Dan-o-nino and $50 VISA Gift Card Giveaway

by Claudya Martinez on September 19, 2011

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Getting Put Pie, my three year old, to try any new food is almost impossible. She likes to stick to the basic food groups of red roasted hummus, potatoes, rice, and bananas. She’ll get pretty adventurous with her potatoes, she’ll eat them as fries or mashed (don’t tell her I sneak broccoli or cauliflower into them).

I need to get her to eat more foods. She can not get all of her nutrition from potatoes. I often get offered food products to review and I have to turn them down because they contain ingredients that I try to avoid. When I was offered Dan-o-nino yogurt cups for Put Pie to try, I wasn’t sure I could say yes because so many yogurt products contain high-fructose corn syrup and I just do not see any benefit in introducing that into my kids’ diet.

Turns out Dan-o-nino cups have no high-fructose corn syrup, no artificial colors, or flavors and they also have 2x the amount of calcium of leading kids’ yogurts, Vitamin D and protein. Protein! Put Pie needs protein! Well I was sold, but getting Put Pie to try them is a whole other story.

I started telling her about them days in advance. I told her I needed her help trying something new. She’s had yogurt before and sometimes she really likes it and sometimes she doesn’t. Then I brought them home and showed them to her and told her we would try them the next day.

Well the next day came and I might have bribed her telling her that if she tried the Dan-o-nino cups I would let her have the alphabet magnet that came in the package, but only if she tried it.


Thankfully, Put Pie is not above being bribed.

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And guess what? She liked it, she really liked it! I’m thrilled to have another healthy snack that I can add to the rotation.

But that’s not all folks! My buddies at Dan-o-nino and BabyCenter thought it might be nice to give one of you a $50 VISA gift card that you could perhaps use on a future grocery shopping trip.

Enter to win a $50 VISA gift card by following the instructions in the widget. Good luck!


This post is sponsored by BabyCenter in conjunction with the BabyCenter Blog Network. All prizes and compensation are provided by BabyCenter and Dan-o-nino.

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  • http://www.classicnycstory.com Classic NYer

    I wanna win… and now you’ve made me want yogurt! I guess I’ll go out for some after I get up from here…

  • http://www.wrestlingwithretirement.com Eva Gallant

    I’m not a yogurt fan, but my grandkids love it.

  • Cindy Castro

    I would love to win!

  • Katherine

    I would love to win this!  My son has a birthday coming soon!

  • http://twitter.com/ElenaIstomina Elena

    I would love to win!

    elena150980@yahoo.com

  • http://www.vidyasury.com Vidya Sury

    How sweet! :-) Bribing is a classic weapon. I still use it on my 13-year old, but very very subtly. Put Pie, you’re a princess! Enjoy your snack! And a big hug to your mom

  • http://www.fromtracie.com From Tracie

    I want to win the $50 gift card!! 

    And I also want some yogurt. With blueberries. (not to be confused with blueberry yogurt which is in no way the same thing)

    • http://www.unknownmami.com/ unknownmami

      No, not the same thing at all. Although, blueberry donut holes are amazing.

    • http://www.unknownmami.com/ unknownmami

      It’s your SITs Day! So happy for you.

  • http://twitter.com/QueSeraSera68 Becky ;)~

    Awesome contest and great review! I would love to be able to win your contest after all christmas is coming so soon. Good Luck All!!

  • Heidi Mc

    I want to win the $50 gift card! Thank you for the chance :)
    tyson 2468 at charter dot net

  • http://www.aduckinherpond.com Blond Duck

    Popped in from SITS to say hi!

  • Anonymous

    I love success like that….my 17year is a picky eater …I’m always pushing new things on her. 

  • Gina

    I’d love to win!

  • Sonia

    I want to win! :)

  • jennifer horn

    Would love to win this to help buy groceries.

  • Nezzy

    Woohoo, I popped in to catch up and found this totally awesome giveaway.  Boy, life just doesn’t get any better than this!!!

    Now I’ve got to go check and see if I have any yogurt left over from Camp Grandma.  I’ve suddenly got a craving!

    God bless ya and have a most beautiful day sweetie!!!  :o)

  • Anonymous

    I’d love to win the gift card!

  • Suz

    Would love to win this; thanks !

  • Laura

    I would love to win.
    Thank you!

    Laurasu82 at yahoo.com

  • Kgrhoades

    We could really use it, too!  Thank you for entering us.

  • Tcogbill

    i really want to win..
    tcogbill at live dot com

  • Angie S

    thanks for the chance

  • http://bechicmag.com Mercedes S.

    Sounds like a pretty good treat for the kiddies :) 

  • http://twitter.com/LaliQuin AutismWonderland

    I LOVE YOGURT!!  And sometimes my son will eat it too.  Sometimes.  But my son is also easily bribed.  He loves letters.  And he loves magnets.  And I love free stuff.  Everyone wins :)

  • Hola Mom

    I would love to win this gift card. My little one loves yogurt :)

  • Mindy

     I will definitely be buying Dan-o-nino next time I go grocey shopping!
    ~Mindy
    http://alliwilleverneed.blogspot.com
    mindy71183@gmail.com

  • Cristina Duffy

    My daughter loves Dan-o-nino. This is a great giveaway, Thank you!

  • Uchi

    my daughter loves yogurt !mmm que rico!

  • Eva Smith

    I love yogurt.  My favorite is the vanilla because we can always add frozen fruits to the yogurt.

  • Eva Smith

    I want to win $50.

  • Jen

    I want to win!

  • Lisa@Advent’s Fine Adventures

    Cool! to both ~ one to winning the $50.00 which with a family of 6 would be GREAT! Sing us up :) and the other to NO high-fructose corn syrup. I try to avoid the stuff too and find it in EVERYTHING!  It drives me crazy! But, I never looked at this Dannon my 5 year old loves yogurt we will give it a try. 

  • http://allofmenow.com Carla

    Raising my hand! Would love to win =)

  • Deanna G.

    I want to win the $50 gift card! :)

  • http://www.facebook.com/kaylia.marie Kaylia Metcalfe

    Well hot damn, a healthy snack and a chance to win money! Score!

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Presleys-Pantry/100001901950458 Presley’s Pantry

    I want to win and eat yogurt!

  • http://www.bsochic.blogspot.com Bren @ B So Chic!™

    Yay for no corn syrup!!!! I’d love to try the raspberry flavor one!! Thanks for the giveaway! 

  • http://www.mommysnest.com MommyLisa

    Awesome.  I could use an extra $50 for sure.

  • Stephanie Phelps

    I would really love to win a $50 giftcard

  • Mamamyya3

    My girls LOVE yogurt.  I haven’t tried Dan-in-nino yet though.  I definitely will have to!

  • kathleen siegle

    I would love to win this!  and I love yogurt!
    littleolliesmom@gmail.com

  • Anonymous

    This would be wonderful for holiday shopping!

  • Cardprincess

    I like Dannon Yogurts.  I haven’t tried this one yet, but definitely would!

  • Cardprincess

    I would definitely love to win, it would pay for almost a weeks groceries including some Dannon products!

  • won

    I want to win the fifty dollars because I am in a legal mess (not one I created – not anything illegal), but one that is costing me big bucks. I’m trying to keep afloat and when it’s all over, I’ll be sharing the mess. 

  • Amber

    I want to win!  Thanks! theamb at gmail

  • Janice

    I would looooove to win. This would help out tremendously especially since I’m unemployed.

  • Susan E.

    I’d like to win. Thanks for the giveaway!

    rogsdock[at]gmail[dot]com

  • Tina M

    I want to win. I can buy more veggies and yogurt!

  • Anonymous

    I would love to win the gift card!

  • Anonymous

    (amanda sakovitz) on entry form

  • Carmen Q

    I want to win!

  • Steph S

    I’d love to win! Thanks!

  • Amanda Leach

    My kids love Danonino!

  • Star

    I want to win!!!

  • Teresha

    I sure would love to win a $50 gift card to help buy items for our new baby!

  • http://profiles.google.com/soluckyducky Sarah Cook

    I want to win! And I wish I could have some yogurt right now too.

  • Nikki

    I would love to win the $50 gift card!

  • Lindsay Advincula

    My son and I LOVE yogurt. He happens to love this brand, too!

  • Mari

    I want to win the gift card.

    runningmatey at hotmail dot com

     

  • Lori

    wanna win

  • http://1chron291113.wordpress.com Kayla

    I’d like to win. :)

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  • kortney petcher

    I would love to win this $50 GC!
    petchk79@gmail.com

  • Mama Zen

    Hey, I want to win!

  • Joanna Jenkins

    Wow, that’s a fancy new entry widget.  I’ll have to figure it out but in the meantime, please count me in for the giveaway.  xo jj

    • http://www.unknownmami.com/ unknownmami

      Let me know if you are not able to enter on the widget and I will enter you manually.

  • http://twitter.com/BitofEvrything A Bit of Everything

    I love yogurt. Well, unless it’s plain, haha. Great giveaway! Nothing better than a little help to stretch the budget a lithe.

  • annae07

    i’d love to win!  i also love yogurt :)

  • Katydid

    I really really wanna win!!! :)

  • Katydid

    I really really wanna win!!! :)

  • Audreyoka

    I want to win…nah that was too easy LOL. I found tons of ways to hide vegetables when my kids were young, spinach dip, spaghetti sauce with tons of pureed veggies etc.

  • http://itsmomtime.blogspot.com Tabathia B

    I want to win the $50 Visa Gc
    tbarrettno1 at gmail dot com

  • Janel Myers

    I want to win the $50 gift card because I’d love to have a grocery trip pay for itself!  I just started a pet sitting business and money’s tight!

  • Janel Myers

    I want to win the $50 gift card because I’d love to have a grocery trip pay for itself!  I just started a pet sitting business and money’s tight!

  • Qmeka22

    I would love to win this gift card and I will definitely try the yogurt for my kids! Thanks for the info!

    Quemeka Rivera

  • Julie L

    l;ove to win thanks for the chance 

  • Anonymous

    Bribing is number 27 in the Parents Guide To Get Their Kids To Eat Healthy. Ha. So glad she liked it. Cute pics showing the yogurt disappearing.

    You mentioned red roasted hummus. Do you make your own? I make plain hummus and want to make variations.

  • Betsy Hoff

    I want to win :)

  • ewhatley

    Would love to win.  This would be added to the stash of saving for a new TV.

  • http://twitter.com/babyjames BabyJamesFoundation

    Would help on Christmas shopping

  • http://www.facebook.com/helen.lemon Helen Lemon

    I would absolutely love to win and I’ll even go and buy Dan-o-nino Yogurt right now!  Thanks!

  • Lauie Brown

    I want to win!!!

  • hannah

    of course I want to win lol! I’d buy groceries
    hannah
    aigcanada7 @ hotmail dot com

  • sndrdee

    I would love to win this … for Christmas shopping. I am starting soon. I love to be done by Thanksgiving, so I can enjoy the season and people. magic56331@gmail.com

  • linda brooks

    I would love to win!

  • Anonymous

    I’d love to win the $50 gift card!  My birthday is coming up.

    mami2jcn at gmail dot com

  • Lilnursejen

    I would love to win this gift card-my sons birthday is coming up!

  • Jessica

    Awesome giveaway – I would love to win!

  • http://www.halfpastkissintime.com Mrs4444

    Getting little ones to eat the right foods can be challenging! Glad you found another tool for your food toolbox! :)

  • Mary v.

    I’d love to win…it would really help out with holiday shopping…we love yogurt here.  

  • Sarah

    Of course I’d love to win this. It would be so helpful as grocery money! Thanks!

  • Angela Maa s

    I’d love to win. Thanks for the chance. Angela thesuburbanjungle @ gmail.com

  • Anonymous

    I’d love to win the $50 gift card. :)

  • Nicole Hartmann

    This would be a great win! Start off my Christmas shopping… Good luck everyone :) 

  • http://naddezsgoodycorner.blogspot.com Naddez

    I want to win this giveaway!  Thanks!! :)

  • Dahbou

    Yes, I do want to win the $50 Visa gift card. It would be a huge benefit to our household. Thanks!

  • Cinella

    Oh yeah… this would help a lot!

  • Shanna

    My son’s 5th birthday is coming up, and it would be wonderful to have an extra $50 to help out!  :)

  • AStarrA

    Count me in please and thank you :)

  • Liz M.

    Thanks for the giveaway! I want to win!

  • Scg00387

    id like to win because i need to start xmas shopping!

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