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Your All Time Favourite Breakfast Cereal!  
User currently offlinePs76 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (2 years 6 months 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 1693 times:

Hi!

Sorry for a pretty stupid thread but thought it might be interesting for those that eat breakfast cereal what their favourite one was. For me there is no contest:



We used to have this cereal as kids when visiting family in the US and I've never grown out of it. Unfortunately they don't sell it in the UK except in some department stores where it's 7 pounds a box (about 12 dollars)! Sure we have Frosties and Crunchy Nut Cornflakes and stuff in the UK which are pretty good but Lucky Charms will always be my favourite.

Any opinions welcome.

Many thanks,

Pierre

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User currently offlineoldman55 From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 1525 posts, RR: 31
Reply 1, posted (2 years 6 months 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 1653 times:

Lately I've had a craving for General Mills "Cinnamon Toast Crunch". Its got to be that brand; specifically, no cheap generics LOL.I also want Coke; not some cheap cola  


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User currently offline2707200X From United States of America, joined Mar 2009, 8789 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (2 years 6 months 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 1648 times:

When I was young I loved Cocoa Puffs, I loved it in the end when the milk tasted and looked like cocoa. My second favorite and a very close second favorite was Lucky Charms, when I was hungry later in the day I would snack on the marshmallow its until they where almost all gone and I was bummed in the morning. My third favorite or favorites varied from Count Chocula, Frosted Flakes and Rice Krispies and Fruit Loops. Man did that cereal go fast when I was at it.

  



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User currently offlineUK_Dispatcher From United Arab Emirates, joined Dec 2001, 2597 posts, RR: 29
Reply 3, posted (2 years 6 months 5 days ago) and read 1632 times:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lQrZ6cMSYuI&feature=related

Kellogs Start - I used to love it as a kid but haven't seen it for years. Apparently you can still get it in the UK but I live abroad now. I might have to buy a few boxes next time I visit home!


User currently offlineTSS From United States of America, joined Dec 2006, 3070 posts, RR: 5
Reply 4, posted (2 years 6 months 5 days ago) and read 1625 times:

Another vote for Lucky Charms here. They are indeed magically delicious! Also, the non-marshmallow pieces look just like cheap dry cat food, which is cool in a weird way.      


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User currently offlineNZ107 From New Zealand, joined Jul 2005, 6456 posts, RR: 38
Reply 5, posted (2 years 6 months 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 1599 times:

Nothing can beat Honey Bunches of Oats for me.. Been 'importing' them for years now as my only source is USA!




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User currently offlinereddevl442 From United States of America, joined Aug 2001, 96 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (2 years 6 months 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 1595 times:

Mostly I stick to "adult" cereals, usually Raisin Bran or something. When I feel like having a "kiddie" cereal it's Trix for me.


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User currently offlineeinsteinboricua From Puerto Rico, joined Apr 2010, 3365 posts, RR: 8
Reply 7, posted (2 years 6 months 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 1552 times:

When I was a kid:
Notice the shapes


Now:


I always make a mixture of these three cereals. The balance of sweetness and nutrition just can't be beat by any other cereal.



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User currently offlineKlaus From Germany, joined Jul 2001, 21521 posts, RR: 53
Reply 8, posted (2 years 6 months 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 1546 times:

The pre-packaged stuff is massively oversweetened (in some cases via excessive amounts of raisins). You could eat a piece of cake or cookies just as well, and besides being extremely sweet there's little if any actual flavour and after the initial sugar shock it has little lasting nutritional value.

My favourite: Proper organic oat flakes, nuts, almonds and/or roasted coconut slices, a decent pich of bourbon vanilla, a very slight pinch of salt, some fresh fruit and whole milk, no added sugar. Delicious!   


User currently offlineAeri28 From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 709 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (2 years 6 months 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 1538 times:

Either

Raisin Bran (Post brand)
or
Rice Chex (the corn will do as well)

I used to love captain crunch when I was a kid. Remeber when they had those red berrie things in there? (Or am I mistaking that for something else... this would be the 70s)


User currently offlinefridgmus From United States of America, joined Oct 2006, 1442 posts, RR: 11
Reply 10, posted (2 years 6 months 4 days 12 hours ago) and read 1495 times:
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"Captain Crunch with Crunchberries"!

Nothing and I mean nothing, can compare to my favorite cereal. I can go through a whole box in one sitting.......which is why I don't get them anymore!!!

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User currently offlineAeri28 From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 709 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (2 years 6 months 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 1458 times:

Quoting fridgmus (Reply 10):
"Captain Crunch with Crunchberries"!

Yes, that's it! nom nom nom
I liked how it sort of made your milk pinkish...


User currently offlineBraniff747SP From United States of America, joined Oct 2008, 3013 posts, RR: 1
Reply 12, posted (2 years 6 months 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 1417 times:




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User currently offlineEricR From United States of America, joined Jul 2010, 1904 posts, RR: 1
Reply 13, posted (2 years 6 months 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 1379 times:

Quoting fridgmus (Reply 10):
"Captain Crunch with Crunchberries"!



   A little too sweet for my taste now, but this was definitely my favorite when I was a kid.

Quoting Klaus (Reply 8):
The pre-packaged stuff is massively oversweetened (in some cases via excessive amounts of raisins). You could eat a piece of cake or cookies just as well, and besides being extremely sweet there's little if any actual flavour and after the initial sugar shock it has little lasting nutritional value.

My favourite: Proper organic oat flakes, nuts, almonds and/or roasted coconut slices, a decent pich of bourbon vanilla, a very slight pinch of salt, some fresh fruit and whole milk, no added sugar.



How come you are using whole milk instead of skim milk in your nutritional breakfast?


User currently offlineRussianJet From Belgium, joined Jul 2007, 7718 posts, RR: 21
Reply 14, posted (2 years 6 months 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 1361 times:

Quoting Ps76 (Thread starter):
Any opinions welcome.

They're magically delicious.

Quoting UK_Dispatcher (Reply 3):
Kellogs Start

Start was awesome. Can't say that I've seen it around for a very long time.

My personal favourite - Weetabix. With milk and a little brown sugar.



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User currently offlineKlaus From Germany, joined Jul 2001, 21521 posts, RR: 53
Reply 15, posted (2 years 6 months 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 1361 times:

Quoting EricR (Reply 13):
How come you are using whole milk instead of skim milk in your nutritional breakfast?

Because that would be an abomination! 

It's primarily about actual, real flavours instead of the cheap and shallow chemical substitutes in the industrial sweets; The full cream in whole milk (preferably fresh, non-homogenized organic) is one of these great natural flavours. There's no need for any added sugar – there's so much real flavour in the fresh ingredients that it's completely redundant.

I eat very little meat and use relatively little fat for cooking otherwise, so I don't need to compensate my fat intake all that much (and at least to my taste skimmed milk is one of the nastiest, deadest things I know).


User currently offline2707200X From United States of America, joined Mar 2009, 8789 posts, RR: 1
Reply 16, posted (2 years 6 months 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 1297 times:

Quoting oldman55 (Reply 1):
Quoting einsteinboricua (Reply 7):

I forgot to add another favorite, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, I also loved every chocolate and cocoa cereal in the available market when I was young.

Quoting einsteinboricua (Reply 7):

I tasted Multi Grain Cheerios for the first time, I liked it, I expected it to be bland but I think I like it better than Honey Nut Cheerios, the cereal that I usually eat.



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