Special K cracker chips, sour cream & onion review

With obesity on the rise, who doesn't want healthier snack options? Kellogg's Special K just launched a new cracker chip baked snack for consumers looking for lower calorie, healthier snack options. Trouble is lower calorie, healthier snack options just don't taste good. Usually, I find problems with the texture, the chips don't crunch right or remind me of styrofoam.  Special K cracker chips have a surprisingly good texture, crispy & crunchy with only the slightest styrofoam character. The taste of the Kellogg's Special K cracker chip, sour cream & onion flavor needs to be fixed, though.   The first chip I tasted wasn't too bad, there were some decent sour cream notes, but when I ate a few I had a bad aftertaste in my mouth. … [Read more...]

Wheat Thins Sweet Cinnamon Limited Edition review

Tis the season. Along with the holidays come mint, cinnamon, and egg nog flavored goodies. Wheat Thins is celebrating by stocking the shelves with  a sweet cinnamon flavored cracker. My first thought was, Wheat Thins are so delicious, why ruin them?  After a bit, I concluded that the slight sweetness of a wheat thin cracker might go well with cinnamon and sugar a decided to buy some. Strangely enough, cinnamon sugar and wheat are a nice flavor combination.  As one reviewer stated, like crossing a churro with a wheat thin. I agree.http://www.phoood.com/weblog/archives/000397.html When I first put a cinnamon flavored wheat thin in my mouth I get a nice burst of cinnamon & sugar enhanced with a slight salty character. A pinch of salt … [Read more...]