02 April 2014

Special K Granola *Review and Giveaway*


I've been quite naughty when it comes to breakfast recently and I either don't have any at all or resort to eating the wrong things while on the move... chocolate fudge cake is breakfast, right?! 

It's really not a good idea but sometimes you just get into a bad routine which I unfortunately have done.



Special K Granola is one of the few cereals that actually appeals to me, to be honest there are some that look like cardboard aren't there, and with its delicious five grain recipe, made from Oats, Barley, Wheat, Spelt, and Rye I was tempted to make the time in the morning to give it a go and drop my
new bad habit.

The granola comes in two flavours of apple & raisins and cranberries, pumpkin seeds & almonds.

Apple and Raisin

I was pleasantly surprised and I think it has given me the kick up the backside that I required to step away from the bacon rolls for elevenses and work on my bikini body. You should start the day as you mean to go on after all. In resealable bags they are better for the environment and they also keep the granola fresher for longer which is superb.

The clusters are crisp and filling and as it’s 30 per cent less fat than most other granola, fortified with 6 B vitamins and Iron it's even better for my health than alternative brands. The raisins were plump and juicy and the cranberries give the sweetness I require - even the Mr has tucked into some which is unusual for him!

Cranberries, pumpkin seeds and almonds


Special K Granola is available from major supermarkets with an RRP of £2.99 for a 370g bag.

For more information visit www.myspecialk.co.uk



*** WIN ***

For your chance to win a case of Granola (both flavours included) you can enter via the Rafflecopter entry form below.

The giveaway closes on 30th April (my birthday!).

Good luck!

a Rafflecopter giveaway


*We received a bag of each flavour granola for the purpose of this post. The opinions given are honest and our own*

222 comments :

  1. I normally have porridge, although right now it's hot cross buns!

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  2. I Normally Have Cereal With Either Hot Or Cold Milk

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  3. I follow on pinterest as ashlallan

    Ashleigh

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  4. I usually just have toast or a cereal bar

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  5. Follow with Bloglovin - Victoria Cosmetic Cravings

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  6. I normally have granola with greek yoghurt in a morning

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  7. Usually cornflakes, cheerios or weetabix!
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  10. I love eggs when I have time to eat breakfast, always filling and tasty

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  13. Yoghurt or breakfast biscuits.

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  14. Cereal bars as quick and easy in the morning
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  16. Follow on Pinterest as Kim Neville

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  17. I love yoghurt for breakfast :)

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  18. toast with butter and some cereal.

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  19. follow on pininterest Jo Hutchinson

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  21. Toast x
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  22. This is really nice topic, which is very use full for me.

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  24. Just cereal, sometimes porridge.

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  25. scrambled eggs, I eat breakfast cereal before bed.

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  31. A cup of tea as it takes me a while to work up an appetite.

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  35. Cereal :) (@bexallum)

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  36. Toast & coffee

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  38. I like porridge with a bit of salt xx
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  39. Already following on Pinterest thank you

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  40. Cereal of some kind, muesli, cornflakes or granola.
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  43. Porridge with banana and raisin

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  44. I always have bagels with salted butter & jam!

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  45. chopped banana and honey greek yogurt :)

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  47. I usually have either porridge ( in the winter ) or cornflakes/cheerios at other times but am switching now to Granola as i like the taste.

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  48. A cup of tea! And it varies depending on how much time I have! xx

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  49. Christine shelley6 April 2014 at 19:23

    Cereal and toast

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  50. Christine Shelley6 April 2014 at 19:25

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  51. already following on bloglovin

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  52. At the moment I am eating a lot of crumpets. By usually I just have tea.

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  53. following via bloglovin- valerie

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  54. Cereal and yoghurt

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  55. weetabix and a banana - bloglovin - jenny owen

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  56. Weetabix or toast, but sometimes nothing as I'm too busy running out the door

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  57. Always toast but with a variety of toppings - I'm on strawberry jam at the moment.

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  58. Weetabix yumyum

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  59. Coffee and a piece of fruit.

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  62. I follow on BlogLovin' - http://www.bloglovin.com/jessica965

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  63. Two slices of toast with Marmite

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  64. Weetabix usually

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  65. just a cup of tea, I may have a slice of toast about 11 though

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  66. (karen delaney)
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  67. Cereal - various types

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  68. any cereal . i am following in pinterest :murtle44

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  69. I normally have toast or crmpets, when I'm trying to diet, I will have cereal

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  71. Scrambled egg on toast

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  72. Coffee and a banana during the week, granola or poached egg and toast on the weekend.

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  73. toast on the run during the week, but cereal and fruit at the weekend when I have more time

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  74. toast and coffee

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  76. following on Pinterest and bloglovin as dawn obrien

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  77. granola wilk milk and yoghurt on top

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  78. if in a rush, a breakfast bar- if more time, toast and scrambled egg

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  80. Ive been having bran flakes last couple of weeks

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  81. Generally eggs ,prefer cereal as an evening snack

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  83. I usually have toast for breakfast

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  86. Depends, cereal, toast, or toast and banana.

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  92. Muesli or granola with yoghurt and fruit. Happy birthday for the 30th.

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  93. Fruit and Yoghurt and a nice cup of tea

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  94. I never skip breakfast as I feel icky if my blood sugars get low. I vary my breakfast alot sometimes porridge or yoghurt or toast but lately I have been enjoying special K with red berries its gorgeous, have not tried the granola though. I bet this would be a fab basis to make flapjacks with, you'd only have to stir in melted butter,brown sugar and golden syrup to the granola and it would be ready for baking. Have commented on decorating boiled eggs post and carrott cupcakes. Am Martha Smith on all blogs etc but have Rod Smith in email address

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  95. toast and jam and a glass of orange juice

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  96. I normally have poridge made with water and 2 bananas sliced on it

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    porridge

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  98. I usually have granola with almond milk :) I've also followed you via Bloglovin and Pinterest

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  99. tea and toast

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  100. Actually I eat cereal for breakfast and often eat granola

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  101. I usually just grab a mug of green tea and go!

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  104. Cereal, toast and lots of coffee x

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  105. I only ever eat breakfast when I'm on holiday & then it's usually a large buffet breakfast including a fry up

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  106. Half a pink grapefruit and a slice of wholemeal toast with lemon butter

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  109. Whatever cereal I fancy...usually weetabix or shreddies.

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  113. I am someone who skips it in the week after rushing about with the children, but on a weekend, I like a croissant, or a poached egg on toast. Happy Birthday in advance :)

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  114. I have followed the blog. Thank you for the giveaway, I look forward to reading your future posts :)

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  115. Porridge topped with raspberries and a smidge of honey

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  121. fruite fiber with blueberrys barbara steer

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  122. Sultana Bran and hot milk :)

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  123. Scrambled egg on toast or porridge with apple puree & cinnamon

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  127. Porridge with banana on top.

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  128. Big granola fan, said with a northern accent for effect!

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