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Friday, August 19, 2011

Our First Fro-Yo

Last night, the Pawlak family had their first frozen yogurt experience.
 Okay, so we're probably the last people to jump on this healthy-dessert-bandwagon.
But? We are so on it!

If you haven't tuned in on Wednesdays, let me tell you.....I'm in the process of making some major lifestyle changes in the health/diet/fitness department. One of my favorite treats in the whole entire world is ice cream! I never actually thought that I would even give frozen yogurt a fair chance. I'm pretty sure I tried TCBY a few years ago, and it really paled in comparison to places like Cold Stone. Something about ice cream was just so fulfilling.......and yogurt was not!

But when I found a groupon-esque deal online this week for a new local self-serve frozen yogurt place, I decided we might as well try it! Thursday was the perfect day to try out some fro-yo. It was warm, my family was together, and I made sure to make room for a little treat in my diet (which wasn't too hard to do when I looked up the nutrition info for frozen yogurt.....sooo much better than ice cream!!).
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This place was seriously cute! Called Udderly Sweet, this self-serve frozen yogurt shop had friendly staff to show us the ropes, and funny/cute signs giving good tips and some gentle reminders to follow the rules (cows don't think it's cool if you take bites before you weigh and pay, ya know?!).
I was surprised by how many flavors they had, not to mention the many fat-free and dairy-free options!
I chose two flavors, chocolate and NY Cheesecake, both of which happened to be fat-free!
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Ellie chose to just have a bowl of gummy bears!
I topped my soft-serve with almond slivers and coconut. Yum!
Scott chose an interesting concoction: banana frozen yogurt topped with gummy bears.

I do have to say, I might just be a fro-yo believer!
Not that eating frozen yogurt every.single.day would be better for me than eating ice cream every day....but I think in moderation, frozen yogurt is just as delicious, and a good substitute for a tasty treat every once in a while.

Plus, getting to choose and mix and match flavors and toppings is pretty fun!
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Even this guy appeared to be having a good time (I guess if you shove a phone-camera in someone's face enough times they finally give in and start smiling).


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Ellie couldn't put down her bowl, even after we got home! We filled it up with grapes and graham crackers for an after-fro-yo snack :)

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2 comments:

Wendy said...

I just jumped on the bandwagon, too! I love it! The cheesecake flavor is my favorite.

We might have to go tomorrow :)

Barbara said...

YUM! I LOVE fro-yo! I actually enjoy it more then ice-cream. We had some last night :) I had tart original with some heath bar!! SO GOOD!
Isla had strawberry with M&M's.