Chocolate & PB Pancakes, Fast-Food Salad Find & More

Jun 19 2017

Spotted on Shelves...

DoveBar Variety Minis

5 pieces: 320 - 340 calories, 21 - 22g total fat (13 - 14g sat fat), 35 - 55mg sodium, 31 - 32g carbs, 1 - 3g fiber, 24 - 29g sugars, 4g protein -- SmartPoints® value 16 - 17*

Don't get thrown by the high calorie and fat counts; these stats are for FIVE mini ice cream bars. Each piece has a totally reasonable 60 - 70 calories (SmartPoints® value 3*), and one or two of them is plenty! In Dark Chocolate and Milk Chocolate packs, each treat is individually wrapped and features vanilla, chocolate, or chocolate chip ice cream. Yum, yum, yum! Track 'em down STAT.

Vintage Italia Honey Butter Pasta Bow Ties

1 oz.: 120 calories, 4.5g total fat (0g sat fat), 150mg sodium, 19g carbs, 1g fiber, 2g sugars, 3g protein -- SmartPoints® value 4*

This brand has a slew of pasta-themed snacks, but none as insanely delicious as this awesome find! The flavor is the perfect blend of sweet and savory. Someone call Rosie O'Donnell and Madonna, because these snacks are in a league of their own. (Har har!) Stock up in stores or online, and prepare to meet your new favorite snack.

Kodiak Cakes Protein Packed Power Cakes Flapjack and Waffle Mix in Crunchy Peanut Butter and Dark Chocolate

1/2 cup mix (makes about three 4-inch flapjacks): 190 - 210 calories, 4 - 6g total fat (1 - 2g sat fat), 280 - 340mg sodium, 27 - 28g carbs, 5g fiber, 4 - 8g sugars, 14g protein -- SmartPoints® value 6*

We can never get enough high-protein baking mixes for healthier morning meals. And in dessert-y flavors like PB and chocolate? SOLD. We'll be topping our fab flapjacks and wondrous waffles with banana slices and a natural light whipped topping... How 'bout you? Find these goodies at Target locations nationwide, or purchase on Amazon!

Pop-Up Poll: Calling All Yogurt Eaters!

Got thirty seconds to spare? Take this two-question poll for the debut edition of our Hungry Girl magazine (coming in 2018!), and you could be the lucky recipient of some awesome HG items! We're talking exclusive food journals, stylish olive-green hats, colorful measuring spoons, and more. You know you've got yogurt opinions, and we wanna hear 'em. Weigh in for a chance to win!

This Week's 3 Things to Know...

New at Wendy's: Strawberry Mango Chicken Salad

This limited-time-only salad is overflowing with flavor: diced mango, strawberries, honey-roasted sunflower seeds, grilled chicken, crumbly feta, and honey citrus vinaigrette! WOW. The full-sized salad without dressing has about 350 calories and 13g fat (SmartPoints® value 10*). Each packet of the dressing adds 60 calories and 3g fat (SmartPoints® value 3*); the salad comes with two packets, but a little is all you need! Available at participating Wendy’s locations through Labor Day.

Which dogs will get you walking the most?

Simply owning a dog won't transform you into a power-walking warrior... This recent study found that smaller dogs were less likely to be walked than larger pooches. Dogs were also less likely to be walked if there weren't parks in the area, if their owners thought they didn't like walks, or if the job could be outsourced to kids. Our advice? If you're lucky enough to have a furry canine friend, take him or her on walks no matter what the circumstances. No excuses, small-dog owners!

Worth ordering online: Know Better Foods

This company makes delicious muffins, crackers, waffles, and more, but get this: Said goodies are free from grains, gluten, wheat, soy, dairy, peanuts, and yeast! They're made with healthy ingredients like chia, flax, coconuts, almonds, and egg whites, and the taste is almost too good to be true! One of our favorites? The chocolate cupcake -- rich and fudgy with just 136 calories and 6g fat, plus 7g fiber and 10g protein (SmartPoints® value 4*). We'll be stocking up via Amazon!

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

Chew on this:

Did you know that today, June 19th, is National Eat an Oreo Day? We'll be celebrating with an Oreo Frappe, thankyouverymuch!

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SmartPoints® value* not what you expected? We follow the same method as WW (formerly known 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 WW International, Inc., the owner of the SmartPoints® trademark.