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Costco has this great cereal – Cranberry Macadamia Nut! It is manufactured by Costco’s own Kirkland Signature brand, and it’s a very tasty cereal that does have dried cranberries and real macadamia nuts in it.
When I was doing my shopping at Costco, the bright red box of this cereal has caught my attention, and then I saw the words “Macadamia Nuts” :) I love macadamia nuts, so I knew I had to get this cereal right away. It turned out to be a great buy – this Cranberry Macadamia Nut cereal is really yummy, and quite healthy too!
Here’s the nutritional information for Kirkland Signature Cranberry Macadamia Nut cereal from Costco: serving size 3/4 cup, 210 calories, 5 g total fat, 1 g saturated fat, zero trans fat, zero cholesterol, 110 mg sodiu, 160 mg potassium, 39 g total carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 11 g sugar, 5 g protein.
This cereal has 33 grams of whole grain per serving, and is a great source of fiber and protein. The fat in this cereal comes from the macadamia nuts, and it’s good fat – 1 g of polyunsaturated fat and 3 g of monounsaturated fat. This cereal is also rich in various nutrients – it has 8% of the recommended daily value of fiber, 8% thiamin, 2% ribovlavin, 6% niacin, 2% vitamin B6, 2% folic acid, 15% phosphorus, 10% magnesiu, 8% zinc, 8% copper.
The ingredients in Kirkland Cranberry Macadamia Nut cereal are: whole grain wheat, whole grain rolled oats, dried cranberries, whole grain barley, sugar, macadamia nuts, brown sugar, rice flour, vegetable oil, wheat flour, malted barley flour, salt, honey, whey (from milk), mixed tocopherols, natural flavor.
Here’s the picture of the Cranberry Macadamia Nut cereal in a bowl, before the milk was added. Look at those macadamia nuts! It’s hard to resist reaching into the cereal box and fishing for those nuts :)
And here’s this Costco macadamia nut cereal with milk:
Kirkland Cranberry Macadamia Nut Cereal is a great tasting cereal, if you have a Costco near you, I highly recommend it! Other great cereals from Costco are: Kirkland Raisin Bran, Quaker Natural Granola and Love Crunch Granola.