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Brownies made with Beans

Chocolate Brownie Cookies Made With Black Beans

I can’t get enough of putting beans into baked goods....

April 14, 2015   11 Comments

Miracle Noodle Review

Guilt Free Noodles And Rice: How Miraculous Are They?

Snack Girl is delving into the world of the zero calorie noodle. You heard me, ZERO calories....

July 9, 2012   118 Comments


Simply Lovely Valentine's Day Breakfast

You don't want to kill your Valentine with killer food, do you? Show your love by making something healthy....

February 8, 2011   11 Comments


100 Calories of Snack From Russia

Have you ever wondered what snacks exist in other countries? Well, Snack Girl is on the case!....

September 27, 2010   14 Comments


Try Rhubarb - In Season Now and Super Yummy

The best place to find healthy eating inspiration is your local produce source. And if you pay attention, you will see that there are vegetables and fruits that arrive at different times of year....

May 10, 2010   5 Comments

Mary's Gone Crackers

The Healthiest Cracker On The Planet

How would you like a cracker that just oozes health? A cracker that makes you think, "Hey, this is really good for me!!"

May 7, 2010   16 Comments


A Zero Calorie Drink With A Twist

Drink manufacturers know that Soda is harming many people. They want to help you end your Soda addiction with a bunch of new flavored and low calorie alternatives....

April 15, 2010   9 Comments


A Whole Food Snack of Salty Deliciousness and A Winner!

I really appreciate Snack-Girl readers, and am thrilled when someone suggests something that I need to review. Crystal wrote me a very nice e-mail admonishing me for leaving these veggie goodies off the site. So, today, I will fix this situation....

January 14, 2010   2 Comments


Is There Such a Thing as Tasty Paper?

Hidden in the "Asian" section of your supermarket is a papery substance that is food. My package actually proclaims that the company that makes the stuff has been in business since 1690....

September 21, 2009   5 Comments


How to Make an Apple Last 2 Years

Bear Fruit Bars do not occur in nature, but they are made of natural ingredients. They are made by a small, family run company called Mountain Organic Foods....

August 6, 2009   1 Comment


How to replace soda without mourning

Seven percent of the average American's calories come from soda (see reference below). What if you could reduce or even eliminate soda from your diet?...

July 16, 2009   3 Comments


Wasabi peas

Wasabi peas are fried peas with a mustard sauce on them. They go great with beer and are a great replacement for Doritos or Fritos...

June 1, 2009   6 Comments


Crunchy puffs of rice, salt, and sugar

These lovely little crackers hail from Japan. Are they bad for you?....

May 8, 2009   4 Comments


Mechanically separated meat is not good for you

The stick of jerky photographed here is actually not beef. I was shocked to discover that I had purchased a stick of jerky made with pork and something called "mechanically separated chicken". Okayyy.

March 13, 2009   1 Comment


Pork Rinds - high in protein and (sadly) salt

Pork rinds are (mysteriously) not that bad a snack. George W. Bush, near the beginning of his presidency said that they were his favorite snack, and sales shot up.

March 5, 2009


Tropical fruit for North Americans

I never had a mango until I visited Mexico in 1987. I bought one from a street vendor, and just sunk my face into it. Wow! If a mango is perfectly fresh, it is an almost euphoric experience to eat it....

March 5, 2009   2 Comments


An okay cookie for a treat

Mallomars are a weird Northeastern United States phenomenon. If you have not lived in New York or New Jersey, you may have never seen one.

March 5, 2009   4 Comments

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