Quaker True Delights Dark Chocolate Mocha Hazelnut Café Squares

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Quaker True Delights Dark Chocolate Mocha Hazelnut Café Squares is a breakfast inspired granola bar. It is chock full of whole grain oats in the form of granola, has cellulose gum added to boost its fiber, has great for you hazelnuts, but then it ruins its healthy reputation with a chocolate coating, a chocolate drizzle, and ginormous chocolate chunks.


This snack is also low on vitamins and minerals but high on allergens.

Considering the package I bought from the store was expired, I’m guessing these aren’t flying off the shelf. An unenjoyable first impression on my tongue plus a mixed bag of nutrition adds to my deductions.

I mentioned in the video my concern for possible wheat in the maltodextrin, but then wheat was not mentioned in the allergens list so I looked up maltodextrin. In the United States it is *usually* made from corn, while in Europe it’s typically made from wheat. I’ll leave it up to my gluten-free friends to sk00l me on if this cereal square makes them sick…

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    For more information about True Delights Dark Chocolate Mocha Hazelnut Café Squares visit the Quaker site.


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  1. Creature SH says:

    You’d think that something with Mocha in it would provide a little more energy… But probably not when it’s sucky… and expired.

  2. I trust nothing with maltodextrin. It’s one of those “gray” areas I try not to stray into!

    That bar has so much going on I’d be confused! Must be the blond in me!
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  3. Interesting about the maltodextrin. I’ve seen it listed as “rice maltodextrin” as well. When I started my boys on gluten-free, I took BF’s advice. I figure she’s been there, done that, so better safe than sorry!

    P.S. – Why can’t they just use sugar?!
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