Move Over, Ordinary Almond Milk: Amazing Milk Finds!
1 cup: 70 - 90 calories, 2 - 4g total fat (0 - 3.5g sat fat), 180 - 190mg sodium, 10 - 16g carbs, 0 - 1g fiber, 9 - 14g sugars, 0 - 1g protein -- SmartPoints
value 3 - 4*
Richer and a little sweeter than other nut milks, these decadent new offerings
from our friends at Silk are crazy good. In Caramel Almond + Cashew, Toasted Coconut + Cashew, and Dark Chocolate + Walnut... How can you resist? You can't and shouldn't. Try 'em in your coffee, smoothies, cold cereal, and even oatmeal STAT.
Elmhurst Harvest Unsweetened Real Pistachio & Real Walnut Beverages
1 cup: 30 calories, 2.5g total fat (0g sat fat), 110mg sodium, 1g carbs, 0 - 1g fiber, 0g sugars, 1g protein -- SmartPoints
Finally, someone cracked
the code to creating low-calorie milk from pistachios. (Tee-hee!) In Walnut too, these unsweetened drinks from Elmhurst Harvest
are a total find. They're perfect for anyone avoiding dairy, almonds, sugar, and soy... and those of us who just love low-cal options. Bonus: You can buy 'em on Amazon
a2 0% Fat Free Milk
1 cup: 100 calories, 0g total fat (0g sat fat), 160mg sodium, 14g carbs, 0g fiber, 13g sugars, 11g protein -- SmartPoints
If you want the protein power of dairy but regular cow's milk doesn't sit well with your stomach, this is the option for you
. The a2 peeps eliminated a hard-to-digest protein present in dairy milk and kept just the good stuff -- read up on it here
. Then track down a carton! (Pssst... The low-fat and reduced-fat kinds are also worth checking out.)
3 Things to Know About Right Now…
Are you following I’m Lolly on Facebook yet?
Do it... NOW
! Lolly is HG Lisa's beloved Poodle-mix pup (we think she's part Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier!): an adorable Muppet of a dog who has a lot to say. If you like cute talking animals and behind-the-scenes Hungry Girl fun, you'll love I'm Lolly
Research suggests there’s a limit to how many calories your body can burn with exercise.
Whoa! A recent study
found that while working out is certainly beneficial, your calorie-burning abilities can plateau at some point during extended physical activity. Yet another reason to prioritize healthy eating...
Starbucks & McDonald's are rolling out impressive new options.
At the 'Bucks, try the Citrus Green Tea Latte
: Get a short nonfat one for 90 calories and 5g protein (SmartPoints
value 4*). And in 800 Southern California locations, McDonald's is reportedly test-marketing a 250-calorie, 27g-protein egg-white breakfast bowl
, complete with turkey sausage, spinach, and kale. Nice!