Jul 6, 2009

Quick Product Reviews - Food Edition

Here are some food and food-related products we've tried recently:

Healthy Choice - Sweet Asian Potstickers - The potstickers were okay enough to eat, but the rest of this entree was inedible. I would only buy this if it were a moneymaker.

Healthy Choice - Mediterranean Pasta - I think this entree is poorly named, because I don't think cranberries and fontina and cinnamon when I think Mediterranean. And the combination here didn't work for me. I'd buy this if it were a moneymaker, but I wouldn't eat it.

Healthy Choice - Pumpkin Squash Ravioli - This one was the worst of all, because it was trying too hard to be savory and sweet at the same time. I'm not crazy about cinnamon, especially in savory dishes, and there was way too much in this. I tossed the whole thing after a couple of bites. I wouldn't eat this again.

Special K Crackers - These are a new product I got cheap thanks to a promotion at Target. They're more like Kashi 7 Grain Crackers than Wheat Thins and quite tasty. I like that there aren't any hydrogenated oils in them.

Rubbermaid Food Storage Containers- I've found that these containers really do extend the life of my produce, especially the pieces that are at the bottom, and especially fruit that tends to exude juice over time - things like watermelon, for example. It's still important to dry the produce well before putting it in the container, but I'd say the containers add a day or two to the life of my produce.

Previously: More quick product reviews


Clean ClutterFree Simple said...

I love that you review items you got as deals! So often, the grocery deals feature products I've never tried or even heard of. Good to have some info on how they actually taste.

Money Dieter said...

Thanks for the reviews! I was thinking about that potsticker thing but no more!

Gina @ MoneywiseMoms said...

Wow--the Potstickers and Med. Pasta are my two favorite ones. How funny! Did you overcook the potstickers?

Chief Family Officer said...

@Gina - I don't think so! I love whole wheat pasta and brown rice, but I do NOT like the whole grains in these dishes :(

Mercedes said...

I am not surprised the HC meals sucked. I can't eat any frozen meals, neither can my family. The flavors are always off.


Kelly said...

Cinnamon is used in Greek main dishes so that may be the origin of the Mediterranean pasta. Cranberries are a new one on me though.