Well, uh, okay. It’s made with oat & whole wheat flour. It’s got 4 grams of fiber and 5 grams of protein. And you’re supposed to use egg whites instead of the yellow part. But if a box of “healthy ” tastes like pure nastiness, I’m gonna go postal.
Quaker Oatmeal Pancake Mix encourages deadbeat food choice-ers to eat better, but anyone with half a taste bud will at least demand some flavor. The appearance of the mix is proof of it’s whole grain prowess. It’s brown and smells whole-grainy.
But, oh damn. It’s uber-bland.
I could smather the pancakes in butter. I could drown them in syrup flavor. I could squeeze my nostrils shut so I don’t taste the ick (does that really work?), but I refuse to eat like that.
Never mind that Greedy Kid #3 and #4 inhaled it all up. Their infantile taste buds can’t tell one pancake mix from another. But at least there’s hope for hungry little spawns who don’t eat right. Maybe you’ll feed your favorite kid some Quaker Oatmeal Pancakes? They might not be smart enough to complain. No offense.
Oatmeal Pancake Notes
- Price Paid: $2.39 for 32 ounce box
- Serving Size: 1/3 cup mix (two, four-inch pancakes)
- Calories: 220 as prepared with egg whites
- Fat Calories: 20
- Total Fat: 2g
- Sodium: 360mg
- Carbs: 31g
- Fiber: 4g
- Sugars: 4g
- Protein: 5g
Reactions from the Taste Test Crew
Health-hater Husband: The mix looks disgusting. Don’t make me any.
Greedy Kid #1: It’s tastes like nothing. And “nothing” tastes nasty.
Greedy Kid #3: Yup. I like it.
Greedy Kid #4: <—-she ate it all.
Yum UP! to: Butter smathering. I only do that with bread loaves.
Yuck Down to: My picture of the Pancake box. It’s blurry and sucks wind.