Contest Closed: Enter to Win Healthy, Tasty Cereal from Uncle Sam

By , SparkPeople Blogger
Here at the dailySpark, we're big fans of breakfast. Not just any breakfast will do. We want a healthy breakfast to start the day. So when I met the kind folks at Attune Foods in San Francisco last fall, I was excited to learn more about their brands, especially Uncle Sam cereal.

The whole wheat and flaxseed cereal, which has been around for more than 100 years, is healthy and full of fiber. After trying all the tasty Uncle Sam cereals for ourselves, we asked to host a giveaway so you could try them for yourselves.

Enter to win one of four prizes: two winners will receive $20 worth of Uncle Sam cereal each and one will receive $50 worth of Uncle Sam cereal. Plus, a grand prize winner will receive $100 worth of Uncle Sam cereal.

To enter, click here. The usual rules apply. You have been now and 6 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011, to enter.

More about Uncle Sam Cereal:

  • 0g Trans Fat
  • 100% Natural
  • 100% Whole Grain
  • High Fiber
  • Kosher
  • Less than 2g Sugars
  • Low Glycemic
  • Low Sodium
  • No Artificial Colors, Flavors, or Preservatives
  • No Cane Sweeteners
  • No Dairy Ingredients
  • Omega-3 Fatty Acids from Flaxseed
  • Only Grain Sweetened
  • Vegan Suitable
  • No added sugar
  • Recommended by physicians and health professionals
  • 10 grams of dietary fiber per serving...that is 40% of the recommended Daily Value!!
  • No artificial flavors, colors, or preservatives

In addition to the regular whole-wheat flakes and flaxseed variety, Uncle Sam also has: Multi-Grains, Wild Strawberry, and Honey Almond varieties.

Have you ever eaten Uncle Sam cereals? And while we're on the subject: how do you like your cereal: crispy or soggy?

Winners: CBSPECIAL ($20)



PCSPEER ($100)

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This is my first time hearing of Uncle Sam's Cereals but I would love to try them. I enjoy my cereal crispy and I also use soy milk. Report
Haven't tried Uncle Sam. Hadn't heard of Uncle Sam. Would like to try Uncle Sam.

(crispy) Report
PS - Crunchy cereal all the way! Report
I've never tried Uncle Sam cereal but it sounds like something I would like and healthy too!

I love my cereal crunchy, once it's soggy (except for frosted mini wheats) I can't even think about eating it. Report
This cereal is really delicious - and there's a recipe for muffins on the box; they are wonderful, and freeze well, too. Report
I have never seen this in our store. I will look into this. I would really like to try it. Thanks. Report
I've never heard of this cereal; sounds good so will have to look for it.
Has anyone tried this? Does it taste pretty good? Report
I had never heard of or seen this cereal until I read this blog. I will have to look for it next time I shop. My current go-to cereals are Fiber One and Puffins -- I mix a half-cup of each with some berries and skim milk most mornings for breakfast. I like my cereal to stay crunchy and these two fit the bill. Report
Never seen it, but I will look for it. It sounds really good. I like my cereal crisp & crunchy !!! Report
Wow, I've never seen this cereal. I have a trip to Wal-Mart this afternoon so I'm definately going to look for it!!! Report
It depends on the cereal whether I like it crunchy or mushy. Cheerios should never be mushy, for instance. But granola that's soaked for a bit and become less crunchy, that's just great. Oatmeal with its porridge creaminess, oh yeah! Each one is different. The variety of textures as the bowl changes from freshly poured to the last spoon is part of the fun of eating cereal too. I like that effect with bran flakes. Report
Haven't tried this cereal yet, but after looking at it, it looks amazing and would love the opportunity to try it for FREE!! Thanks, Spark!! Report
Really happy to see this blog entry....Uncle Sam cereal is sold at my local Walmart....delicious plain, but I use it as a topping for baked fruit dishes....Super Tasty!!!! Report
Well, Cool! $20 worth of cereal could help stretch my food dollars and Uncle Sam Cereal is a great way to start the day. Report
I love this cereal!!! it's nice and dense. I always put raisins on it. Yum! and it's high in fiber. Report
It's been around 100 years and I've never seen it! WOW.. I'd love to try it Report
I've seen it for sale at Wal-Mart and I "believe" Trader Joe's. Report
I have eaten Uncle Sam's cereal. I like my cereal crisp. Report
Since I have to be on a gluten-free diet, it does not appear this brand is conducive to my consumption. I clicked on the link and found even their instant "oatmeal" had wheat in it!! Report
Never heard of them, I don't go down the ceral isle too often though. I usually stick with my homemade muffins, but I do eat ceral from time to time and keep it in my pantry for a quick meal! Report
I have not seen this cereal before. It is really worth trying. I like crispy cereal and sometimes like t add fruit. Report
I have eaten Uncle Sam, but not since 2002 when my roommate used to buy it. I feel like I don't see it in stores anymore. I'm vegan and would enjoy it. I like my cereal crunchy! Report
It has been DH's healthy , tasty favorite for years. Report
This is in my top two list of cereals. I like it sprinkled on organic yogurt - sprinkled, so it stays crunchy. Report
I like my cereal crisp & crunchy but my husband likes to let his set until it is soggy (and looks horrible to me).
I'd like to win some of this cereal. I had not heard of it previously. Report
I like my cereal crispy. I've never seen Uncle Sam cereal in our area. Report
I have loved this cereal for 50 years. Whenever I see it in the store I picked up a box or two. I was introduced to the Uncle Sam's brand as a youngster and I still love it. Great stuff that's good for you. Report
oh my Gosh, that sounds so good! Report
I like this, especially when mixed with raisin bran. It must be crunchy! I find it at WalMart near the Kashi cold cereals, but have only found the "original" (plain?) flavor. Report
I love Uncle Sam Cereal and have been buying it for years. Crunchy cereal is my preference. Report
Try the health food stores like Henry's or Whole Foods if one is in your area. Report
I used to buy it in Walmart and I did like it and so did our sons. I have not seen it in our stores for a long time. Report
I love Uncle Sam cereal. I am excited that there are two new flavors also. I just have to be careful about the serving size. This cereal has flax seed which gives it laxative properties. A little goes a long ways. Report
I had not heard of Uncle Sam cereal until now,but I like my cereal crunchy. Report
No, I have not eaten Uncle Sam cereal. I like my cereal crispy! I would love to win. Report
So if you win the $100 worth of cereal does it come all at once? That could be a bit, let's say, inconvenient. Report
Uncle Sam Who? Is this an Army Mess special? Where & who markets/sells this? Anybody in the WDC/Md/Va area? Report
I love this cereal. I have eaten it cold and mixed with a little milk and honey and heated. I have also mixed it 50:50 with other cereals. Report
I mix my Cheerios with a little bit of Crunch - I like the crunch...Altho sometimes I pore the milk on and then get distracted and when I get back to my cereal it's starting to soften up! But I like crunch. I have never heard of Uncle Sam Cereal - Sounds good tho! Report
Never heard of Uncle Sam cereal. I like my cereal crunchy. Report
I love crunchy cereal.. i have never heard of This cereal but I am going to have to check it out next time I'm at the store.. Looks yummy! Report
I have never heard of Uncle Sam cereal, let alone eaten it. But I'd give it a try if I find it. I hate soggy cereal, and definately prefer crunchy, except for oatmeal. But even then, I like the Old-Fashion Oatmeal versus the Quick style. I've been having it every morning for breakfast for a year, which has greatly helped reduce my cholesterol count! Report
I will find this at the store and give it a chance! Sounds like what I go for! Report
Never heard of or tried Uncle Sam cereals. I like my cereals a bit on the soggy side - just enough where you have some crunch but not a lot. Report
It depends on the cereal. Life, Cheerios, and Frosted Flakes... I must have cripsy. For some reason I love when Chex and Frosted Mini Wheats get soggy!

I'd love to try these cereals! Report
I like crunchy cereal much better than soggy. I do like natural foods without added sugars and get made fun of at work for the things I eat but I have to tell you I did not like Uncle Sam cereal. It took everything I had to finish my box because I didn't want to waste food. Report
I love the cereal. Very filling and good for you too! Report
I never heard of this cereal. I do wish it was offered in our grocery. Sounds good and its healthy too. Report
I have eaten Uncle Sam cereal and found it to be quite good, I love my cereal crispy, never soggy; just can't enjoy it soggy. Report
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