Phil's Food Reviews - 86/100
Typically I don't like the "quick" oatmeals, but Umpqua is different. Just add hot water, recover and let it steep for three minutes and it came out perfect! The oats themselves are nice and big and the addition of the granola and nuts give it a terrific texture. One cup is just over 300 calories and delivers 6 grams of fiber and 9 grams of protein. Now the bad news...it also has 15 grams of sugars and frankly for my taste buds its a little too sweet. A little less vanilla and honey and this would be the ultimate mid afternoon pick me up.
A New Breakfast Favorite: Umpqua Oats
The aptly named Kick Start by Umpqua Oats was the perfect punch to my busy morning. The single-serve cup was loaded with cranberries, raisins and blueberries with a touch of sweetness and the oats, or “groats”, the tongue and cheek name the folks at Umpqua call their premium oats. A hefty helping of almonds, walnuts and flax seeds kept me surprisingly full through a late morning workout...Read More
UMPQUA — OATMEAL WITH A FUNNY NAME AND A GREAT TASTE
Umpqua. Say it with me now, “ump-kwah.” Not that you need to be able to pronounce it to enjoy this premium single-serve oatmeal product. Named for the valley of the same moniker in Southern Oregon, it’s where this oatmeal product was developed by a couple of moms who were tired of feeding their kids mass-produced oatmeal packets that contained a whole lot more than good-for-you oats.Read More