Breakfast cereals tried & tested The breakfast cereal is a king amongst convenience foods. Choosing the best bowls and bars, however, is no easy task. Check our our guide to cereal thrillers. By Daisy Carrington 19 November 2008 Be Natural Fruit & Nut Delight barDhs64/7The chunks of nuts and dried fruit under the coating of sugary gloop convinced us it was healthy (possibly a sugar-induced delusion).Kellogg's Fruit and FibreSmall box Dhs2.252/7If overly dry flakes and dried bits posing as fruit is your thing, then Fruit ‘n Fibre’s the ticket.Kashi Go LeanLarge box Dhs276/7Lower in sugar than other cereals, these honey-soaked puffed wheat clusters make us feel healthy (false sense of security? Maybe). SIMILAR ARTICLES Picnic Pantry at Crowne Plaza Dubai – Festival City New Restaurant: Mighty Quinn’s Bringing Bouchon to The Beach Sky High Brunch at The Observatory Nature’s Source Luxury Swiss MuesliDhs16.50 for a variety pack3/7We’d expect more raisins and nuts to raise the opulence bar on our bowl of barley, wheat and oat flakes.Kashi Go Lean CrunchLarge box Dhs275/7Clusters made from sweet puffed wheat satisfy health nuts and sugar addicts.Kellogg’s Bran FlakesSmall box Dhs2.254/7The low sugar, salt and calorie count gives us something to smile about (as does the heavy dose of fibre).Kellogg’s FrostiesSmall box 2.253/7We think these pasty sugar flakes may have given us type-2 diabetes.Kellogg’s Miel PopsSmall box Dhs2.252/7The nameless cartoon bee on this cereal’s box promises excitement and joy, but these dull honey-covered corn balls don’t deliver. Kellogg’s SmacksSmall box Dhs2.255/7A combination of honey and puffed wheat ensures our children may well become just as addicted as we are to these aptly-named buds.Kellogg’s Special KSmall box Dhs2.252/7Given the amount of sugar Kellogg’s puts into these crinkly flakes, we’re surprised at how bland they can be.Nature’s Source Strawberry and Yoghurt CerealDhs16.50 for a variety pack4/7Yoghurt pieces and oats are complemented by strawberry. The clusters, crumble into a mush.Kellogg’s Special K BlissLarge box Dhs22.753/7Light and crunchy wheat flakes are a winner, but we could lose the raspberries and cranberries and odd vanilla flavour.Kind Fruit and Nut BarDhs4.955/7This what-free, gluten-free bar still manages to be tasty. Packed full of fruit, nuts and honey, we like.Nature’s Path Organic Optimum Zen Cereallarge Box Dhs14.504/7This cereal promises a lot, but resembles a mix of all Kellogg’s classics. Nature’s Path Organic Pumpkin Flaxplus Granola Large box Dhs16.503/7This jumble of sunflower seeds, crunchy oats and flaxseeds is tasty, but the aftertaste suggests it isn’t healthy.Nature’s Source Lite ‘n CrispyDhs16.50 for a variety pack6/7We love this chunky blend of oats, raisins, dried papaya and dates.Nature’s Source Tropical Cluster CerealDhs16.50 for a variety pack5/7Dried fruit mixed with crunchy blobs of granola combine to give a sweet start to the day.Waitrose Mueslilarge box Dhs14.956/7A liberal armful of raisins and oats makes a bowl of this organic option the edible equivalent of a gust of health-giving Swiss air.Weeatabix originalSmall box Dhs2.252/7This dreary cereal is the culinary equivalent of death. Worth the fibre? We don’t think so.