How many Tanker Toppers should I be eating per day to get any benefits?
Our mums have noticed results in boosting and maintaining milk supply by eating 2-4 Tanker Toppers a day.
What do Tanker Toppers taste like?
We think Tanker Toppers are delicious but of course we are a little biased. Our Tanker Toppers taste like a cross between a delicious oat biscuit and a muesli slice. Obviously the chocolate chip biscuit tastes a little more indulgent whereas the fig and almond biscuit has a more natural tasting sweetness and crunch from the almonds. You may notice a very mild salty or “sharp” after taste, that is the brewers yeast doing its magic helping your Tankers fill up quickly!
Why wheat and dairy free?
As believers of limiting dairy and wheat in one’s diet for good health, our biscuits also meet the needs of those who are intolerant to these foods. Being egg and honey free we tick the box for vegans as well. There is no need for waistline guilt either – there is no refined sugar here baby!
Could I eat Tanker Toppers whilst pregnant?
Absolutely! Our Tanker Toppers are full of wonderful ingredients and a great snack for anyone, including pregnant mums. Beware though – over indulging has caused some pregnant mummas to produce colostrum a little early!
How many varieties of Tanker Toppers are there?
We currently have three varieties, our originals fig and almond and chocolate chip and our new gluten free superfood tanker, currant and coconut. We are totally open to suggestions though, send us an e-mail and tell us what you’d like to see! Don't forget we also have a delicious crunchy muesli topper for your breakfast or snack with yoghurt if you need something a little different.
How do Tanker Toppers work?
We have utilized four very well known galactagogues in our bikkies – oats, brewers yeast, almonds and flaxseeds. These four foods have been used for centuries to help with milk production.
*Galactagogue is a Greek word for substance the promotes lactation
How long will my Tanker Toppers last?
We do not use any preservatives in our products, accordingly we recommend they be consumed within 2 weeks of opening.
Can I eat Franjo's Kitchen Cookies and Crackers if I have diabetes?
It goes without saying that if you are diabetic or not everyone should watch their sugar intake. Too much can impact your body negatively. The type of sugar you consume will also have varying effects and what you eat or drink with those sugars will also play a role in how your body metabolises (breaks down and utilizes) the sugar. We all know however that the biggest problem we face is overconsumption of sugars.
For all of our sweet biscuit and muesli products we have specifically chosen more mineral and nutrient dense forms of sugar in organic coconut sugar and organic maple syrup not cane, white or regular brown sugar. The other positive is that we use only the truly beneficial fat of organic coconut oil (not palm, vegetable or hydrogenated oils) and fibre rich whole grains such as oats, buckwheat flour, teff flour and quinoa flour.
The synergy of these ingredients in our products as well as the inclusion of the seeds chia and flaxseeds as well as brewers yeast which is rich in B group vitamins, makes our biscuits and muesli extremely balanced. Therefore we hope that sugar levels will not respond as negatively as other products. Many sweet products do not contain these fibre rich or good fat ingredients that actually help to reduce the negative blood sugar effects of straight sugar. It is extremely important that you monitor your sugar levels at all times when introducing new food products to your diet so we suggest you try a biscuit or small amount of muesli and test yourself accordingly and see how your body responds.
Our crackers contain no added sugars at all. Our Activated Charcoal crackers for pregnant mums is wonderful snack choice for most people, pregnant, breastfeeding or not. Activated charcoal has been used for hundreds of years to assist with digestion and could be of benefit many people. Both of our cracker varieties, Activated charcoal and Fennel and Fenugreek contain beautiful extra virgin olive oil, sunflower seed meal, organic brown rice flour and flaxseed meal. They are both truly nourishing crackers.
This said, our Fennel and Fenugreek crackers for lactation must be cautioned for those mums with diabetes. Fenugreek has been used for centuries to actually help reduce bloody sugar levels. It is a natural hypoglycaemic herb. Please closely monitor your blood sugar levels before and after eating the crackers as it may contribute to lowering your bloody sugar too much and may result in hypoglycaemia if eaten in excess or if you are taking additional fenugreek tablets or other blood sugar medication.
How do you post?
We currently use Australia Post and Fastway couriers.
For subscriptions, when are the biscuits posted?
The first months’ supply will be sent out within 24 hours of receipt. Thereafter we will ship each months’ supply so it arrives on or about 30 days after the last batch.
What if I run out early?
Let us know and we’ll send you some extra!
How do I cancel my subscription?
You can cancel your subscription at any time by e-mailing us. If your next months’ subscription has already been posted, unfortunately we are unable to cancel that months’ subscription – perhaps you could gift your cookies to an expectant mother?
Do you do gift certificates?
Absolutely! A subscription to Tanker Toppers is such a wonderful present to give a new mum. Please e-mail us with your request and we will send you a beautiful gift card to pass on. To redeem the gift, the recipient will just need to refer to the gift certificate (including name and number) in the comments section on our shop page and we’ll do the rest!
Do you post internationally?
If you are based overseas and would like to try our bikkies, we can absolutely send them to you – just send us an e-mail and we’ll do the rest.
How do I find out the status of my order?
If you’re wondering where your Tankers are, please send us and e-mail and we’ll track them down!
Can I buy Tanker Toppers in store?
Yes! We sell all over Australia. Check out our stockists here.
I would like to sell Tanker Toppers in my store, is this possible?
Please send us and e-mail and we can discuss further!