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Staying Full with Yogurt

Staying Full with Yogurt ~ The Complete Savorist #LandofPlentí  #spWow, is anyone else having a busy summer? This summer is extraordinarily busy. Officially summer has been underway for three days, but traditionally begins on the last day of school for us. However, before Elizabeth was even out of school, our summer travels began.When we aren’t traveling, we have had birthday parties, community events, dinner parties, and barbecues almost every weekend. Life has been so busy; I had to finally declare this past Monday to be Second-Sunday. I needed a day to get the laundry done, dishes caught up, and cook some food. Eating out, eating on the run, and quick meals have become a way of life. I am not complaining; I love all that life is bringing us right now. But the food, well, I do need to get better with our eating, even our quick eating. I need to restock all the healthy options like jerky, string cheese, yogurts, and fresh fruits/veg.

I’ve mentioned the yogurt epidemic in my house before. To say we are hardcore fans of the stuff is an understatement. It should come as no surprise that I have added a new one and quite possibly might be replacing most others in my fridge.

Yoplait has launched a new line called Plentí. I giggled at the name because rarely is yogurt plenty, as in plenty to eat. I often use yogurt as a meal replacement, but more often than not, I am slightly peckish after an hour or two of eating it. I was excited that my local Smith’s (Kroger brand) store carried this new line.Staying Full with Yogurt ~ The Complete Savorist #LandofPlentí  #spMore than my needing a heartier yogurt for a meal, I wanted a heartier yogurt to stay with Elizabeth through the night. I feel like recently we’ve regressed to infancy with her waking hungry in the night. She usually has a yogurt for “dessert” before bed. But lately she has been waking up hungry a few hours after going to bed. I think she might be in growth spurt because I can’t seem to keep her full. Plentí is fortified with oats, flax, and pumpkin seeds, in addition to the fruit. My hope was she would eat one, and then be full enough to stay asleep. Day 4, so far, so good, she hasn’t woken up once.

Elizabeth and I both took our first bites together and then looked at each other like, ‘what did we just eat?’ The texture was a bit different than we are accustomed to with yogurt, but after the first bite or two, I was enjoying the new texture. I really was feeling the heartiness of each bite. The addition of flax, oats, and pumpkin seeds is really fun and very satisfying.Staying Full with Yogurt ~ The Complete Savorist #LandofPlentí  #spI have been joining Elizabeth in having one for dessert too. I want to share a secret…Buy a bar of dark chocolate, get out your zester, grater, or veggie peeler, and grate/peel/zest some dark chocolate right into the cherry yogurt. A-Maze-Ing!

If you’ve been iffy on Greek yogurt or a even huge fan, give these new Plentí flavors a shot. I am sure the selection will vary at your local Kroger brand store. Which are you most eager to try?

• Plentí – Black Cherry • Plentí – Blueberry • Plentí – Coconut • Plentí – Peach • Plentí – Raspberry
• Plentí – Spiced Apple • Plentí – Strawberry • Plentí – VanillaStaying Full with Yogurt ~ The Complete Savorist #LandofPlentí  #sp

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  • Healing Tomato
    June 24, 2015 at 4:41 pm

    Chocolate in yogurt? Count me in. These plenti Yoplait look so delicious.

    • Michelle
      June 25, 2015 at 12:30 am

      Chocolate is a treat.

      • Shelley Bruce
        July 16, 2015 at 2:25 pm

        That yogurt looks so good I am going to buy some. 🙂

        • Michelle
          July 16, 2015 at 10:39 pm

          Glad to hear that Shelley

          • sheila cleary
            July 16, 2015 at 11:13 pm

            Love it

          • Michelle
            July 16, 2015 at 11:20 pm

            Thank you

  • Jamie @ Coffee With Us 3
    June 24, 2015 at 7:46 pm

    My kids love yogurt as well. They normally have plain yogurt for a snack, so this would be a dessert for sure for them! I’ll have to see if I can find it at the grocery store!

    • Michelle
      June 25, 2015 at 12:30 am

      Check Smith’s. They will have it. You can feel good about giving this to your kiddos

  • Betty
    June 24, 2015 at 7:53 pm

    I love yogurt bit haven’t tried this one. I will get some next trip to the market. I couldn’t live without my yogurt.

    • Michelle
      June 25, 2015 at 12:29 am

      Hope you like it.

  • pam
    June 25, 2015 at 4:54 am

    I do like the sound of these – yogurt doesn’t seem to fill me up at all.

    • Michelle
      June 26, 2015 at 12:54 am

      Hopefully these will work for you too.

  • Florian @ContentednessCooking
    June 25, 2015 at 5:37 am

    Michelle, this looks delicious! I would love this for breakfast! Never heard about this brand, awesome, you introducing me to something new, yay! This yoghurt I bet would be a perfect summer or workout snack!

    • Michelle
      June 26, 2015 at 12:55 am

      Exactly, good anytime.

  • Lovefoodies
    June 25, 2015 at 8:52 am

    Oh boy! I really love Greek yoghurt and this looks so good with the addition of fruit. I’m off to go find some! (I will use it in a cake of course 🙂

    • Michelle
      June 26, 2015 at 12:55 am

      Always a cake with you! Love it.

  • Abigail
    June 25, 2015 at 2:15 pm

    We love yogurt and always have one at our house – fruits and yogurt are of the best and healthier snacks!

    • Michelle
      June 26, 2015 at 12:56 am

      A treat you feel good about giving your kids.

  • Ashley
    June 25, 2015 at 4:17 pm

    I eat yogurt everyday with my lunch. I will have to try this one 🙂

    • Michelle
      June 26, 2015 at 12:56 am

      Hope you enjoy it Ashley.

  • Justine Marie
    June 25, 2015 at 5:59 pm

    LOVE yogurt any time of day, will have to try this one

    • Michelle
      June 26, 2015 at 12:56 am

      Thank you Justine, hope you enjoy them.

  • christine
    June 25, 2015 at 6:27 pm

    Greek yogurt is one of the only ways I get protein into my youngest. I haven’t seen this ones yet, but I”m definitely going to look for them now. They sound great!

    • Michelle
      June 26, 2015 at 12:57 am

      Hope you can find them and he enjoys them.

  • Arman @ thebigmansworld
    June 25, 2015 at 7:07 pm

    oh wow- What an awesome addition to yogurt- I can imagine it has more staying power! Although the other day I had Fage total and it was amazing.America = land of dreams.

    • Michelle
      June 26, 2015 at 12:58 am

      Welcome to the land of a hundred yogurts.

  • Nibbles By Nic
    June 25, 2015 at 7:30 pm

    I can’t wait to try this yogurt….all the stuff I love in one yummy container!

    • Michelle
      June 26, 2015 at 12:58 am

      Thanks Nic.

  • Angela
    June 25, 2015 at 8:57 pm

    Oh I love yogurt and this new line sounds amazing!! Ill have to see if its in my local store yet. Thanks for sharing this!

    • Michelle
      June 26, 2015 at 1:01 am

      Hope you can find it.

  • Miranda @ Cookie Dough & Oven Mitt
    June 26, 2015 at 7:14 am

    We loveee yogurt! I have to keep my eye out for this kind! You have me curious about it!

    • Michelle
      June 27, 2015 at 10:20 pm

      It’s pretty tasty Miranda.

  • The Food Hunter
    June 26, 2015 at 8:35 am

    yogurt is my go to snack between workouts.

    • Michelle
      June 27, 2015 at 10:21 pm

      It’s a perfect recharging snack.

  • Sarah E
    June 26, 2015 at 9:18 am

    Chocolate in the yogurt is GENIUS!! The black cherry was one of my favorites of the five I tried so far. I bet chocolate would be good in the strawberry one too…really any of the berry flavors 🙂 I’m not looking for an excuse to eat chocolate or anything!

    My older two kiddos have gone through that particular growth spurt (years ago) and yogurt was always their go-to snack. It would have been nice to have this more substantial yogurt though!

    • Michelle
      June 27, 2015 at 10:23 pm

      If I can find a way to get chocolate in a dish, I will. 🙂

  • Cathy @ Our Mini Family
    June 26, 2015 at 10:20 am

    I usually eat yogurt with granola, but it is definitely filling!

    • Michelle
      June 27, 2015 at 10:23 pm

      I agree Cathy, and filling is good, keeps me from snacking.

  • Debra
    June 27, 2015 at 10:48 am

    I love this yogurt! It is delicious!

    • Michelle
      June 27, 2015 at 10:26 pm

      Thank you Debra, I agree.

  • Rachael
    June 27, 2015 at 11:48 am

    The yogurt looks yummy!

    • Michelle
      June 27, 2015 at 10:26 pm

      Thanks Rachael.

  • Debra @ Bowl Me Over
    June 28, 2015 at 11:31 am

    That yogurt looks Plenti delicious to me! 😀 Lots of good stuff in there – my hubby eats a lot of yogurt, I will pick some up at the store.

    • Michelle
      June 28, 2015 at 12:16 pm

      They are really tasty.

  • Joy @ Joy Love Food
    June 28, 2015 at 4:10 pm

    We love Greek yogurt at my house, this new line of Plenti yogurts sounds wonderful!

    • Michelle
      July 2, 2015 at 10:20 pm

      Hope you can find it in your local area.

  • Emily
    June 30, 2015 at 9:12 pm

    I haven’t seen these in my store. I’ll have to be on the look out for them!

    • Michelle
      July 2, 2015 at 10:20 pm

      Hope you can find them.

  • Betty
    July 16, 2015 at 2:51 pm

    I have tried this yogurt in several flavors and it is great.

    • Michelle
      July 16, 2015 at 10:37 pm

      Oh I am glad you found it and enjoy it.

  • MAGGS
    July 16, 2015 at 8:57 pm

    Looks wonderful, cannot wait to try!

    • Michelle
      July 16, 2015 at 10:38 pm

      Thank you, hope you enjoy it.

  • Stephanie
    July 16, 2015 at 10:27 pm

    I love yogurt! Never thought to put chocolate in it, awesome idea! Going to get some next time I go grocery shopping 🙂

    • Michelle
      July 16, 2015 at 10:38 pm

      It’s a great twist for dessert.