breakfast

John H. Kellogg accidentally invented corn flakes when he was superintendent of the Battle Creek Sanitarium in the late 1800s where he promoted a healthy, vegetarian diet and routinely experimented with new food products. Kellogg was working with his brother Will on a new kind of wheat meal for patients. Rolled out wheat dough that … Read More

Participation in school breakfast programs have traditionally been very low. A study looked at breakfast programs and found that students needed more time to eat. When provided with 10 extra minutes in the morning in the school cafeteria, they ate a better breakfast and did not overeat. Participation increased by over 20%. When school breakfast … Read More

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. To answer consumer’s demands for convenient, healthy and simple foods, Minute has introduced Multi-Grain Rice Medley. This quick-cooking product is a blend of brown rice, red rice, wild rice and quinoa. And, … Read More

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. We are encouraged to eat more whole grains and most people like oatmeal. Banking on this Grainful is asking us to think outside the box and consider oatmeal for dinner. Grainful Steel Cut Sides … Read More

The battle over buying presweetened, ready-to-eat cereal has been raging since the first sugar coated cereal hit the supermarket shelves. First, put these cereals into perspective. They are based in a grain, sometimes a whole grain, they are low in fat, some have fiber, and all are fortified with needed vitamins and minerals. That being … Read More

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. The market for gluten-free foods has grown to over $11 billion and more than one-quarter of Americans claim to be cutting back on traditional products to avoid gluten, the protein found in wheat. To meet … Read More

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. Both of these brands have long, well-deserved histories. Kellogg’s Raisin Bran was introduced in the middle 1940s. It has reinvented itself along the way with new variations, the newest being Raisin … Read More

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.  You simply add cold water to flapJacked Protein Pancake Mix and let the batter stand for 3 to 5 minutes to thicken before baking on a hot griddle. flapJacked can be bought … Read More

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. Nothing says cold weather is here like soup and hot cereal. Dei Fratelli  which has produced canned tomatoes, tomato products and sauerkraut since 1923 has just re-introduced their original tomato soup as … Read More

RCD_3D_BO_mmm_BxWe 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