Chocolate Crisps, New Starbucks Macchiatos, See-Thru Cans

Mar 6 2017

Spotted on Shelves...

Snack Factory Dessert Thins

4 biscuits: 120 - 130 calories, 6g total fat (3 - 3.5g sat fat) 85 - 115mg sodium, 16 - 17g carbs, 0 - <1g fiber, 9 - 10g sugars, 1g protein -- SmartPoints® value 6*

Oh, wow. The people behind Pretzel Crisps have made light & crunchy snacks with the flavors of sweet baked treats! In Brownie, Chocolate Chip, and (brand-new) Lemon Tart, these are smart swaps to have on hand if you're frequently tempted by the pastry case. HG Lisa called the Chocolate Chip ones "the best thing ever!" The ideal end to a meal or coffee companion. Find them at Walmart and Kroger locations.

Saffron Road ChickBean Crisps

About 15 crisps: 120 - 130 calories, 3.5 - 4.5g total fat (0 - 1g sat fat), 160 - 310mg sodium, 17 - 18g carbs, 1 - 2g fiber, 1g sugars, 4 - 5g protein -- SmartPoints® value 3 - 4*

Crunchy chickpeas are a terrific snack, but sometimes we crave CHIPS. Saffron Road to the rescue! In addition to chickpeas, these crisps are made with lentils, peas, and sweet potatoes. They come in Sea Salt (classic), Zesty Ranch (fun), and White Cheddar (yum!). Track 'em down

Cookie Pop Popcorn

2 1/2 cups: 150 calories, 9 - 11g total fat (1 - 1.5g sat fat), 20 - 25mg sodium, 16 - 17g carbs, 2g fiber, 7g sugars, 1g protein -- SmartPoints® value 6*

Insanely delicious popcorn alert! This is out of the ordinary, people -- it's cookie-flavored popcorn! (What? We know!) In Chocolate Chip and Cookies & Cream, this is pretty much a dream come true for anyone who loves sweet snacks, salty snacks, and VOLUME. You can eat a giant serving for just 150 calories! Bonus? It has less sugar than a cup of most sugary cereal. WOW. Find it at Walmart locations nationwide. (We've also spotted it at Bed Bath & Beyond.) ASAP.

This Week's 3 Things to Know

Two new drinks drop at Starbucks! Here’s how to order one for under 100 calories… and for FREE!

Let's all welcome the newest drinks on the SB menu: Coconutmilk Mocha Macchiato and Iced Cinnamon Almondmilk Macchiato! Our pick is the lower-calorie Iced Cinnamon Almondmilk Macchiato, especially since it’s so easy to slash the calories even more! Order a Tall with sugar-free syrup, and it’ll have around 90 calories and 4.5g fat (SmartPoints® value 4*). Or order a Short hot one this way for about 70 calories and 3.5g fat (SmartPoints® value 3*). Yes! Bonus: At participating locations, all Macchiatos are buy one get one free today from 2 - 5pm!

The new trend in canned food? See-thru cans!

There's something mysterious about buying food in a can... You never know quite how fresh that food's gonna look when you crack it open. Behold TruVue cans, made from clear plastic! The futuristic cans are BPA-NI, meaning they're not lined with the controversial compound Bisphenol A. Check out the Glory Farms Real Southern Style line, the first to feature the nifty see-thru cans. Fun!

Greatist released its annual 100 Most Influential People in Health and Fitness list, and HG Lisa is on it!

Each year, the brains over at Greatist rank the top influencers in the health and fitness space, and Lisa Lillien (Hungry Girl herself) landed at #35 this time! Others on the list include Oprah, Dr. Oz, and Michelle Obama, so needless to say, she's in good company! Check out the full list here.

And that's all we've got. 'Til next time... Chew the right thing!

Chew on this:

It's National Frozen Food Day, March 6th. If you're looking for an easy side dish, look no further than Green Giant Veggie Tots. Mmmm...

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