Hippeas Low Carb Puffs Snack Review

I stumbled across these Hippeas puffs at our grocery store the other day.  The package looked interesting so I took a second look.  At just 18 carbs for 20 pieces, I thought it was worth a try.  That they were on sale for $.99 made the temptation pretty much irresistible.  I thought I’d do a Hippeas review, so I picked up two varieties there: Far Out Fajita and Sriracha Sunshine.

I was hungry when we got home from the grocery store (try shopping with four hungry kids sometime, it’s really fun), so I decided there was no time like the present to give them a try.  Here are my impressions of both flavors.

Hippeas Organic Chickpea Puffs, Far Out Fajita

This is the first package I tried.  The package size is four ounces, with a serving size of one ounce.  The ingredients list is pretty small and full of goodness: Continue reading “Hippeas Low Carb Puffs Snack Review”


Low Carb Chips and Crackers: Crunchy, Salty Snacks That Satisfy

chips photoHave you noticed there are different groups of people, such as dog people or cat people, morning people or -not- morning people, etc.?  There are also sweet people and salty people, and if you’re a salty person, it can be really hard to go without your salt fix.  Fortunately, there are many low carb chips and crackers to help you get your fix without compromising your blood sugar control. The suggestions in this article are based on the recommended 15-20 grams of carbs for a “low carb snack.” Remember, the key to blood sugar control is testing and monitoring, so check your blood sugar after eating these snacks to make sure they work for your unique dietary needs. Continue reading “Low Carb Chips and Crackers: Crunchy, Salty Snacks That Satisfy”