High-Protein Snack Finds, Watermelon Water, Wendy's Power Mediterranean Chicken Salad
Protein-Packed Snack FindsJennie-O All Natural Turkey Breast Sticks Is turkey the new string cheese? These individually wrapped lean poultry snacks come in Oven Roasted, Smoke House, Cracked Pepper, and Sweet BBQ, and they are SO good. Each stick has 25 calories, 0.5g fat, 85 - 135mg sodium, 0g carbs, 0g fiber, 0g sugars, and 5g protein (PointsPlus® value 1*). Fantastic for snacking or boosting the protein in a meal. Find these refrigerated snacks at select supermarkets including Walmart, Hannaford, and Meijer.
Is Watermelon the New "It" Water? We Tried It!WTRMLN WTR Cold-Pressed Juiced Watermelon isn't flavored H2O -- it's essentially watermelon juice. Here's more need-to-know info...
The StatsAn 8-oz. serving has 60 calories, 0g fat, 0mg sodium, 15g carbs, 1g fiber, 12g sugars, and 1g protein (PointsPlus® value 2*). BTW, that sugar count comes only from the fruit itself; there's no added sugar in this sipper.
The BenefitsSince it's cold pressed, the juice retains more nutrients and enzymes than it would with traditional juicing methods -- vitamin C, lycopene, electrolytes, and more. It's also Earth friendly, since the brand uses melons that would otherwise be discarded for aesthetic blemishes.
The Official HG TakeSuper yummy! It is a bit sweet, but that's not a bad thing... We diluted it with water, making those 60 calories go even further. Perfection! Oooh, and it would also be great mixed with sparkling water.
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3 Things to Know About Right Now…1. Wendy's is testing a mega-nutritious Power Mediterranean Chicken Salad. We're talking chicken, hummus, sun-dried tomato quinoa, feta cheese, tons of veggies... WOW. Before dressing, the full-sized salad has 340 calories, 10g fat, 960mg sodium, 26g carbs, 7g fiber, 8g sugars, and a whopping 39g protein (PointsPlus® value 8*). Impressive! The light balsamic adds 90 calories and 4g fat. It's only in select locations for now, but we really hope it makes the cut and becomes a regular menu item.
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