Yoplait Simplait Yogurt, flavor review

Yoplait Simplait

Yoplait Simplait is "simply" the best non-Greek yogurt I have had. It has a wonderful custardy/creamy texture, the perfect tartness, a light cream cheese undertone and delicious flavors of jammy strawberry and buttery vanilla. I am in Awe! In general, processed foods have lengthy ingredient statements that confuse us consumers. This kind of thing keeps most of us preparing our own family meals. In one of my food science classes, the professor used a microwave dinner ingredient statement to explain additives. This microwave meal had 68 ingredients. How are we supposed to decipher all this information? Six simple ingredients is the Yoplait Simplait label, but flavor scientists know otherwise. Flavors can consist of one to several … [Read more...]

Dannon Danimals Smoothie, Swingin Strawberry Banana Flavored review

Yogurt Smoothies

I have a four year old little girl who loves the pink "yogi milk"  with the monkey on it; Danimals smoothies. Before tasting it, my general  impression was that it must be too sugary, like the other kids yogurts on the market. To me, yogurt is supposed to be healthy.   It is a good source of protein, calcium, healthy bacteria and it should not be laden down with sugar.  Since I was raised by a dairy farmer turned health inspector, I am most definitely pro-dairy. I buy milk, cheese, yogurt, half n half,  sour cream, whip cream and real butter. Sometimes my husband purchases cool whip (non-dairy!) when I'm not with him, but other than that, I opt for real dairy products.  My husband claims cool-whip tastes good. I am pleasantly … [Read more...]