April 23, 2014

Foodie Review & Giveaway: MixMyOwn Muesli and Granola

I absolutely love granola and homemade trail mixes. There are so many combinations that make up excellent portable treats that I can munch on when hunger strikes or when I need a little extra boost of energy. So when I was asked to review MixMyOwn Muesli and Granola, I couldn’t say no.

MixMyOwn Set of 3 Healthy Breakfast Pouches

If you aren’t familiar with MixMyOwn Muesli and Granola, please do your self a favor and check them out this week. Not only will you be able to mix and match your own healthy breakfast mix, but you’ll find some fabulous recipes and resources to help you build a deliciously healthy breakfast day in and day out.

I created a very simple mix to start off with. I combined some whole grain honey almond vanilla granola with freeze dried strawberries and bananas, slivers of almonds, and coconut. I kept it relatively simple my first time through because I wanted to make sure the items I combined tasted well together. I was envisioning a beautiful bowl of cereal to perk me up in the morning. What’s better than a few fruits, nuts, and granola? Nothing! Of course, the options were pretty limitless and I loved that many of the ingredients were clearly labeled non-GMO and organic. You can tell this company really strives to provide a quality product.

MixMyOwn Granola in a Bowl with Soy Milk

Once I combined my ingredients, I even got to name it. That’s a pretty cool perk if you ask me. I went with Morning Pick Me Up, although if I were buying this for a friend (which is an AWESOME gift idea for anyone who loves granola as much as I do!), I would totally name it after them.

My Morning Pick Me Up then arrived within just a few days. Definitely a lot quicker than I imagined the process to be and my tummy was grateful. And I was extremely satisfied with how it tasted. My tummy was even more grateful for that.

I doubt my MixMyOwn blend will last very long, but luckily, I can always go back and get some more! I may even be more creative and incorporate some of the more unique ingredients into my mix.

Want to try out MixMyOwn Granola or Muesli yourself? We’re giving away a gift certificate to one lucky Around the Plate reader!

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Disclaimer/Disclosure: We were provided with a free sample of granola from MixMyOwn.com for our review. We were not compensated for this post and the opinions expressed are Kati’s alone. We just thought you should know. For a full list of our disclosure and disclaimer policies, please visit our legal page

About Kati Mora, MS, RD

Kati is a registered dietitian with a background in general nutrition and weight management. As the co-owner of Around the Plate, Kati is excited to bring you relevant nutrition information that get's you excited about living healthy and eating happy. Kati graduated with her BS in Dietetics from Central Michigan University in 2006 and then obtained her Master's in Dietetics from Central in 2010. Kati is the proud mama of two little plates, Eli and Ben, who keep her busy and smiling... most of the time. You may also recognize Kati from her work as the Kellogg's FiberPlus(R) Wellness Advocate and as a contributing author for Diets In Review.

Comments

  1. Anitha Kuppuswamy says:

    Crunchy Whole Grain Coconut Granola!!!

  2. I would use the gf multi grain base with coconut, cinnamon, and hemp seeds!

  3. Shannon Baas says:

    multigrain base, corn puffs, apples, banana chips, cashews, and marshmallow bits.

  4. I want to try their gluten-free mixes. We have gluten sensitivities in my family (and dairy), so it’d be nice to have a snack everyone could eat!

  5. Alaina Joe says:

    I first had Muesli when I was in the Dominican Republic – it was so yummy! The hemp and flax granola with coconut and dried apricots sounds so yummy. I’m blown away at how many ingredients that are to choose from!

    Thank you for this giveaway!

  6. I would love the hemp and flax granola with apples and cinnamon

  7. WHOLE GRAIN HONEY ALMOND VANILLA GRANOLA, ORGANIC WILD BLUEBERRIES, ORGANIC CRANBERRIES, & ORGANIC GROUND CINNAMON

  8. I want to try their gluten-free mixes

  9. organic premium multi-grain base with Freeze dry strawberries and bananas

  10. I’d definitely put freeze dried cranberries in my mix!

  11. Darlene Carbajal says:

    I’d like to try the ORGANIC MULTIGRAIN FLAKES.

  12. Mmm the 5 grain standard based with freeze-dried berries (pomegranates, blueberries, and blackberries), pistachios, cacao powder or chips (can’t decide!) and vanilla bean! There are so many adventurous things, though…I could see this site getting addictive.

  13. I’m excited about the whole grain honey almond vanilla granola!

  14. I want to try the freeze dried fruits that you can add into the mixes!!!

  15. Whole grain honey almond granola sounds amazing!

  16. Organic flakes as well!

  17. Heather D. says:

    I would use the Whole Grain Honey Almond Vanilla Granola.

  18. I’d love to mix the whole grain honey almond vanilla with some of the millet puffs! Yum! That’s a fund website, I’ll definitely be ordering some granola! Thanks!

  19. Anna Hammes says:

    The Strawberry Almond Mix looks good!!

  20. I’d like to try chia seeds and hazelnuts :+)

  21. Danielle K says:

    I’d love to try any of their gluten free oats!

  22. Really want to try a combo of quinoa, oats, coconut, chia, and hazelnuts!

  23. Whole Grain Honey Almond Vanilla Granola

  24. Megan Parsons says:

    I’d love the whole grain honey almond vanilla

  25. Susan Christy says:

    Whole Grain Honey Almond Vanilla Granola, Toasted Wheat Germ and coconut

  26. Whitney Lindeman says:

    I’m just super excited they have gluten-free options! I definitely want to give this a try – the combinations seem endless!

  27. Melissa h says:

    I’ve never had apples or cacao nibs in my granola!

  28. the Gluten Free Soy Protein Powder and the Crunchy Whole Grain Coconut Granola

  29. Whole Grain Honey Almond Vanilla Granola would be an awesome base with Organic Kamut Puffs, Freeze Dried Blueberries and Organic Coconut! Yum!

  30. Gail Williams says:

    The base would be for celiac…then add almonds, coconut flakes, pumpkin seeds, chia seeds, and cinnamon

  31. I like the Bircher Muesli, with the addition of apples.

  32. Julia Cosgrove says:

    I would like to try CRUNCHY WHOLE GRAIN COCONUT GRANOLA, GLUTEN-FREE ORGANIC HONEY CORN FLAKES, ORGANIC RAISINS, HAZELNUTS and ORGANIC CACAO NIBS.

  33. I’ve been dying to try this! i love my granola and always end up buying multiple bags at the store only to make my own mix at home….this is perfect!

  34. I would mix crunchy whole grain coconut vanilla,organic maple granola,dates,pineapples,pistachios,and marshmallow bits.

  35. Organic whole grain base with Freeze dry strawberries and almonds.

  36. Whole grain honey almond granola

  37. Annemarie Z. says:

    I would love to try the Organic Premium Multigrain Base, Organic Cranberries, Dates, Figs, Peaches, Natural Almonds, Cashews, and Walnuts!

  38. Hemp and flax granola with apricots and coconuts!

  39. Jessica Lodge says:

    This is such a cool site!! My creation was Crunchy Whole Grain Coconut Granola Organic Maple Granola ,Organic Kamut Puffs, Organic Quinoa Flakes, Organic Wild Blueberries, Currants, Dates , Goji Berries, Natural Almonds, Chia Seeds, Pumpkin Seeds, Organic Acai Powder and Vanilla Bean.

  40. honey almond vanilla

  41. Diana Hatch says:

    I would like anything with almonds

  42. I want to try their gluten-free mixes

  43. Brandy Davis says:

    Strawberry almond!!!

  44. Melinda Stephens says:

    The freeze dried blackberries and vanilla bean are the ingredients I am most interested in.

  45. The Cacoa Nibs with Sour Cherry and possibly other berries as well.

  46. I would be most excited about mixing in the organic apricots and blueberries….yum.

  47. coconut granola, golden berries, chia and flax seeds

  48. Coconut — one of my favorite ingredients!

  49. Honey Almond granola with 5 grain flakes and coconut and almonds

  50. GF multigrain base with fruits, nuts, flaxseed, and cinnamon.

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