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Friday, August 17, 2012

Brown Cow Cream on Top Greek yogurt review & Giveaway

Brown Cow Cream on top Greek yogurt
When is yogurt more than just a culinary staple used in cooking and with cereal and in smoothies? When it's Brown Cow's new Cream on Top Greek yogurt. Brown Cow has been my husband's favorite brand for a long time. It's the cream on top that makes it so decadent. It's not organic, but it's American Humane Certified which means you an be assured that the cows are treated humanely and are never given artificial growth hormones (rBST or rBGH). 

Like all of the Brown Cow yogurt I've tried, it's particularly mild and creamy. Some Greek yogurts can be very tangy, this will not make your mouth pucker. It's also very rich at 240 calories for an 8 ounce serving of plain and about 200 calories or so for the 6 ounce flavored varieties. Personally, this is not what I would necessarily use everyday, but rather as a dessert or as a dessert topping. It's very thick and by no means low fat. But it is yummy! 

Brown Cow Cream Top Greek yogurt is available in 6 ounce cups in blueberry, honey, maple and vanilla. I liked all the flavors, but blueberry was my least favorite because it contains no actual fruit, just a little blueberry juice. The honey and maple flavors were very fresh tasting, and lightly sweetened. I think the maple variety was the first I've ever tried that didn't have any artificial flavoring. Nice. 

Your chance to try this yogurt is tomorrow, August 18, 2012. From what I've been told, there will be free sampling events at every Whole Foods Market in the country. Try a sample of Cream Top Greek for free and get a $1 off coupon! 

Thanks to Brown Cow 4 lucky winners will get a week’s worth of Brown Cow Cream Top Greek yogurt (seven coupons for free 6oz cups). 

To win:

 1. Leave a comment on this post and tell me your favorite way to enjoy Greek yogurt. 
 2. The contest will end at 10 pm PST on Sunday, August 19th, 2012. 
 3. A winner will be chosen at random and will be announced on Tuesday, August 21st, 2012.
 4. Giveaway is open to US residents or anyone with a US mailing address.
 5. One comment per person, please, and you must include your email address to win (in the registration is fine, you don't need to leave it in the body of the comment).

The winners are Taryn, BTH, Trish and Janet! Thanks for participating.

Disclosure: I received samples of Brown Cow Greek Cream top yogurt and Brown Cow is providing the prize coupons.