Food Reviews

Happy Yak Merry Berry Couscous

The best breakfast of 2021.

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3.7 (double serving)oz.

You may think of couscous as dinner fare, but this version definitely belongs on your breakfast menu. “It tastes so fresh, thanks to dried cranberries and vanilla, and was a perfect cure for oatmeal monotony,” one tester said after trekking through Montana’s Bitterroot National Forest. Bonus: The pouch’s rounded corners allow for thorough mixing and ensure that you won’t waste a spoonful.


The couscous rehydrates in 15 minutes after adding boiling water, and with 16 grams of protein, it’s a nice jump-start to the day. The whole meal contains 380 calories and 78 grams of carbs—more than your typical packet of oats—but 36 grams of sugar is high.