Chocolate-Covered Sorbet Bars, Starbucks' Secret-Menu Tea Drink & More

Apr 10 2017

Spotted on Shelves…

DoveBar Chocolate-Covered Sorbet Bars

1 bar: 150 calories, 7 - 8g total fat (4.5 - 5g sat fat), 0 - 15mg sodium, 19 - 20g carbs, 1g fiber, 14 - 17g sugars, 1g protein -- SmartPoints® value 8*

If you like chocolate-covered berries, you'll love these berry-sorbet bars coated with decadent Dove chocolate! They come in Raspberry Sorbet with Dark Chocolate (the BEST!) and Strawberry Sorbet with Milk Chocolate. Find these in freezer aisles nationwide, and stock up.

Pipcorn Delicious Mini Popcorn

28g (about 2 - 2.5 cups): 110 - 130 calories, 5 - 6g total fat (0.5 - 1g sat fat), 70 - 157mg sodium, 19 - 21g carbs, 4 - 5g fiber, 1 - 4g sugars, 2 - 3g protein -- SmartPoints® value 4*

We recently tried this snack and promptly flipped over it. Made from a special variety of petite corn kernels, this popcorn is less likely to result in big hard pieces jammed into your teeth! It comes in Sea Salt (tastes like movie theatre popcorn!), Cheddar (non-dairy!), Sea Salt and Vinegar, Truffle, Kettle, and Rosemary. Click to find, or order online. Pip, pip... hooray!

Quest Bar Mocha Chocolate Chip Flavor Protein Bar

1 bar: 180 calories, 6g total fat (2g sat fat), 240mg sodium, 24g carbs, 14g fiber, 0g sugars, 20g protein -- SmartPoints® value 4*

This new protein bar from our pals at Quest is basically a trip to the coffee shop sans any caffeine. With cookie crumbles and chocolate chunks packed into the chocolate-coffee base, this might be the perfect emergency snack for hectic mornings. Track down a Quest retailer, or order online!

This Week's 3 Things to Know…

The secret is out: Starbucks "Medicine Ball" drink has been added to the official menu, and we've got the stats!

Also known as "the Coldbuster," people have been buzzing about this secret-menu beverage for a while. And now Starbucks has given the people what they want by adding the secret sipper to its menu! The less-catchy official name is Honey Citrus Mint Tea, and it's made from Teavana Jade Citrus Mint Green Tea, Teavana Peach Tranquility Herbal Tea, steamed lemonade, hot water, and honey. A 12-oz. Tall will only run you 90 calories (SmartPoints® value 5*). Also new? The Toasted Coconut Cold Brew, with just 40 calories (SmartPoints® value 2*) per 12-oz. Tall!

Calorie counts are coming! Vending machines, menu boards & beyond...

It's finally happening: Starting May 5th, calorie labelling will officially be required on menus and menu boards at chain restaurants with 20 or more locations nationwide. Most vending machines (operated by companies with 20 or more units) are already required to display calorie counts for their packaged foods, but some glass-front units have until next summer to comply. We love getting the full scoop!

Put a kettle on: Sip your way to a stronger brain!

Of all the things you can do for your health, this might be one of the easiest and most soothing: Just drink tea regularly! Researchers with the Singapore Longitudinal Aging Study found an association between regular tea drinking (black/oolong or green) and a lower risk level for neurocognitive disorders, like Alzheimer's disease. That new Starbucks tea drink is looking better and better...

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It's Hug Your Dog Day, April 10th. (Isn't every day hug your dog day?!) For healthy ways to spoil your pooch, read up...

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