Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Me and Goji = Me and YUMMY

So I wanted to jump on the 'make my own cereal' bandwagon that I've seen on blog land. First, I love cereal and really wanted my cereal that I was going to eat to pack a little bit more punch than just some super shriveled up dehydrated berries. I am trying to be a little bit more healthy, and I thought this cereal looked like just the answer. Also we all know breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so I really have been trying to eat something every morning. Me&Goji is just what I was looking for!

Love their packaging, and though it's in a tube, I feel like you get more cereal from the tube form than from boxes. I also feel like their packaging allows the cereal to stay fresh for longer, which is always very helpful.

One of the things I liked the most is that the flakes are big and the fruit and other options that you can choose from to include in your cereal are large and I felt like they were actually real fruit in my cereal. I got cranberries, coconut, blueberries and bran flakes. The fruit was delicious, and I felt like it was too good to be in cereal. The bran flakes didn't have much taste, but then again, what do you expect, they are bran flakes.

Here is a picture of the fruit, I tried to get a picture to show everyone how big the fruit actually is. The cereal is sitting on the lid of the tube. The chunky fruit makes SO much of a difference in a cereal. I didn't realize how much more flavor it adds and how much better it makes your cereal.

This is another picture of the tube and the cereal that I took out of the tube but this would be roughly what would be poured out with each pour. They don't skimp on any part of the cereal or fruit which is another great factor of Me&Goji.

So overall, I really liked the taste and flavor of the cereal. I also felt like their website had many more options than some of the other websites out there. They have tons of different types of berries and even gluten-free options which is also really cool. Of course, it's more pricey than a regular cereal found in the store and you have to pay for shipping but at the same time, it's so much more healthy and delicious as well. Definitely check out their site and play around, trying it once won't hurt, and it also makes a great granola mix as well where you don't even have to eat it as a cereal.

The robust flavors and health factors alone make it delicious and I hope you all give Me&Goji a try!

My infected toenail is slowly dying so I am anticipating it's departure soon. I am going to get in a few miles tonight, but I can't do much working out with my toe like this because it shoves up against my shoe and just gets pushed back more into my skin which is painful. I also need to get some new shoes! Hooray! That will be done this weekend. Tomorrow I will be posting my plan for the 1/2, so stay tuned. On a completely unrelated but just as important note, what in the world was the Bachelorette last night? Crazy men, I tell you. Now scoot on over to Me&Goji and try to stay away from the chocolate covered goji berries. :)

xoxo

22 comments:

Jenn said...

At the Ottawa expo they were selling stickers/magnets/shirts that say "Toenails are for Sissies". Clearly, you're no sissy (But I'll keep mine, thanks!).

B.o.B. said...

I am down to 8 toenails. So sad.

But thanks for posting about the make your own cereal. I must have been living under a blog rock b/c I have never heard of such a thing. Can't wait to check it out!!!

Lauren @ Team Giles said...

I've always wanted to try this mix my granola thing. Hmm looks good

is there anyway to prevent this toe nail issue? You and B.o.B. have me worried here!

Liana said...

oh my gosh how could i have not known about this! i'm going to go check this out now, thanks!

X-Country2 said...

I'm have a toe nail about to fall off, and it's driving me nuts! It's itchy and gross. :o)

Lacey Nicole said...

mmmmmmmmm! sounds great (except for the toenail).

D10 said...

I love cereal too! I really like the idea of creating your own combination. The packaging is cute too!

Marlene said...

I am sooo tempted to try that stuff. I don't even know if they ship to Canada... hmm, maybe I should look into that! Thanks for the review.

jlc said...

you would LOVE almond cranberries by Post. I'm in LOVEEE with that cereal.


PS I ran Sunday and I'm going for a run right now.

The knee is back!!

Alisa said...

I've read about this company several times. I'm not a huge cereal eater so probably not worth it for me to pay extra.

Sorry 'bout the toenail, I hear ya.

RunSickboyRun.com said...

Just curious...what kind of running shoes do you wear?

Ronnie

manythemileskc said...

Danica,
I've been lurking on your blog for too long, and I have decided to come out of hiding! thank you for your inspirational posts day in and day out. the photo shoot you did is gorgeous by the way:) you rock!

Susan said...

All this crazy customizable stuff, and it's all so expensive! But it definitely looks yummy.

~Mrs. Guru~ said...

mmm, that cereal looks so good!

N.D. said...

Oh fun. I like the packaging!! :)

geegs23 said...

OUCH! I can completely understand where you are coming from with your toe nail! I got nailed in the foot with a softball the one day I forgot my cleats in a co-ed league. I ended up with a HUGE blister under my big toe nail and had to go to the Dr. to have a hole drilled into my nail so it would releave the pressure. About two weeks later I lost my toe nail completely.. It hurt like h*ll when ever I had a closed toe shoe on.. The nail eventually grew back though! :)

Anyway, that cereal looks really good.. thanks for posting the site!

I haven't watched the entire bachelorette from Monday, to be honest I'm having a hard time getting into this season. I saw the first hour, Dave worries me and has serious anger issues. And Tanner (is that his name, foot fetish guy?) freaks me out!

Christina
http://geegs23.wordpress.com/

JenZen said...

So long toenail. Nice knowing ya! Is it OK to paint the skin where the toenail used to be when I'm doing a pedi?? Ha!

Tara Gibson said...

i am going to go look for this!

RunToFinish said...

i loved their cereal it actually includes all the ingridients in good amounts!!

hmm bachelorette is one of the few reality shows I just can't get in to

P.O.M. said...

I double dog dare you to post a pic of the toe nail! ha ha.

Sarah Danielle: Jeune Marie said...

What sweet packaging! And yummy too?? Can't beat it!!

Katie said...

Love your blog! I lurk alot, but thought I finally have something worthwile to contribute! LOL!
The reason runners end up with black toenails or toenails that get infected and fall off is because the shoe they are wearing is TOO SMALL! You are constanly hitting that toe into the shoe as you run, thus the continuing pounding does a number on your foot.
Try getting a 1/2 size to a whole size larger than you normally wear. This will help, I PROMISE! It sounds crazy, and you will think they are too big, but when you start running you will see it is perfect!
Good luck!