Granola Bars with Veggies, Acai Bowls, Easy Quinoa, Hungry Girl Magazine Updates

Jan 22 2018

Spotted on Shelves…

MadeGood Granola Bars

1 bar: 90 - 100 calories, 2 - 3g total fat (0 - 1g sat fat), 10mg sodium, 16 - 17g carbs, 2g fiber, 6g sugars, 1g protein -- SmartPoints® value 3 - 4*

Wowowow… These organic, gluten-free granola bars contain the same amount of nutrients as a full serving of veggies! They're also low in sugar, loaded with whole grains, and free of the top eight common allergens (meaning they're safe for schools). Best of all, the yummy taste and soft texture ROCK! In Chocolate Banana (the HG favorite), Apple Cinnamon, Mixed Berry, and Chocolate Chip, they're worth stocking up on. Click to locate.

Dole Acai Bowls

1 container: 210 - 230 calories, 6 - 7g total fat (1 - 2g sat fat), 0 - 15mg sodium, 35 - 37g carbs, 6 - 7g fiber, 22 - 23g sugars, 3 - 5g protein -- SmartPoints® value 9 - 10*

Schmancy acai bowls are all over Instagram, but buying them from smoothie shops is a pricey endeavor. And making 'em from scratch is a whole lotta work! Enter Dole's new fruit-and-granola-topped lineup. Available in awesome Original, tasty Tropical, and extra-filling Protein, we love that they come in portion-controlled containers. Find them at supermarkets like ShopRite, Stop & Shop, Wegmans, and Price Chopper.

Success 10 Minute Boil-in-Bag Tri-Color Quinoa

1/4 cup, dry: 160 calories, 3g total fat (0g sat fat), 5mg sodium, 25g carbs, 5g fiber, 1g sugars, 6g protein -- SmartPoints® value 4*

When it comes to high-quality carbs, quinoa is a protein-packed all-star, but cooking it can be a bit of a pain. You’ve got to rinse it well, and those tiny seeds get everywhere! Keep things simple with this easy-cook version. It boils right in the bag, and it's done in 10 minutes! Track down a bag or two near you, and then check out these Hungry Girl recipes!

Hungry Girl Magazine Updates!

As you may already know, the premiere issue of Hungry Girl magazine debuted last week! The feedback has been incredible, and we have some exciting updates to share...

The magazine can be found at select retailers nationwide and in Canada, but the only way to ensure you get a copy is to order online! Don't drive yourself nuts trying to track it down. While it's on shelves at stores like Walmart, Safeway, Target, Whole Foods, and Barnes & Noble, not every location carries it, and some have already sold out. But you can get the first issue delivered straight to your door, and shipping is FREE. You can even order both the first AND second issues, either for yourself or as a gift for a friend!

Shipping to Canada is NOW available. Ask and you shall receive! Click here to order the Spring issue, and get both issues here.

A digital edition is on the way! By popular demand, we're making the magazine available on platforms like Zinio and Barnes & Noble NOOK Newsstand. We'll let you know as SOON as it's ready! P.S. This is a great option for those who live outside the US and Canada.

Preordered copies have been shipped! Those who preordered the magazine began receiving it in mid-January, as scheduled. If you've yet to receive it, please accept our apologies for the delay. Our partners at Meredith are doing their best to get it into your hands! If you have any questions or concerns, click here for assistance.

For more magazine FAQs and answers, check this out!
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SmartPoints® value* not what you expected? We follow the same method as Weight Watchers when calculating the value of a recipe: We add up the SmartPoints® values* of the individual ingredients using the Recipe Builder, not the calculator. (Many foods have a value of zero and remain zero in recipes.)

*The SmartPoints® values for these products and/or recipes were calculated by Hungry Girl and are not an endorsement or approval of the product, recipe or its manufacturer or developer by Weight Watchers International, Inc., the owner of the SmartPoints® trademark.