Store Bought Snack Foods (Junk Food)

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous Food Discussions' started by CraigC, Jan 22, 2019.

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  1. Herbie

    Herbie Senior Member

    Syders pretzel pieces in onion, mustard, honey flavour.

    That and bacon wheat crunchies.

    Vegetable crisps are lovely best way to eat beetroot.
     
    Last edited: Apr 13, 2019
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  2. ElizabethB

    ElizabethB Über Member

    Location:
    Lafayette, LA. US
    My problem with processed chips/crisps, crackers and other "junk food " is not the nutritional label but the ingredient list. When I see ingredients that I can not pronounce my stomach gets queasy.
    Last year I had a nice crop of flat leaf Kale. Toss with EVOO, sea salt and fresh ground pepper. Cook on a sheet pan in the oven until crisp. WOW
    I have pan roasted Brussels sprouts for years. I always love the leaves that fall off and get crispy. Now I make Brussels sprouts chips
    Break the sprouts apart and treat the leaves like Kale.
    For a treat sprinkle sprouts or Kale with Nutriential Yeast or grated Parmesan Reggiano.
     
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  3. ElizabethB

    ElizabethB Über Member

    Location:
    Lafayette, LA. US
    G loves popcorn. I have finally convinced him to get plain microwave popcorn
    Dump into a bowl and season with salt, pepper and nutritional yeast
    Sometimes smoked paprika
    I use nutritional yeast on vegetables, popcorn in scrambled eggs.
    It adds a cheesy, buttery flavor without any Cheese or butter
     
  4. Herbie

    Herbie Senior Member

    Kale chips are lovely and so is popcorn. Love these for film night but I'm not a fab of nutritional yeast (but still experimenting).
     
  5. morning glory

    morning glory Obsessive cook Staff Member

    :ohmy: Why no cooking?
     
  6. morning glory

    morning glory Obsessive cook Staff Member

    Its a great ingredient. I only discovered it when my son became vegan but now I always have it in the store cupboard.
     
  7. medtran49

    medtran49 Über Member

    Location:
    SE Florida
    You didn't quote the whole sentence, "anymore than she absolutely has to."
     
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  8. rascal

    rascal Über Member

    Onion dip a fave down here as well. A friend is in Aussie ATM and has bought my fave chips to bring home, smiths BBQ chips. Best ever !!!

    Russ
     
  9. rascal

    rascal Über Member

    Lol, my wife says the kitchens for walking through to the lounge. :)

    Russ
     
  10. Mountain Cat

    Mountain Cat Active Member

    Well, alas when I'm eating those chips, I'm usually on the road and driving, and the dips would be too messy to deal with...

    But if served at someone's house.. yeah, I'm for the onion dip.
     
  11. Karen W

    Karen W Senior Member

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    Once in awhile.

    Limon potato chips
    Hint of lime tortilla chips
    Cheetos cheese puffs
    Bugels corn chips
    Goldfish crackers
     
  12. CraigC

    CraigC Über Member

    Location:
    SE Florida
    Those are what I usually get for my homemade salsa. The recipe varies in flavor and heat level depending on the chilis I use.
     
  13. Mewmew

    Mewmew Active Member

    Location:
    UK
    I tried something like that once - I resembled a fire-breathing dragon.
     
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  14. SatNavSaysStraightOn

    SatNavSaysStraightOn (Site Owner) Staff Member Recipe Challenge Judge

    Location:
    NSW, Australia
    We've got a couple of go to snacks in this household. Celery features in the top 3, but that doesn't really apply, in there with it however are air popped fav-va beans, red pepper and chilli flavour and baked black beans (whole pods), smokey paprika flavour. There's a similar green pea pod one in wasabi and another in chilli that sometimes venture into the shopping trolley.

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    Hubby also has a soft spot for Cobbs slightly salted, slightly sweet popcorn. We stopped making our own when my dairy allergy reared its ugly head.

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    But I restrict consumption to one packet a week (everything seems to have 4-5 servings in them) unless there's a public holiday like today.
     
  15. Herbie

    Herbie Senior Member

    @SatNavSaysStraightOn We recently found baked fava beans flavored with chilli at our local Chinese supermarket. We are hooked.
     

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