This story was sponsored by Yoplait, but the best yogurt was determined by me.
As a vegetarian I'm always looking for ways to get protein into my diet. Greek yogurt is totally on trend right now as a low calorie, low sugar, high protein health food. So I had to see if it lived up to the hype! I did a taste-off between Yoplait Greek 100 Strawberry and Chobani 100 Strawberry yogurts.
What is Greek yogurt anyway? Greek yogurt is strained extensively to remove much of the liquid whey, lactose, and sugar, giving it its thick consistency. Let's compare the nutrition facts between Yoplait and Chobani.
Chobani has a bit more protein, less sugar and fiber. But Yoplait has loads of Vitamin D and it's gluten and gelatin free.
Visually the Yoplait Greek 100 Strawberry yogurt has a pleasant pink color, once you stir up the yogurt, while Chobani 100 Strawberry yogurt stays white.
I have a plant based diet where most of what I eat is vegan. I normally purchase soy or coconut base yogurts. I can't remember the last time I had yogurt from cow's milk!
The Yoplait had a pleasant strawberry taste. Nothing off-putting from the lactose. It's really good! I did not like the Chobani at all. It had a very pungent, tart and sour taste. I didn't taste any strawberry flavor at all. THE WINNER IS: Yoplait Greek 100 Strawberry!
Not only did I enjoy the Yoplait Greek 100 Strawberry yogurt, I like it's health benefits. Women ages 19 – 70+ needs 46g of protein daily. As a vegetarian, that can be a challenge to accomplish. Yoplait Greek is an easy way to get extra protein into my diet. And it has a 40% daily value of calcium, which is awesome because I don't consume much dairy. In addition, Yoplait Greek has a remarkable 20% daily value of vitamin D! You'd have to be out in the sun or take vitamin to get that much vitamin D.
Yoplait Greek 100 Yogurt comes in 12 flavors and you can add granola to it or make it into a smoothie with some frozen fruit, milk or juice!
Grab your spoon, the Yoplait vs. Chobani Taste-Off is on! Four out of five Americans agree that Yoplait Greek 100 Strawberry yogurt tastes better than Chobani 100 Strawberry, but I want to hear it from you. Leave a comment below to let me know what Greek yogurt you like the best!