QUICK REVIEW: Lean Cuisine Morning Collection Wild Blueberry & Pomegranate Oatmeal

Written by | March 18, 2014

Topics: 3 Rating, Frozen Food, Lean Cuisine

Lean Cuisine Morning Collection Wild Blueberry & Pomegranate Oatmeal

Purchased Price: $3.49
Size: 2 pack
Purchased at: Target
Rating: 3 out of 10
Pros: Filling. Great…if you’re desperate. Makes a decent hand warmer. Warms my innards. Low fat. Contains ingredients I can easily pronounce.
Cons: Provides just 2 grams of fiber (competing products offer 5 grams and fast food oatmeal offers at least 5 grams). Blueberry flavor is too mild. Pomegranate flavor is non-existent. End result after following microwaving instructions looks like I melted Grimace. Not a very good way to start one’s morning.

Lean Cuisine Morning Collection Wild Blueberry & Pomegranate Oatmeal Closeup

Nutrition Facts: 160 calories, 30 calories from fat, 3.5 grams of fat, 1.5 grams of saturated fat, 0 grams of trans fat, 0 grams of polyunsaturated fat, 2.5 grams of monounsaturated fat, 5 milligrams of cholesterol, 160 milligrams of sodium, 220 milligrams of potassium, 27 grams of carbohydrates, 2 grams of fiber, 13 grams of sugar, 4 grams of protein.






6 Comments For This Post I'd Love to Hear Yours!

  1. alek says:

    UGH! That looks nasty! Why they couldn’t have done pomegranate flavored oatmeal then blueberries on the side.

  2. Sofia says:

    I splurged and bought this oatmeal a month ago. The first bowl around I had a similarly gloopy experience.

    HOWEVER…

    With the second bowl, I refrigerated it after microwaving, and lo and behold, the purple slop congealed into a very tasty, pudding-esque treat that made me regret throwing out the first batch.

    Assuming it was on sale, I would definitely contemplate getting this again.

  3. Diane says:

    I just throw a handful of frozen blueberries with a regular microwave oatmeal packet and milk. Takes like 90 sec, and I bet it’s cheaper.

    • Canton says:

      I bet it’s cheaper still to just measure out oats from a canister, and microwave those. Quick Oats take slightly less time than “Old-Fashioned” but both styles work, and I mean… the point is, it’s doable and it’s fast.

      I like the frozen blueberries idea, though. You could probably also add pomegranate juice to taste, if you felt like it.

      Pre-prepared microwave oatmeal is just pointless. And, apparently, not very good.

  4. stezton says:

    Gawd, the picture looks like you ate the oatmeal and then barfed it back in the bowl.

  5. Thistle says:

    Have to second the barf comment… Nasty!



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