belVita Breakfast Biscuits, review

A new breakfast goodie, belVita! I saw these on the end display at my local Albertsons and decided to pick up a few boxes. I'm ashamed to admit it, but I've enjoyed Newton Fruit Thins for breakfast and thought the box of belVita Crackers looked healthier and purer. In case my mom is reading, relax, I am I taking care of myself.  I eat the fruit thins with a banana and low-fat yogurt for breakfast. The belVita blueberry breakfast biscuits taste suspiciously like the blueberry Fruit Thins that I love. (http://flavorscientist.com/2011/12/08/newton-fruit-thins-blueberry-brown-sugar-review/).  Belvita and Newton Fruit Thins are both manufactured by Kraft foods.  Perhaps they both use the same blueberry flavor? They both use similar raw … [Read more...]

Newton Fruit Thins Blueberry Brown Sugar Review

My family likes Fig Newtons and when I saw these cookies at the store, I decided we needed to try them out. Fruit Thins aren't  a thing like Fig Newtons, except that they have nutritional value and are tasty like Newtons.  Some of the ingredients in these thins are whole grain flour, oats, dry blueberries, flax-seed and fructose. The box of Fruit Thins advertises 8 grams of whole grain per serving. When I opened the package, there was a strong banana bread aroma. Pleasant, but not what I expected with a blueberry brown sugar cookie.  The cookies had a cracker appearance and crispy texture. When I tasted them, the flavor was distinctly blueberry, like the Special K Kelloggs blueberry fruit crisps.  The blueberry flavor is very fruity and … [Read more...]