A while back, I wrote a review about Jimmy Dean breakfast bowls and how they are one of my favorite frozen breakfast items. In fact, I rarely go more than a couple weeks without buying one.
Yesterday morning, I had to run to the store first thing (to pick up some Excedrin for my wife) and, while there, I decided to once again grab a couple of the breakfast bowls. However, while in that part of the store, I saw Jimmy Dean D-Lights Breakfast Bowls too.
As I mentioned before, even though I absolutely refuse to go on a diet, I have been making an effort to watch what I eat. And, after comparing the products and seeing the only major difference between the two bowls was the D-Lights one was made with turkey, I decided to give this product a try.
It was OK. But, I think I’ll stick with the regular breakfast bowl next time.
When I made this item, I went out of my way to be fair and keep an open mind. And, for the most part, the D-Lights breakfast bowl had all the same things I liked about the regular sausage bowl. For one, it was very easy to make. All I had to do was poke a hole in the plastic, cook it for two minutes and then cook it for another minute after stirring it. It wasn’t as fast as some other instant breakfast items. But, it was faster than making the eggs, sausage and potatoes on the stove.
However, for every similarity between the two bowls, there were also some major differences.
First was the taste. Like I said, I tried to keep an open mind when it came to the D-Lights breakfast bowl. But, the turkey sausage really didn’t cut it for me. There just wasn’t as much taste to it. And, even though my wife claimed to like this particular product better (because it was healthier), I couldn’t help but notice she drowned her breakfast bowl in ketchup.
Another thing that I noticed about the D-Lights bowl is it wasn’t as filling as the regular Jimmy Dean Breakfast Bowls. Normally, a bowl is enough to keep me satisfied for a few hours. About an hour after eating the D-Lights bowl, I was looking for something else to eat (I ended up cooking some bacon).
If you are looking for something that is easy to make and somewhat healthier than the Jimmy Dean Breakfast bowl; this is an OK alternative. But, be prepared to notice some drop off in overall quality.