Friday, October 31, 2008

I Have Created...A Masterpiece

A big thank you to Skwigg for the heads up about the website [me] & Goji. You can create your own custom artisanal cereal! I ordered "Abby's Cherry Walnut Crunch" on Friday, and yesterday my tube of deliciousness arrived. I opened it right away and had a sample. It was so good! Sweet crisp flakes, huge cherries, crunchy walnuts - I fell in love immediately. I know I shouldn't have. It cost about $15 for the 600g tube (15 servings). The price depends on what you put into it. I started with the artisanal cereal (multigrain oat bran, rye, spelt, barley, amaranth, wheat germ), and stayed simple, adding only cherries, walnuts and flax (there are over 40 ingredients to choose from). Since I have Strawberry Yogurt Burst Cheerios on hand (kids love it), here's a quick comparison:

Abby's Cherry Walnut Crunch
Serving: 3/4c
139.2 calories
4g fat
23.6g carbs
5.1g fiber
5g sugar
4.6g protein

Strawberry Yogurt Burst Cheerios
Serving: 3/4c
120 calories
1.5g fat
24g carbs
2g fiber
9g sugar
2g protein

So Abby's Cherry Walnut Crunch has a few more calories, but less sugar, more fiber and more protein. And it's delicious! Just wish it wasn't so darn expensive. :) It will be great plain, with milk, or sprinkled on top of yogurt!

1 comment:

jumpow said...

That's pretty cool - I was hoping I could mix up a trail mix instead as I don't eat grain anymore. Sadly, they won't let you do it. Pretty neat though.