Wednesday, March 02, 2011

Yoplait Kids - less sugar for your little ones! (Review and Giveaway) #myblogspark

Too much sugar is something that I worry about for my kids, especially my youngest.  He seems to get a bit more wound up than normal when he ingests a lot of sugar.  I try to limit sugary snacks and was pleased to be asked to try Yoplait Kids' yogurt in my home.  Both of my kids enjoy yogurt and I thought it would be a nice change of pace since they typically request yogurt that's higher in sugar.  

What my 9 year old thought:

I got the strawberry strawberry banana flavor and they were extra cute with Disney Princesses on the outside.  That's where her love for the product ended.  She thought the taste was "OK" and didn't think it was sweet enough.  In addition, she thought the yogurt cup was awful small.  I'll give her that since I thought they were a bit on the small side myself.  

What my 6 year old thought: 

He wasn't turned off by the taste at all.  He really liked the yogurt and had no complaints about it not being sweet enough.  He didn't even care that they came in a girly package and he finished the other 3 cups.  As a quick snack, I think he's accustomed to a larger portion.  However, I liked that he wasn't turned off by the fact that Yoplait kids contains 25% less sugar than leading kids' yogurts.  It also has no HFCS, artificial flavors, sweeteners or colors.   Score one for mom!  I wouldn't mind seeing it in a larger portion though.

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Get a coupon for Yoplait Kids yogurt 

Thanks to Yoplait via My Blog Spark, you can download a printable coupon for 50 cents off the purchase of one (1) four pack of Yoplait Kids yogurt to use at your next shopping trip.  Please visit  http://www.myblogspark.com/uc/main/76ee/ to download a printable coupon* for $0.50 off the purchase of one (1) four-pack of Yoplait Kids yogurt today!  These retail for about $2 a pack, so .50 off is a good savings.

*Due to dairy laws that vary from state to state, you may or may not be able to use the coupon if you live in California, Idaho, Louisiana, Minnesota, Nevada, New Jersey, North Dakota and Tennessee.  

Giveaway!

Win a Yoplait Kids prize pack, similar to the one below (ball color may vary):



This contest will run until 3/11/2011 at 11:59 PM.  Winner will be chosen via Random.org on or about 3/12 and will need to return an email sent within 48 hours or I shall have to choose a different winner.  Open to US only and you must be 18 or older to participate.  You must complete the mandatory entry for other entries to be considered.

Mandatory entry:  Leave me a comment letting me know what your struggles are for feeding your children healthy snacks.  Does Yoplait Kids' 25% less sugar than other leading kids' yogurt appeal to you.  You must leave your email or let me know that your email is available via your Blogger profile in this comment.  I need to reach you if you win.

Extra entries (because I know you want to win those cool bandz!)  If you already follow/have Liked, etc. please leave a comment saying so.  Each action is worth 1 extra entry (leave a separate comment for each action).
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Disclosure:  I received the above-pictured Yoplait Kids prize pack from Yoplait via MyBlogSpark.  The items above were provided to me at not cost and a coupon was provided to me to purchase the product for the purposes of this review.  Though the product was free, the opinions are 100% my own, though some nutritional information was provided to me by sponsor.  
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