Monday, March 18, 2013

Review: Healthy Choice Frozen Greek Yogurt

Healthy Choice jumped on the Greek yogurt bandwagon last year and then they crammed that dag-gum wagon in the freezer. I didn't hop to trying it because I am not the biggest fan of ice cream and I pretty much hate yogurt. Frozen yogurt is my jam but the words "Greek" and "Healthy" had me scared. Now that I am turning Mediterranean, it's time to give it try.

The low down: no artificial flavors, real fruit, nonfat milk, and yogurt cultures. 4 grams of protein and 100 calories (and 12g sugar + 17g carbs - nobody's perfect). Each box contains 3 - 4oz cups. Available flavors: Vanilla Bean, Strawberry, Raspberry, Blueberry, Honey Swirl and Dark Fudge Swirl. 

I picked up a box of Vanilla Bean after scouring the ice cream isle at three separate grocery stores. Vanilla Bean was the only flavor left on the shelf. Apparently this junk is popular, y'all. 

Upon opening, I was surprised to see specks of vanilla bean. Fancy. My first bite was very tiny as I was sure I wouldn't like it. I was. So. Wrong. Creamy. Thick. Creamy. Not overly sweet. A tiny bit tart. Creamy. I don't love ice cream. I don't love yogurt. But this. This I could love. 

Did I mention creamy?

The frozen yogurt held together better than ice cream and 4oz was the perfect serving size. It was just enough to feel like a nice treat but not enough to weigh me down. It might feel a little small if you normally enjoy a big bowl of ice cream. The 12g sugar and 17g carbs makes HCFGTY a treat I'll put on the every week or so list. I'd probably tire of it if I ate it more often anyway.

Overall, I give it 5 out of 5 stars. Whoa.


  1. I have been curious about this. I mean, if I wanted ice cream, I want ice cream, you know? We occasionally pay too much for those little itty bitty ben & jerry's cups when we have a craving, otherwise we'll eat the whole pint.

    I might just try this next time I see it!

    1. It definitely seems more ice creamy than yogurty. And it's basically health food. I'd totally eat it while on a treadmill.