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Dec 6, 2010 07:28 AM

Kashi Frozen Foods

Does anyone have any experience with Kashi Brand, especially frozen foods? I am attempting to be more health focused with my food choices. Along, with having a quick easy lunch time meal, this brand came to mind.

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  1. I've tried several of them. They're better than many frozen meals out there, but they're not outstanding. For your purposes though, I think they'd probably be just fine.

    1. I've been impressed with the flavor. Frozen plus healthy is hard to find. My grocer frequently has them on sale, so I keep a few for a quick lunch for work when I don't have time to make one.

      Just a fyi, some people do seem to get a bit gassy from the grains...

      1. I personally was extremely un-impressed. I eat pretty much anything and am definitely not a picky eater. I felt like it lacked real flavor and was way overcooked from their cooking instructions.

        1. There are some they put out awhile ago and then a newer crop that came out more recently; I think the latter ones are MUCH improved. In fact, the Mayan Harvest Bake is hands-down my favorite frozen entree, ever, though I do cook it slightly less as long as the instructions indicate (I guess that's the whole "your microwave may vary" thing). The early ones were very strongly flavored and not in a good way, I think chicken florentine was one that was particularly bad. But the new ones are better. There's a red curry chicken one that's also good, and tuscan veggie bake is also very good.

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          1. re: rockandroller1

            The Mayan Harvest Bake is the one I get. I think the flavor is really nice! I may have tried some of the others, but don't recall - this is the one I always buy.

            1. re: meatn3

              I appreciate all the feedback!!! I am mainly thinking of using these as quik lunch time work meals. Not expecting to be taken away by any of them, just wanted some "foodie" opinions. Couldn't muster falling into a banquet frozen bender.

              1. re: Augie6

                I buy them regularly at target for quick lunch at work meals. I like the lemongrass chicken and the tuscan veggie bake. I haven't seen the Harvest Bake before - maybe my Target doesn't carry that one. They are pretty good, pretty healthy, and all natural. I agree that the Florentine was not good though.

          2. I don't do frozen foods.

            Thankfully, Chow's James Norton does! A couple of reviews are for kashi products:

            I say just look through all the reviews are pick out the winners: