5/18/10

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...


2 comments :

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

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  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

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