Monday, December 1, 2008

Cascadian Farm Organic Granola

Okay, I have to admit, I've tried about every Granola available, and the two things (make that three) that have always disappointed me have been the fact that they are tasteless, dry and clumpy.
After two bowls of Cascadian Farm Organic GRANOLA (dark chocolate almond) I have to admit I may start eating GRANOLA for breakfast again (my wife actually eats it for dinner sometimes).
Okay, the samples I received HAVE to be fresh, but this GRANOLA is hard to describe, it is actually not 'dry'-while 'moist' may be the wrong term to use, the GRANOLA doesn't clump or stay clumped when you add milk (ORGANIC 2 % BTW).
The flavor mixture is probably what really put me over the top, I know a lot of GRANOLA has almonds, but that little touch of Dark Chocolate pushes this GRANOLA to the top of the list for all of the brands I have tried.
The GRANOLA is made up of Organic whole grain oats, wheat and barley, crisp rice, almonds and dark chocolate; with no artificial flavors or preservatives. Their foods are grown Organic with no synthetic pesticides or chemical fertilizers.

With 14 g of whole grain per serving this is a great source of whole grains but at 250 Calories per 1/4 cup serving (w/1/2 cup skim milk) you probably aren't going to use this as a diet breakfast if you are counting total calories as a 1/4 cup fits into the palm of your hand. It is however very low in fat.

For the sustainable fans the box is 100% Recycled Paperboard and the company supports the community even further by participating in the Box Tops for Education program.

A variety of products are available and you can find out more about these and other products on http://www.cascadianfarm.com/ or by calling 1-800-624-4123 C.T. zone).

Buy it and try it...you won't be sorry. Their website even has a store locator.

This is a independent opinion made at the request of the organization for NO compensation (other than the sample products).