Chobani Overload & A Recipe

Posted: February 3, 2011 at 12:47 pm

Thank you all so much for the thoughts on my internal dilemma. I’m still processing it all and will let you know my final thoughts soon. I certainly appreciate that all of you continue to believe in me and don’t see it as losing credibility. I can tell its a topic many feel strongly about and your continued support means a lot. Thank you.

On to more fun topics. Like food. Check out my fridge right now…


I wish I was kidding. Actually, no I don’t. I love this stuff! You see…I typically shop for my groceries at Kroger. They had Chobani 10 for $10 this week, so I bought 10. Then, I heard from my sister-in-law that Publix also had a 10 for $10 sale. They have all the good flavors! So…*cough cough*…I made a little pit stop after the gym to check what they had available. NEW FLAVORS!!!


Yea. I bought more. I don’t go to Publix often so I had to take advantage of new flavors for sale. You know you would do the same thing. Don’t deny it! Then…the very next day…a package showed up on my doorstep. It was from Chobani. They sent me the new flavors to try, as well as some of their new kid flavors for M.


And although it tempts me to just eat Greek yogurt for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, I have managed to consume regular meals. I even discovered a couple new dishes to love in the process. Like this sandwich I tossed together for lunch yesterday…

egg sandwich

An egg with a blue cheese laughing cow wedge, tomato, and spinach on my favorite 9 grain bakery bread. When I don’t have leftovers for lunch I usually turn to sandwiches. I discovered that eggs totally beat turkey for a sandwich filler.

I also found a new recipe to whip up for dinner. I made it Tuesday night and it was a total hit! Cooking Light inspired me with this recipe.

Spicy Honey Chicken

  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 6 TBSP honey
  • 2 tsp cider vinegar

Cut the chicken breasts into one inch chunks.

Wash hands thoroughly and prepare the spice rub by mixing the garlic powder, chili powder, salt, cumin, paprika, and red pepper in a medium sized bowl. Put chicken in bowl and toss to coat in spice blend.

Heat a skillet over medium heat. Spray with cooking spray or add a teaspoon of oil. Cook chicken 5-10 minutes in the skillet until cooked through.

spice chicken 3

While the chicken is cooking, mix the honey and cider vinegar together in another small dish. When chicken finishes cooking, pour the honey/vinegar mixture over and toss to coat.

spice chicken 5

Serve it up! Roasted brussels always make an excellent side.

spice chicken 6

Question of the Day – What flavor combos are you loving right now?

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74 Comments to “Chobani Overload & A Recipe”
  1. Jolene says:

    YUM! That looks delish. And I’m excited at new Chobani flavors! I am sick of the usuals.

  2. gah i wish chobani would show up at MY doorstep! haha. i love plain yogurts though so then i use them for savory or sweet options!

  3. Publix seems to do a lot of 10 for 10 sales. I noticed that when I visited one on FL recently. I wish we had one in the NE.

  4. I would be the SAME way with my foods of choice! Can’t stop this girl from jumping on the sale!

    I would LOVE to try that egg sandwich. My husband has been traveling and I have honestly eaten eggs at least once or twice a day because it such a simple delicious meal!

    For some reason, I am on a huge cinnamon kick. So cinnamon on greek yogurt, cinnamon on buttered bread, and cinnamon on apples!

  5. Wow, yogurt overload! I’m pretty excited to learn that there’s a lemon flavor, I love lemon!

  6. oh wow, lemon chobani sounds heavenly!!

    Looking forward to hearing what you decide about the scale 🙂

  7. What a great flavor combo. I could easily do that for tofu or tempeh. I used to really not like spicy/sweet. But now I’m starting to like that combo more and more.

  8. You can never have too much yogurt… ever. 😉 I love the lemon flavor! 😀

  9. runblondie26 says:

    Oh my, the Chobani fairies came to your house. Lucky you!

    I stocked up at Publix this week too. The black cherry and strawberry banana are new to me. You really can’t go wrong with any flavor. Pinapple is stil my favorite though.

    If you want to use the scale sometimes then go for it. You understand it has strong powers, but enough experience not to cross to the dark side 🙂

  10. when i was consuming more greek yogurt and fage (the BIG tub) went on sale you should have seen my fridge…

  11. Hahaha I love that!! You’re like me and hummus….I NEED to have multiple containers on hand at all times, because God forbid I ever run out in the middle of the apocalypse.

  12. Heather says:

    Wow – that sure is a lot of yogurt!! Feel free to send any extras my way…. 😉
    I just bought this new sweet/spicy sauce from TJ’s and have been putting it on everything! It’s so good in stir fry!

  13. Love, love, love Chobani! That lemon flavor sounds delicious!

  14. Haha WOW! I’ve never seen so much Chobani in my life besides in the grocery store… 🙂

  15. lindsay says:

    oh I am excited to try the honey-nana. Thats a good combo. I do love honey mustard and spicy mustard so I am pretty sure I’d like that recipe.

  16. I can’t wait to try those new yogurt flavors 🙂

  17. Oh Chobani, you really can never go wrong 🙂 I’ve actually been on a yogurt and cereal kick lately, which probably doesn’t exactly give you any new ideas for all that yogurt you have. I wouldn’t mind taking some off your hands…

  18. Omg! I have yet to try the new flavors. Chobani is sooo hard to stay on the shelves around here. Every time I go shopping the shelf is empty =*(

    That recipe sounds soo scrumptious!!! I think i’ll make that this week.

  19. Sarah says:

    Yum! ALL of your food looks especially appealing to me right now. I haven’t seen any of the new Chobani’s yet- but I’m on the lookout!
    Your lunch is right up my alley, and your dinner is right up my husband’s alley. I think he would just love that chicken!

  20. I will forever love the chocolate + peanut butter flavor combo!

  21. I am loving turmeric and ginger! Weird for me, but for some reason I am craving it.

  22. Lee says:

    I really want to try the lemon flavor but I haven’t been able to find it. I usually shop at Kroger, but maybe I’ll pop over to Publix today and check.

  23. 10 for 10 is such an awesome deal!! I’m totally jealous!

  24. Ahh, thank you so much for the chicken recipe! I’ve had some breasts in the freezer just waiting for a recipe like that. No more boring grilled chicken anymore 🙂

  25. So going to Kroger after work! I love lemon yogurts! And this is one of my fave brands! 🙂

  26. I love any kind of honey chicken. That looks good!

  27. chrissi says:

    this looks so good! i need to try that yogurt!

  28. Angela says:

    It looks like you’re in Chobani heaven! I still haven’t tried it (we can’t get it here in Canada) but I’m dying to! Right now, some of favourite flavour combos are plain Greek yogurt mixed with agave or honey and apple pie spice, chicken with sweet chili sauce, and tofu in curry powder and tikka masala. Yumm! 🙂

  29. I don’t really eat dairy anymore, but if I were I’d grab that honey-nana kiddo yogurt in a heartbeat! 🙂

  30. Leashieloo says:

    Want new Chobani flavors!!! So jealous of that fridge packed of goodness!

  31. I love Chobani! Can’t wait to try the new flavors.

  32. Sarah R says:

    I am totally jealous of your Chobani stash. And I am currently loving the egg sandwich as well. It’s really good on cinnamon raisin bread–you get the sweet and savory in one sandwich! That or on wheat bread with avocado and siracha 🙂

  33. Ela says:

    Trying to catch up here–going back to look at your internal dilemma…

    Glad you’re loving the Gk yogurt: it must love you back too.
    I’ve been loving green peas, of all things, and yams and parsnips (have been helping my digestion, seems like!) and cherry/almond.

    Quick question if you have a moment: I’m having trouble posting photos (running out of space): how do you post photos from the web? (I’ve tried once or twice and not been able to make it work.)
    Thanks so much,

    • Tina says:

      I use Windows Live Writer and just drag images from my external hard drive folder into my draft post in Live Writer. I don’t have to upload any images that way. That’s at least what works best for me. 🙂

  34. Maren says:

    So much greek yogurt. I’m jealous!

  35. yum that yogurt looks delish! I have not any of the new flavors but lemon sounds amazing!

  36. Stephanie says:

    I had a sweet potato with greek yogurt and avocado and hot sauce for lunch (weird?) but it HIT.the.SPOT. 🙂

    Do you eat all the yogurt alone or mix it up in smoothies?

  37. Jen says:

    I could eat Chobani with/for every meal without a problem, I love it! I finally found Pineapple Chobani and I was so excited, it’s delicious!!!

  38. Rach says:

    That chicken looks so fabulous! Juicy and succulent! Yum!

  39. There is no such thing as too much greek yogurt! I actually really like the kid’s Chobani! 🙂 The honey-nanna is delish!

  40. Julie says:

    Ironically, I just bought the Chobani kids yogurt yesterday. I am so excited to feed it to my 3 year old. All other “kids” yogurt seems too sugary and she is always asking for “mommy yogurt” i.e. Greek yogurt, but it is too big of a portion for her. The Chobani kids yogurt is perfect! She had it for breakfast and loved it!

  41. my fridge is empty right now…with no Chobani 🙁 need to fix that ASAP!

  42. I wish I could try new flavors of Chobani! I am limited to Peach, strawberry, blueberry or vanilla. My stores have failed to get more to try! I would so go the extra step to take advantage of a sale and to get new flavors!

  43. that lemon is my new favorite chobani! i haven’t tried their other new flavors though – i need to hit up wf and see if they have them!

  44. Heather says:

    i’m definitely loving classic comfort food these days…mac and cheese, grilled cheese, anything with cheese 🙂 i’d love the chobani overload though! pineapple is the best!

  45. I’m dying to try the new flavors!!! I haven’t spotted them yet in our stores, but I will be all over that lemon!

    • Tina says:

      I was thrilled to hear about the lemon. I craved it while pregnant and the love of the lemon flavor hasn’t left yet!

  46. Cori says:

    Literally, right now, sitting here eating a bowl of greek yogurt with apple. OMG!!! This is amazing, like eating a bowl of icecream. I am still getting used to greek yogurt but the apple completely transforms it. I love it!! Thanks for the heads up!

  47. I’m actually snacking on some Chobani as I read this! I love the pineapple so much but hate that it’s 2% instead of 0%! Such a tease!

  48. That’s a lot of chobani little lady!! Love the look of that honey chicken. i’m loving on curry – so I guess the combo of curry powder and cumin!!

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