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Product Review: Nature's Path Cereals

A few weeks back I was contacted by Nature’s Path and asked if I would like to sample some of their gluten-free cereals/products.  Of course I said that I was interested.  I love cereal and feel like I could eat it for every single meal.  Not only that, but Nature’s Path is going to be giving away a fun gift to one of my lucky readers!!  How fun is that?  Details on how to enter & win will be explained below. 

My package arrived on my doorstep & I was eager to dive right in.  I had 4 different cereals to sample: 

  • Nature’s Path Honey’d Cornflakes
  • EnviroKidz Peanut Butter Panda Puffs
  • Nature’s Path Mesa Sunrise
  • Nature’s Path Whole O’s

 

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Normally I like to mix my cereals together, at least 3 different kinds at a time.  I have an entire selection of at least 6 cereals at any given time.  This doesn’t really make my husband happy, in fact, it may even drive him a little crazy.  Anyway, I digress.  I took a break from my craziness to get a good taste of these individually.  My thoughts are below:

Nature’s Path Honey’d Cornflakes

I really enjoyed these cornflakes.  They had a great crisp & light sweetness to them, but nothing over the top.  Great alone or mixed with other cereals.  Also would be great to cook with.  I used them as topping on a hash brown casserole and they worked wonderfully!  Another nice thing about this cereal is that there are only 4 ingredients!  2 thumbs up!

EnviroKidz Peanut Butter Panda Puffs

We all know that I am a kid at heart, right?  Well, this cereal is great for kids & adults.  These little cereal balls, which look a lot like Kix, are bursting with peanut butter flavor.  Great alone, or mixed with another cereal or topped with some banana slices.  I also loved these topped with Almond Breeze or Greek yogurt.  Another great cereal with only 6 ingredients.  A much welcomed change from those mainstream cereals with lists longer than Rapunzel’s hair.  2 thumbs up!

Nature’s Path Mesa Sunrise

This is one of my favorite gluten-free cereals.  This cereal was recommended to me by a friend who had been diagnosed with Celiac before I was and I was looking for a way to fill my cereal void.  I love to eat this with fresh fruit cut up on top.  This cereal is a blend of corn, flax, buckwheat, quinoa & amaranth.  Nice crunch to the flakes & great texture & flavor.  2 thumbs up!

Nature’s Path Organic Whole O’s

I was so excited when I saw this product on the market!  I was never a huge fan of Cheerios, but I did like to eat them occasionally.  Now, tell a girl she can’t have something and she wants it even more.  I had tried other gluten-free Cheerios in the past and had been very disappointed.  This cereal did not disappoint.  The Whole O’s were crispy & had a great crunch, but were not overly crunchy like some of the others I had tried.  They were the closest thing to Cheerios that I have tried since embarking on the gluten-free diet.  And, once again, only 5 ingredients in this cereal.  Well done, Nature’s Path!  2 thumbs up!

If you asked me to pick my favorite out of the 4 cereals here, I couldn’t do it.  I like them all for different reasons.  I like to combine flavors, as I said above, so would eat them all at different times for different reasons. I know, I am weird.  ;)

Now for the fun giveaway details. 

1.  Go to Nature’s Path  to see what products they have and comment below which ones you would like to try. 

2.  Share this blog post on your blog & link back.  Comment below telling me that you have done this. 

3.  Add me to your blog roll for an extra chance at winning! 

4.  That is it!  Have fun!!

Contest is open until Wednesday, August 12, 2009 at midnight.  A winner will be chosen & announced on Thursday. 

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