Chickpea Pasta, Flavored Popcorn, Sparkling Water, Facebook Tips

Feb 26 2018

Spotted on Shelves…

Banza Pasta Made from Chickpeas

2 oz., dry: 190 calories, 3.5g total fat (0g sat fat), 60mg sodium, 32g carbs, 8g fiber, 5g sugars, 14g protein -- SmartPoints® value 5*

If you want pasta that packs a nutritional punch, you need Banza in your life! Made from chickpeas (a.k.a. garbanzo beans) and pea protein, these gluten-free noodles boast double the protein and four times as much fiber as traditional pasta. Wowza! There are so many varieties: Penne, Shells, Elbows, Spaghetti, and more. (There's even a line of mac 'n cheese, if you're looking for a blue-box alternative!) Click to locate, or grab some on Amazon.

Angie's Boomchickapop Cinnamon Roll Drizzled Flavored Kettle Corn and Chile Lime Flavored Popcorn

1 1/3 - 2 3/4 cups: 150 calories, 8 - 9g total fat (1 - 2.5g sat fat), 5 - 320mg sodium, 15 - 18g carbs, 1 - 3g fiber, 1 - 11g sugars, 1 - 2g protein -- SmartPoints® value 5 - 6*

Of course we like popcorn that tastes like popcorn… but we also love it when it tastes like pastries and fajitas (not at the same time)! Check out the two latest flavors of Angie's Boomchickapop: Cinnamon Roll Drizzled and Chile Lime. Both are made with simple ingredients and come in super-cute packages. Snack cravings are officially under control. Click to find, and check out all the options from Angie's.

Bubly Sparkling Water

12 oz.: 0 calories, 0g total fat (0g sat fat), 10mg sodium, 0g carbs, 0g fiber, 0g sugars, 0g protein -- SmartPoints® value 0*

PepsiCo is getting into the sparkling-water game, and we say bring it on! With no calories and no sweeteners, Bubly comes in eight fruit flavors: strawberry, grapefruit, orange, lemon, lime, mango, apple, and cherry (Lisa's favorite). We love that each can features cute greetings and messages, like "hey u" and "hold cans with me." Ha! This fizzy water is rolling out nationwide now, so look for it at your local supermarket.

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