Can you eat shreddies without milk?

In this brief article, we will answer the question, “Can you eat Shreddies without milk?” We will take a look at the typical nutritional composition of Shreddies and the main ingredients in the 3 most popular favors. We will also discuss alternative ways you can eat Shreddies without milk.

Can you eat shreddies without milk?

Yes, you can eat shreddies without milk. There are other available options other than milk that you can use to eat and enjoy your Shreddies. 

Shreddies is a popular breakfast cereal which was first manufactured In Canada in 1939 by Nabisco. Shreddies are a good way to start your day by having a nutrition dense breakfast because they contain whole grain, high fiber, vitamins and minerals.

What is the Nutritional information of Shreddies?

Typical values are:

Energy615 kJ/145 kcal
Protein4.3g
Fats0.7g
of which saturates0.1g
Carbohydrates28g
Of which sugars5g
Fiber4.9g
Salt0.29g

Vitamins and Minerals

  NRV*
Riboflavin0.36mg26%
Niacin4.3mg27%
Vitamin B60.4 mg28%
Folic Acid44 ug22%
Pantothenic Acid1.5 mg26%
Iron3 mg22%

A 40g serving of Shreddies will provide at least 22% of the NRV of six vitamins and minerals.

* Nutrient Reference Value (NRV)

What are the ingredients in Shreddies?

There are 3 most popular types of Shreddies and each of them has its own set and combination of ingredients. The three are, the Coco Shreddies, Frosted Shreddies and Original Shreddies . Let’s take a look at what is contained in them:

Shreddies FlavorIngredients
The OriginalWhole Grain Wheat (96%), Sugar, Invert Sugar Syrup, Barley Malt Extract, Salt, Molasses, Vitamins and Minerals (Niacin, Iron, Pantothenic Acid, Folic Acid, Vitamin B6, Riboflavin)
CocoWhole Grain Wheat (77%), Sugar, Invert Sugar Syrup, Barley Malt Extract, Fat-Reduced Cocoa Powder (1.5%), Cocoa Powder (1.0%), Salt, Molasses, Natural Flavoring, Vitamins and Minerals (Niacin, Iron, Pantothenic Acid, Folic Acid, Vitamin B6, Riboflavin)
FrostedWhole Grain Wheat (82%), Sugar, Invert Sugar Syrup, Barley Malt Extract, Salt, Molasses, Vitamins and Minerals (Niacin, Iron, Pantothenic Acid, Folic Acid, Vitamin B6, Riboflavin), Natural Flavoring

How can you eat Shreddies without milk?

Granola. 

Are you running low on your oats, don’t worry, you can use your cereal flakes to make a sumptuous  homemade granola to enjoy. 

You can combine your fav type of Shreddie with mixed some whole nuts, choice of  dried fruits, and even chocolate chips or any other delightful ingredient you enjoy.

Smoothies

This is a no brainer, smoothies are a perfect combination with your Shreddies. Smoothies are not only healthy they are versatile too as you can blend and throw in just about everything. 

You can throw your favorite Shreddies into smoothies such as strawberry shortcake smoothie,

pineapple-Mango smoothie, pomegranate-berry smoothie, spa cucumber smoothie,creamsicle smoothie, honeydew-almond smoothie,black raspberry-vanilla smoothie and pineapple-coconut smoothie.

Dessert Crusts.

Cereals are also a fun ingredient to be used when preparing dessert crusts. If you are in the mood of making a chocolate pudding, you can as well use your favorite Shreddies coco-flavored cereal in the baking of the crust. 

Feel free to throw in some choc flakes from vanilla, some banana cream pie crust or graham-cracker cereal for a s’mores pie. If you are not so much of a sweet tooth and/or are cutting down on sugars and would like something more healthier use fiber cereal in the base of your desert.

Binders and Toppings 

Cereals are also good  binders. You can use them just as well as other binders like bread crumbs, eggs, gelatin while still getting health benefits. They can be used in burgers or meatballs. 

They do a pretty dandy job in maintaining the shape as well as the texture.  On top of that they add good flavor and increase the nutritiousness of the meals and snacks. 

Banana crunch

Let’s face it if you are looking for a snack that totally rocks, banana and peanut butter don’t disappoint. But honestly the addition of cereal gives it such a satisfying crunch that will have you wanting to munch and what is better is that  you can really use any cereal you want.

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Conclusion

In this brief article, we have answered the question, “Can you eat Shreddies without milk?” We have looked at the typical nutritional composition of Shreddies and the main ingredients in the 3 most popular favors. We have also discussed alternative ways you can eat Shreddies without milk.

Citations

https://www.nestle-cereals.com/uk/brands/products/original-shreddies

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