Posted by The Frugal Diva on 4th December 2012
Vita Cost, which has all manner of organic yummies, sent The Frugal Diva some breakfast cereal from TeeChia for review.
The time has come when every calorie has to be nutrient packed or things get out of balance very quickly. I was delighted with the heavy duty grains and slight sweetening without sugar. You can either have it with hot or cold water. My suggestion-only use hot water. The texture does not work with cold water if you are eating it as cereal. Usually, I’m ready for a snack by about 10:30 however before I had a chance to notice it was lunch time and there had been no nagging need to raid the refrigerator. This product works well with coconut milk, yogurt, or would be a great addition to a gluten free muffin mix.
• Chia, Flax, Quinoa, Amaranth, Ramon & Pumpkin
• Gluten Free
• 6 g Fiber
• 1100 mg ALA Omega-3 Fatty Acids
• No Sugar Added
• 26 g Whole Grains
• Antioxidant-Rich Seeds & Fruits
Other Ingredients: Gluten-free organic rolled oats, organic quinoa seeds, dates, organic zante currants (currants, sunflower oil), organic milled chia seeds, organic milled flax seeds (golden and brown), organic amaranth seeds, Oregon pumpkin seeds, dried blueberries (blueberries, apple juice infused), organic raw ramon seeds, natural blueberry flavor, freeze dried blueberries. Packaged in a facility that also handles tree nuts.
The Frugal Diva had never heard of ramon seeds and decided it was best to find out about them. The ramon tree is a member of the fig family, which also includes mulberry trees. At 130 feet tall, ramon trees are part of the forest canopy in Central American rainforests and frequently are cut down for lumber. Ramon seeds are actually the seed of the ramon fruit. They have zero fat, are very high in potassium, fiber and tryptophan, the amino acid that helps calm stress and anxiety plus they are gluten-free. You have to love something that reduces stress and provides nutrients.