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Do You Recognize This Bag? Bet You Can't Guess The Source

Snack Girl is consistently amazed at the power of marketing. More specifically, the power of food marketing....

March 8, 2011  24 Comments


Rethinking The Egg McMuffin

The McDonald's Egg McMuffin is on Snack Girl's radar. After reviewing, McDonald's Oatmeal she got a bunch of questions on the iconic McMuffin....

February 1, 2011  36 Comments


What Everyone Needs to Know About Tostitos

Every once in a while, I read an article that reflects my grumpiness about food marketing...

March 30, 2010  43 Comments


3 Reasons to Avoid Ritz Crackers

I'm locking my doors tonight in case the people from Nabsico try to take their revenge. Why, Snack-Girl, do you need to mess with an American icon?...

January 27, 2010  66 Comments


The Worst Pizza on the Planet

What evil mind came up with this pizza combination? Was it the corporate folks at Domino's? Or some neighborhood pizzeria trying to change the world?...

January 18, 2010  27 Comments


What You Should Know About Snack Wraps

McDonald's is not somewhere I would usually go for a snack. But, sometimes, you are stuck. Because I write about snacks, I was curious about the McDonald's Snack Wrap and I was hopeful that it was a healthier alternative to their usual menu....

November 30, 2009  5 Comments


Which Favorite Snack has 35 Ingredients?

There is a snack that earns Frito-Lay around $600 million a year. The multiple flavors of this chip and colors of the packages are incredibly enticing....

September 17, 2009  3 Comments


Cheesy and cheery to make you chunky

Are Cheetos nutritious? No, the cheese part does not make them nutritious. They are filled with salt, processed cheese, and corn...

July 13, 2009


Would you like an order of fat with your burger?

Onion rings are another delicious fast food. I love the soft oniony inside and the crunchy batter outside. Unfortunately, the deep frying part renders these puppies into a very fatty snack....

March 13, 2009  1 Comment


America's Favorite Vegetable

The average American eats 30 pounds of french fries a year. I found this statistic on a website devoted to the history of french fries. French fries are a much loved staple for us Americans. We probably out do the Belgians who consider them a national treasure.

March 13, 2009  3 Comments


Corn, oil, and salt combined to fill you up

Hey, wait a minute! Almost 600 calories in a bag of Fritos??!! That is ludicrous. Yeah, it is. Maybe YOU will be able to stop yourself from eating the entire bag.

March 13, 2009


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


What is the vegetable in these chips? Potatoes

It sounds so great doesn't it? Veggie Chips! I can have vegetables AND chips. Woo-hoo! Yeah....

March 5, 2009


Full of salt and lacking in nutrients

Is this a snack or a meal? Well, I think many people would still feel hungry if you had just a cup of noodles for lunch, so I think it is a snack....

February 20, 2009  2 Comments

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