Packaged + Unusual

We have reviewed some of the many pre-packaged snacks which can be purchased in most convenience stores. Please send us a suggestion if your favorite snack is not here.


Wasabi Peas: Are They a Healthy Choice?

Wasabi Peas: Are They a Healthy Choice?

What exactly are wasabi peas and are they good for you?....

May 31, 2017   18 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

herbalwaterb

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


edamameb

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

noripaperb

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

bearfruitb

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

ricecrackerb

Crunchy puffs of rice, salt, and sugar

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

May 8, 2009   4 Comments

beefjerkybw

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

porkrindsb

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   1 Comment


Mallomars

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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