Tuesday's Trade Up: Blueberry Muffins

Ahhh, blueberry muffins. Warm from the oven with a dabble of butter and a cold glass of milk. Sigh... what a wonderfully cozy food day dream.
With the NuVal, you can easily see the nutrition score your favorite foods. Let's take a look at the Blueberry Muffin section and see where we can Trade Up.

Betty Crocker Blueberry Muffin Mix
Cost: $1.07 (priced 5/14/10)
NuVal Score: 2

Krusteaz Fat Free Wild Blueberry Muffin Mix
Cost: $2.50 (priced 5/14/10)
NuVal Score: 18

(Note: this is for the product, as packaged)

Do you think the increase in the NuVal score is worth the extra cost? Share your thoughts...


  1. Do you have any nutrition information on the muffins made in your store's own bakery?

  2. Yes! Here is the nutrition for one serving (1/2 muffin) for the blueberry muffin:
    Calories: 230
    Total Fat: 13g
    Saturated Fat: 2.5g
    Trans Fat: 0g
    Cholesterol: 45mg
    Sodium: 290mg
    Total Carbohydrate: 26g
    Fiber: 0g
    Sugars: 23g
    Protein: 2g

    As of: 8/7/13