A Healthy, Delicious Snack or Breakfast Option, Puffins Cereal Is Not for the Birds

Just calling Barbara's Puffins Cereal a breakfast cereal does it a great disservice. Not only is it made from whole grains and non-GMO ingredients with minimal grams of sugar and a good dose of dietary fiber, but it just tastes so good! Puffins Cereal makes a great snack for the couch or the lunchbox. With or without milk, I'm crunching on Barbara's Bakery Puffins and you should be too. Rethink your granola habit and try some Puffins.

There are five flavors of Puffins Cereals. Puffins Original Cereal, Puffins Cinnamon, Puffins Gluten-Free Multigrain, Puffins Peanut Butter, and Puffins Honey Rice.

Unlike so many of the foods we eat now, the ingredients are identifiable in plain English. Things like Corn Flour, Whole Grain Oat Flour, Cane Sugar, Oat Fiber, Corn Bran, Unsulfured Molasses, Cinnamon, Sea Salt, Baking Soda, Natural Flavor, Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid), Whole Grain Oats, Peanut Butter (Peanuts, Salt), Rice Flour, Baking Soda, and Tocopherols (Antioxidants to Maintain Freshness).

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Puffins have a square pillowy shape with an airy crunch. But don't worry, they won't squash in a ziplock bag either.

Barbara's Puffins Cinnamon flavor gives your milk those cool speckles plus you get that sweet spice of fresh cinnamon with your crunch.

Barbara's Honey Rice Puffins flavor is just the right amount of sweetness. Crunch some up to make a healthy crunchy topping for ice cream. Puffin's Honey Rice Cereal is low fat with whole grain brown rice listed as its first ingredient. I have to say that the honey rice is my favorite.

Barbara's Peanut Butter Puffins Cereal have a subtly sweet peanut butter flavor. This cereal is vegan too, making it a great hiking snack for all you healthy people out there. When you want to indulge, why not add a little chocolate milk to this PB cereal? Made with real peanut butter, there's only 9 grams of sugar for a one cup serving size.

Nutrition Facts matter along with taste. Puffins give you a good percentage of your daily value of nutrients like Vitamin A, calcium, and potassium. Puffins are very low total fat, with almost zero cholesterol and zero trans fat.

Allergen Info

If you're one of the unfortunates with a nut allergy, keep in mind that all flavors of Barbara's are made in a facility that also processes wheat, milk, hazelnuts, and almonds.

As you eat multiple bowls of this healthy cereal, feel good about Barbara's contribution to its namesake bird. Barbara's is a longtime supporter of the National Audubon Society's Project Puffin which protects puffins and other rare and endangered seabirds worldwide.

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