Honey Nut Cheerios are make with rolled oats and when in a bind, I eat my cheerios pre and post workout because if feels like a treat.
I was at the grocery store and the Grocery brand honey nut cheerios was strategically placed next to the NAME brand Honey nut cheerios. The Grocery brand is $1.50 cheaper per box. I compared ingredients and the nutrition facts and ingredients where EXACTLY the same.
The Grocery store brand was not as FRESH and the taste was almost unpleasant. I will switch back to Honey Nut cheerios, the originators.
The originators care about the product quality and always want to improve upon it. You could always go generic, but are you really getting what you payed for?