Strolling through grocery stores today will quickly reveal that you can purchase anything from chicken breasts, whose packages are marked with a “good source of protein” sticker, to protein-packed ice cream.But, why exactly is protein so popular, and what exactly does it do?On a general level, protein, which is comprised of amino acids, are required for the structure, function, and regulation of our bodies’ tissues and organs. It is also critical for building lean muscle mass, repairing tired Read more...
One of the recommended ways to increase the amount of protein you get when eating Kodiak Cakes is to add 1 egg during preparation.  When it comes to eggs there are: caged, cage free, free-range, and pasture-raised.  Now, what do all these terms mean and how do you pick a good egg?             Pasture-Raised: 108 sq. ft. per bird to roam free            Caged: ½ ft. to roam            Cage-Free: confined to a barn- 1 ft. to roam            Free-Range: limited Read more...
At Kodiak Cakes, there’s a reason we set out to restore the whole grain tradition of flapjacks – they are really good for you! Using whole grain flour instead of white flour in our mixes enables us to pack in more: B vitamins, which are vital to metabolism, and helping your body turn the food you eat into energy.iron, magnesium, and phosphorous, which help keep your body’s cells healthy.fiber, which helps you feel fuller longer, while providing you with many digestive health benefits. Since Read more...
At Kodiak Cakes we often use the phrase Whole Grains Taste Better.  You can find the phrase on our packaging, on signs throughout our office, and instilled in everything we do here at Kodiak Cakes. Grains are a controversial food in modern society, so why have we made them such an important part of what we do? Some popular diet books say you should ditch wheat or gluten to shed pounds. But the USDA recommends eating grains daily, and at least half of those should be whole grains. Unless you have Read more...