Taste Test: What We’re Snacking on This Week

June 7, 2016 | By | Comments (1)

The best part about working at Cooking Light? Tasting new healthy snacks before they hit the grocery shelves. With our help, you’ll choose the best store-bought products in both taste and nutrition. Snack smarter with these new winning picks.

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The Jackfruit CompanySupplied by 300 sustainable Indian farms, The Jackfruit Company is the world’s largest supplier of jackfruit products. Invested in making a vegetarian/vegan meat alternative that is both delicious and healthy, all of their shredded jackfruit products are free of soy, gluten, nuts, and cholesterol.

Nutrition:
Half a cup serving contains between 50 to 100 calories, no cholesterol, 1 to 3.5 grams of fat, 2 grams of protein, 220 to 570 milligrams of sodium, 5 to 9 grams of fiber, and 1 to 9 grams of sugar.

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Tex Mex
“I dig the flavor here. Makes me want tacos.”
“Would stuff in a taco for sure!”
“Good flavor, texture throws me off some.”
“Weirdly sweet. Don’t love, but it’s pretty good.”

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BBQ
“Sweet and spicy. I like!”
“A little too sour for my taste.”
“I like the spicy notes in this one.”
“Too sweet and tomato-y. Would not buy.”

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Sesame Ginger
“Sweet, but not overly so. Would be great take-out alternative.”
“Flavor was good but a little too mushy for me.”
“Kinda mushy, but the flavor is good!”
“I can’t do it. Too mushy and don’t love the flavor.”

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Curry
“Wooo! This one has a kick! I like it.”
“A little over powering, but would probably be good paired with basmati rice.”

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  1. Taste Test: What We’re Snacking on This Week | Cooking Light

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    June 13, 2016 at 4:46 pm

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