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Review of Kashi Mayan Harvest Bake

Food Review: Kashi Mayan Harvest Bake

You just can't go wrong with foods made by Kashi. Not only does everything they make contain whole grains and real ingredients, but they're always full of flavor too. A while back, I was thrilled when they began making frozen pizzas and entrées. The ones I've tried I really liked, so when picking up a couple boxes at the store, I discovered a new dish — Mayan Harvest Bake.

Talk about a unique meal. It's made with plantains, kale, and amaranth polenta. Want to see what it really looks like? Then


This has to be my favorite Kashi entrée yet. The amaranth polenta had a satisfyingly creamy texture, and the baked sweet potatoes and cooked kale made this meal seem homemade. The plantains were delicious, very sweet and soft, and they complemented the spicy ancho sauce so well. I loved the sprinkled pepitas (pumpkin seeds) on top that added a crunchy texture. This meal is warm and savory, perfect for a quick Winter meal. It's also vegan, so it contains no cholesterol and is low in saturated fat. It's pretty low in sodium too, which I was happy to see. The fiber content is not too shabby, but I would have thought it contained more protein since there were tons of black beans mixed in. Overall, I loved this Mayan Harvest Bake and would definitely recommend it to anyone who likes bean and veggie dishes.

Serving Size 1 container
Calories 340
Total Fat 9 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 380 mg
Carbs 58 g
Fiber 8 g
Sugar 19 g
Protein 9 g
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btshfl btshfl 8 years
I just finished eating it. Very tasty. A different texture but I love it after two or three bites i was a fan. I love trying foods and trying to replicate them at home. This is my next project.
UrbanBohemian UrbanBohemian 8 years
Kashi can do no wrong in my book. This looks so delicious.
rumpel2 rumpel2 8 years
so i had it for dinner last was okayyy
insanitypepper insanitypepper 8 years
snowbunny11 snowbunny11 8 years
Omg this looks fantastic! I love Kashi products, but they had one dish- the black bean mango salsa that made me gag too. However, I know a ton of people who love it, so perhaps it's just something I don't care for. I will definitely try this!
emalove emalove 8 years
SO funny, Fit--I emailed YumSugar about this meal a week or two ago and told her to review it! It's SO SO SO good. Best frozen meal I've had, hands down!
soapbox soapbox 8 years
Last time I ate a frozen dinner from Kashi, it made me gag. It was a pesto pasta dish that tasted terrible. I love their other products though. Maybe I'll give them another try.
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
Eh pass...
HMBowling HMBowling 8 years
Yummy, can't wait to buy this! Also, has anyone tried their new TLC Chewy bar, Raspberry Chocolate? It's so good!
I'm from Jamaica and this meal looks a lot like something I would cook up. I love polenta and plantains. MMMM. I'm going to go buy this.
gabiushka gabiushka 8 years
On a side note I am slightly bothered that they would call this 'Mayan' since a lot of the ingredients in it have absolutely nothing to do with mayan cooking.
xlove33 xlove33 8 years
Yes, there are 19g of sugar BUT there is also 8g of fiber which negates the blood sugar raising effects of the sugar. Still.. total sugar is a bit high. Unfortunately I won't be trying this or any other Kashi product anymore since they use wheat in nearly every single product and I have come to realize that i (and my skin) don't tolerate wheat.
jlb88 jlb88 8 years
how does this get 19 grams of sugar? yeesh
rumpel2 rumpel2 8 years
wow...this sounds like a really good comfort meal...i can't wait to try it - maybe tonight! :)
sohoshopper sohoshopper 8 years
i agree...the photo sure doesn't look appetizing but the ingredients are fab! Oh and you got me with vegan!
wmoonw wmoonw 8 years
the picture doesn't look too appetizing, but the ingredients sound pretty good . . . maybe I'll check it out :)
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