Category Archives: product review

Trader Joe’s Cranberry Almond Grain Medley

Remember when Abe and I had our little disagreement over the definition of a salad?  He now happily calls things without lettuce “salads” – though for some reason, Trader Joe’s calls them a “Medley.” (I think this is their way of tricking people into eating salads.) I did wind up adding some green – chopped up parsley.  Herb-A-Licious.  I love

I’ve Got the Power Crunch

Apologies if that song is now pumping in your ears.  It’s been in mine ever since I opened this package, courtesy of Power Crunch. Along with energy bars, they also make powders.  I added a few tablespoons of their Vanilla Creme to some apple/cinnamon oatmeal (a new Oatmeal Du Jour!) for an additional protein boost… …stir it in AFTER cooking,

Quest Bar

My quest to find more protein bars to eat on the go has been fulfilled by…yes, Quest Bar. These sent me a whole bunch of fun dessert-y flavors, like S’mores (below)… ….and – wait for it – they even have a PEANUT BUTTER CUP.  It’s pretty good, but for some reason I can taste the stevia aftertaste in them (but not