We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think.
Winter and oatmeal go hand in hand. Better Oats owned by MOM Brands came on the market in 2010 with a product line of 23 flavors of instant oatmeal, a food category that has been dominated by Quaker for years. Each flavor of Better Oats instant oatmeal comes packaged with 5-single serve pouches. A clever and useful packaging twist allows the product pouch to be used as a measuring cup to make the oatmeal. This is a distinct advantage for an on-the-go breakfast in the office microwave or for kids preparing their own breakfast. The oatmeal can be made either in the microwave or on the stovetop. Package instructions suggest that the oatmeal be prepared with either water or milk. If you use fat free milk, the product is richer and offer 300 additional milligrams of calcium, one-third of the daily adult recommendation. The Better Oats brand continues to grow by introducing new flavors. We recently tried 4 flavors. … Read More
Want to score higher on a test or come across more competent at a presentation? Eat breakfast! An AM meal, which “breaks” the overnight “fast”, can improve math skills, memory, and verbal fluency by providing energy (calories) and nutrients (vitamins and minerals) needed to help your brain work best. … Read More
We love to try new foods. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think.
Barbara’s Puffins Multigrain is the latest addition to the Puffins cereal group. This gluten-free, multi-grain cereal is made of corn, brown rice and whole oats, and is free of artificial flavors, preservatives and additives. The crunchy squares are slightly sweet and hold their shape and texture in milk. … Read More
The next time you’re in the cereal aisle, choose corn flakes over those Cocoa Puffs! Sugar and chocolate make kids sluggish. Research has shown that kids who ate sugar or chocolate for breakfast had reaction times equal to those of 70-year-olds and had more difficulty recalling a series of numbers. … Read More
Want to be thinner, smarter and healthier? Eat breakfast! Skipping breakfast to save time or a few calories actually increases your risk for weight gain, heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. You’ll also be less sharp at that morning business meeting or learn less at the computer training session. Why? Because your body needs that AM … Read More