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Quaker Products

Mmmm. Where to begin, where to begin.

When the folks at Quaker asked me if I’d like to try out some of their products, I said, “Sure, why not?” After all, with my multitude of health issues, my diet is pretty limited…and I tend to eat things that are more on the grain-y side, like bagels and oatmeal and granola bars. So, this seemed like it would be right up my alley.

I love the Soft Baked Banana Nut Bread Bars, which are made with real bananas and realĀ almonds. Each bar provides 5 grams of fiber, 6 grams of protein, and 20% of your daily value of five B vitamins!

Quaker Yogurt Granola Bars | Quaker Products

I could eat the Quaker Yogurt Flavored Granola Bars all. day. long. OMG. These things are de-lish. They are made with real blueberries and have 12 grams of whole grains. (They also come in Strawberry and Vanilla.) Guess who’s stocking up on these babies? This gal.

I also am digging the Stila Strawberry Crispy Oat Cookie Bars. They are definitely different but taste great and have a nice crunch, which I crave on occasion. The Stila Bars are made with real fruit filling (they’re also available in Apples & Cinnamon and Blueberry) and whole grain oats. Each bar has a mere 100 calories and no trans fats. Yippee!

Quaker Soft Baked Oatmeal Raisin Cookies | Quaker products

We both loved — and I mean love loved — the Soft Baked Oatmeal Raisin Cookies. Now, this is saying something because I really dislike raisins. As soon as we opened this box, we each devoured tried one, then we helped ourselves to a second cookie. These cookies are fantastic! The cookies are individually packaged, which makes them nice and neat for lunches or travel. They’re made with whole grain Quaker Oats and provide a good source of fiber.

W and I both liked the Chocolate Chip Instant Oatmeal. To be fair, we go through instant oatmeal in this house like crazy, so we’re already a little biased. But oatmeal with chocolate chips — not too many but not too few, mind you — is a whole new experience. Each packet has only 130 calories and 8 grams of sugars, and contains “heart healthy” whole grains. Yay!

Quaker Oatmeal Squares Cereal | Quaker products

Unfortunately, I can’t attest to the Quaker Honey Nut Oatmeal Squares, because I never got to try them. W finished off that box in two sittings. Two. But I’ll tell you about them anyway. I believe they were delicious, as most rational people do not suck down an entire box of cereal that they dislike. But that’s just an assumption. They also are a good source of fiber and calcium and containĀ 96% of your minimum daily whole grain recommendation. Sounds like a real winner, all the way around. Oh, did I mention that this cereal can help lower cholesterol? Yeppers.

All in all, we are in love with these Quaker products. Just one problem: We’re running out of everything and have to re-stock our cabinets. Oh well.

I was not compensated for writing this post. Quaker provided product samples for review. My opinions are 100% honest and 100% mine.

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  1. Jan says

    I buy the Quaker Squares every week and LOVE them! I haven’t seen the Honey Nut Squares yet, but when I do…the store will have to restock the shelves, LOL

  2. Evangelina Joyce says

    LOVE LOVE LOVE Whole Hearts .. I bring a baggie to work every day just incase I need it mid day and I dont want chips or soda .. and in the morning if im rushing .. I love the Medleys .. finally my grocery store is carrying them and I love the berry and the peach absolutely the most .. always keep those stocked .. and if I’m not rushed .. I love instant Cinnamon Swirl .. yummy .. with bananas or peaches in seson!

  3. Marcia Goss says

    My favorite Quaker product is Quaker Oats (1-minute). We eat oatmeal for breakfast several times a week.

  4. Lucy Schwartz says

    The oldest product that i like is the Old Fashioned Quaker Oats. It is good as a breakfast and great in baking goodies.

  5. kelly nicholson says

    Head on over to Quaker and tell me what your favorite Quaker product is

    love the original quaker oats baby!

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