be able to try their yogurt.

My new favorite activity is practicing yoga. I just started, but I really, really like it and it makes me feel good afterwards.

Emily September 10, 2010 at 1:04 am

30 day supply? Wow I’d love to be able to try their yogurt.

My new favorite activity is practicing yoga. I just started, but I really, really like it and it makes me feel good afterwards.

Sheila in MD September 10, 2010 at 8:19 am

Running dog agility with my dog! It is obstacle courses for dogs-while the human doesn’t do the obstacles, we have to run the course to be able to direct them…and at trials, bar setting (changing the jump heights) and running leashes (taking the leash from the start to the finish) really adds steps to the pedometer! Love your blog!

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