[me] and goji Organic Cereal Review

February 19th, 2010

I created my own [me] & goji custom artisanal cereal and named it Tropical Flax. My ingredients were flaxed and flaked (base consisting of organic corn, amaranth, flax and sesame), choco goji, cherry, macadamia nuts, chia seeds, coconut and pineapple.

The cereal company is based in New England, and I received my Tropical Flax at no charge for review purposes. It would have cost around $12, plus shipping. That may seem expensive, but the cereal capsule contains 21 ounces and you’re able to choose your own organic ingredients – a big bonus for people with dietary restrictions. [me] & goji even explains how to make your own gluten-free cereal.


The cereal capsule is nice looking, not at all offensive sitting on the counter. Nutrition facts are printed on a label placed on the cereal capsule for you. I managed to create a mix with almost zero saturated fat and just under 8 grams of total fat per serving.


That depends largely on the ingredients you choose! There are lots of fruits, nuts and seeds you may choose, plus a choice of bases. I liked the taste of my mix, but I’d probably nix the chia seeds next time. They taste fine, but can get messy if you sometimes eat your cereal like a trail mix (guilty). I especially enjoyed the base I picked (flaxed and flaked). It is much more interesting than corn flakes, that’s for sure. It also held its own in almond milk without getting soggy. I’m not a cow milk drinker. Continue reading »