But, I did deviate this week from my usual purchase when I saw a new variety called ‘Weetabix Banana’.
This was one of those spur of the moment purchases, so it wasn't until I unpacked them that I got around to reading the nutritional details.
Fat, saturates and salt are all low which is great. Sugar just scrapes into the medium category with 15g per 100g of cereal. This works out at around 1.5 teaspoons of sugar per two Weetabix, so not too bad.
|Weetabix Banana Flavour|
Opening up the pack and having a quick sniff, I could faintly detect a hint of banana. I was pleased about this as there’s nothing worse than an overpowering smell of chemical flavourings!
|Weetabix Banana Flavour - back of pack|
After heating up some milk and serving them up, I had a small taste. Mmm, these are really quite nice. Just a subtle hint of banana but still retaining their essential wheaty texture and flavour.
|One pack of 12 Weetabix Banana|
She said ‘nice’ and that they tasted fruity. I asked her what fruit they tasted of. And unfortunately, she said she didn’t know.
She does know what bananas taste like as she eats one most days. This did make me wonder whether I was influenced by the fact that I knew they were banana flavoured, so that’s what I tasted!
It’s a bit like when you ask someone to close their eyes and you feed them a crisp and ask them what flavour it is. It can be incredibly difficult to work it out. The mind is a complex thing!
Overall, I liked them, my daughter liked them, so I’d be happy to get them again.
Purchased in a branch of Sainsbury’s.
Nutrition per 44g serving (2 biscuits) without milk: 157 calories, 4.4g protein, 31g carbs, 6.6g sugars, 0.9g fat, 0.2g saturates, 4.3g fibre, 0.1g salt.
Nutrition per 100g: 357 calories, 10g protein, 70g carbs, 15g sugars, 2.0g fat, 0.4g saturates, 9.7g fibre, 0.23g salt.
Ingredients: Wholegrain wheat (92%), sugar, malted barley extract, flavourings, salt, niacin, Iron, Thiamin (B1), Riboflavin (B2), Folic Acid.
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