Kodiak Cakes - Energize a Protein and Whole Grain Habit!

Ellie Wilson

MS RDN Manager, Health and Wellness

New Year’s resolutions to embrace healthier habits inspire shoppers to look for new products and ideas. So many are working and managing school from home these days, I love finding solutions that connect the dots including easy-to-make, kid-friendly, travel-friendly, versatile and nutritious. The Kodiak Cakes products are delicious solutions with unique benefits to explore.

Power Cakes

The signature flapjack and waffle mixes, in Buttermilk and Honey or Dark Chocolate flavors, are a great starting place. Just add water, and these mixes will kick the day off with over 5 grams of protein per serving, (up to 14 gms in the Dark Chocolate mix!), 100% whole grains, and a good source of fiber to stay full and focused on the morning to-do list. Make extra and freeze them – they make a great lunch, snack or “breakfast-for-dinner” treat. These mixes can also be used for muffins, even batter for chicken nuggets or veggies (did someone say air fryer?). Bonus – both mixes earn the Know Your Colors nutrition guide tags for Protein Smart and Whole Grain!

Frozen Waffles and Flapjacks

The same whole grain goodness and even more convenience when you add these to the basket! Flavors adults and children love, and something older children/teens can make themselves, so super for beyond breakfast snack attacks! All three flavors – Buttermilk Vanilla, Dark Chocolate, and Blueberry Chia make the grade for Know Your Colors Whole Grain and Protein Smart.

Baking Mixes

You know you have a hit when your 17-year-old decides to make the protein-packed cornbread into muffins he can take to school! With 10 gms of protein per prepared serving, as well as 3 gms fiber and less than 10 grams of sugar, this item hits the mark and aligns with several of the healthier eating recommendations reinforced last week with the release of the new Dietary Guidelines for Americans – increase whole grain intake, increase fiber intake, and limit added sugars. Check out the whole line – the brownie and blueberry mixes are also made with whole grains, check the labels for more nutrition information and some great recipe variations on the side of the box.

Oatmeal Cups

Another hit with all age groups – these power 100% whole grain breakfast cups are easy and delicious, with flavors like Maple Brown Sugar – just add water (or milk, for a little extra nutrient boost) and cook in the microwave while coffee is brewing, they are also great for tweens and teens starting to cook, (placed strategically at the front of the pantry to inspire better after-school snacking on a cold day), and are a smart item to keep handy in a desk drawer at work for a power lunch. Bonus – they earn the Know Your Colors Protein Smart guide! 

Granola Bars, Protein Balls and More

Kodiak Cakes is a company on a mission to bring whole grains, protein and flavor together in ways that really work for today’s health-seeking shoppers and families – check out their products throughout the store, for more solutions that will energize your whole grain and protein habits!

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Kodiak Cakes Crunchy Granola Bars

High up in the mountains of Park City, Utah, the folks over at Kodiak Cakes have spent their spring perfecting a new snack for adventurers, explorers, and hungry people across the country. We are proud to introduce our brand-new Kodiak Cakes Crunchy Granola Bars. That’s right, be
still my beating heart, because the whole-grain, non-GMO oats that people know and love from our Kodiak Cakes Power Oats have taken on a whole new form.

Our bars are light, crispy, and packed with the protein that folks who are on-the-go need to get through whatever task lay ahead. So, whether you’re scaling a mountain, taking a break on the sidelines, packing a lunch, or digging through the pantry, we think we may have created your new favorite snack. With flavors like Chocolate Chip, Peanut Butter, Oat & Honey, and Maple Brown Sugar, there’s a frontier inspired granola bar for everybody.

The pioneers of yesteryear may not have had the luxury of getting the nutrients they needed for rugged expeditions from a single perfectly-packaged snack — but we do. These bars may feature hearty, rustic ingredients, but they’re made to fit today’s frontier. They’re convenient, delicious, balanced, and… did we mention crunchy?

So, what else sets our bars apart? Well, like everything that comes out of the Kodiak Kitchen —the ingredients are what matter most. So, when we created this recipe, we made sure to only use whole grain, non-GMO rolled oats, and no artificial preservatives. Besides making our bars more filling and protein-packed, it also means they’re lighter with an unmatched crunch.

But, don’t even start to worry about pockets, cupholders, or countertops because our bars have significantly fewer crumbs than the competition. That’s right, less mess and more yum — making them a great choice for little cubs or messy grown Grizzlies.

Looking to pick up a box of your own? Trek your way over to the snack aisle and look for the box with the big bear on the front!

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Written by Jane Golub Director In-Store Marketing Programs August 26, 2018

Kodiak Cakes Protein-Packed Baking Mixes

Get the nourishment you knead with Kodiak Cakes’ delicious new baking mixes.  Kodiak Cakes carefully crafts each recipe with 100% whole grains and protein to transform your favorite baking recipes to healthy nourishing snacks or meals everyone in your family will enjoy. Available in five great-tasting new flavors – Chocolate Chip Muffin Mix, Blueberry Muffin Mix, All-Purpose Baking Mix, Fudge Brownie Mix and Triple Chocolate Brownie Mix – there’s a Kodiak Cakes baking mix available for any occasion and every person in your Kodiak cake baking mixhousehold. Kodiak Cakes is a small natural food company from Park City, Utah.  They believe the best foods are made from simple real ingredients, so they craft everything from non-GMO ingredients, freshly ground whole grains and no preservatives to ensure every mix has the wholesome familiar flavor of an old family recipe.  They even add protein to each mix to sustain your active lifestyle – discover these delicious nourishing baking mixes in the Baking aisle.   Written by Jane Golub Director In-Store Marketing Programs August 18, 2018

Kodiak Cakes Power Waffles and Power Flapjacks

Kodiak Cakes Toaster Waffles and Flapjacks are made with 100% whole grains, all non-GMO ingredients and high-quality protein to fuel any frontier.   With 14g of protein per serving in the Power Flapjacks and 12g of protein in the Power Waffles, you’ll feel fuller for longer. Kodiak Cakes believes simple is better, so they craft these flapjacks and waffles in the kodiak cakesfrontier tradition using 100% whole grains and 100% whole rolled oats.  These simple nutritious ingredients gives each waffle and flapjack a delicious wholesome flavor the whole family will love. Find four all-new tasty flavors:   Chocolate Chip Power Waffles, Cinnamon Power Waffles, Buttermilk Power Flapjacks and Chocolate Chip Power Flapjacks, hibernating in the Frozen aisle. Written by Jane N. Golub Director In-Store Marketing Programs

ARNOLD HEATHFULL BREADS

Arnold Healthfull bread varieties – Flax & Sunflower, Nuts & Seeds and Steel Cut Oats & Honey –Arnold Healthfull breads are premium breads full of better-for-you ingredients. Healthfull breads are 80 calories per serving and made with 100% whole grains. These three varieties are a good source of fiber and contain no high fructose corn syrup, artificial colors, flavors or preservatives.  Healthfull breads are heart healthy and contain 0g trans-fat. For more information, visit:          www.loveyourbread.com/healthfull Look for Arnold Healthfull Breads in the Bread aisle.

Kodiak cakesKODIAK CAKES FLAPJACKS, POWER CAKES and SUPER FOODS

It’s an important phrase “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.”  Kodiak Cakes has set out to make breakfast not only easier, but healthier too! Why is it easier and healthier?  Kodiak Cakes are all natural, whole grain products that have no preservatives, added fat or cholesterol (an ingredient list full of ingredients you can actually read!) and all you do is add water.  It is the perfect way to start your day off right! Kodiak Cakes has three different mixes for you to choose from – Oat and Honey, Power Cakes (packed with 14g of protein per serving) and Superfoods (filled with chia seeds, quinoa, flax, oats and wheat). The wait is over – a healthy pancake and waffle mix that tastes great too!  Make breakfast a priority.  Pick up a box in the Pancake aisle today!