Wednesday, June 16, 2010
Lentil Chips!
This post is kinda sad for me on two levels...
One is that this was the last of these Sea Salt and Cracked Pepper Lentil Chips from the Mediterranean Snack Food Co.
Two is that this is the last of my quinoa chickpea burgers.  These were perfect out of the freezer!  I always freeze my burgers for later, but there is never really a later...I just keep eating them!
Ok, let's go back to the Lentil Chips...I had never heard of them before a couple of weeks ago.  When my cousin went to the natural food store the other day looking for Falafel Chips, she grabbed these because sadly they were out of Falafel Chips.
She is like me in that she likes a tasty healthy chip!  Not a greasy thin mess.  These only have 110 calories in 30 chips, 4g of protein and 3g of fiber!  Have I mentioned how much I love beans?  Is there anything a bean can't do?
On top of that, Lentil Chips are all natural and gluten free!  This bag is actually the 2nd bag she bought.  She liked the 1st bag so much that she went back to get another one!  It is crinkled because while she was driving over to see me...and share the bag with me...she opened it.  So, you have been warned...these are dangerous!  I seriously think the bag was calling my name while it was sitting on the table!  They are so crispy, light and delicious!  They seem, to me, to be a cross between a chip and a cracker.  There is also a cucumber dill flavor that I really want to get my hands on!  We almost devoured the whole bag that day!  As an exchange, I gave her some of the Spicy Falafel Chips to try out.
I was so glad there were a few Lentil Chips left over to enjoy with my salad yesterday!  This was an amazing combination.  Now, I need to get another bag...this is a priority!

When I made this salad a started laughing out loud at the amount of hot sauce I poured on it.  I think I may need some group therapy for the hot sauce and now the Lentil Chips!  I feel like I am cheating on my Falafel Chips with Lentil Chips...can't a girl have both?  Have you heard of these?

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posted by Sarena Shasteen - The Non-Dairy Queen @ 8:13 AM  
  • At June 16, 2010 at 8:18 AM, Anonymous Amy B @ Second City Randomness said…

    I'm with you about finding a good chip- can't be too thin... so those lentil chips look promising!

  • At June 16, 2010 at 8:42 AM, Anonymous Heather (Where's the Beach) said…

    Oh I hate it when I eat the last of the veggie patties I keep on hand. I've tried the falafel chips, but haven't seen the lentil ones. I LOVE chips too so I need to seek these out (or maybe not).

  • At June 16, 2010 at 8:55 AM, Anonymous Stephanie said…

    I was laughing so much while reading this that my co-workers asked me what was so funny!
    For the record...I opened them on the way over to your house b/c I hadn't eaten all day! and it was almost 4pm! (and I had to crinkle the bag so I wouldn't finish it off before I got to your house):)
    I will definitely be getting some more soon. but I might need some accountability so I don't eat a whole bag in one night...again.

  • At June 16, 2010 at 9:45 AM, Anonymous Kelly @ Healthy Living With Kelly said…

    I haven't seen either of those chips in my area...makes me sad!

  • At June 16, 2010 at 9:58 AM, Anonymous homecookedem said…

    Falafel chips and now lentil chips!! I have GOT to find these soon!! They look great!!

  • At June 16, 2010 at 10:12 AM, Anonymous Food Makes Fun Fuel said…

    Lol. And I just saw risotto chips in the store. I love how all these "foods" are now chips

  • At June 16, 2010 at 10:59 AM, Anonymous Danielle (Runs on Green) said…

    I've seen those falafel chips on stores! They sound really good

    haha ok you can start a national H.S.A (hot sauce anonymous) group therapy program, and I'll start a K.A (ketchup anonymous) program :)

  • At June 16, 2010 at 11:23 AM, Blogger lynn said…

    oooh lentil chips sound good - i love falafel chips!

  • At June 16, 2010 at 12:40 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    lentil and falafel chips sound sooo good. I want to find them now. The quinoa and chickpea patties look great too lady!

  • At June 16, 2010 at 1:10 PM, Anonymous Michelle @ Give Me the Almond Butter said…

    Those look fabulous! I haven't tried them, but I definitely want to.

  • At June 16, 2010 at 3:46 PM, Blogger Megan D said…

    Aww I hate when my favorite things run out! I would love to try both lentil and falafel chips. I doubt my Harris Teeter is up on their lentil chip game though!!

  • At June 16, 2010 at 5:22 PM, Anonymous Kristina said…

    I need to find these!! they sound like the kind of chip I like, no thin & greasy here either, hee hee!

    the cucumber flavor, um, YUM. I want to go look for these now! It's a good enough reason to leave work, yes?? :)

    I just found your blog and LOVE it so far (it goes beyond the chips, I've read several entires) :) you are now a daily read of mine :)

  • At June 16, 2010 at 6:00 PM, Blogger Stacey said…

    Never heard of lentil chips but it sounds good and healthy.

  • At June 16, 2010 at 9:31 PM, Anonymous Jessica (Healthy Exposures) said…

    between these lentil chips and the falafel chips, you just seem to be able to get the best snack chips!! share the love with the rest of us, huh? :P

  • At June 16, 2010 at 10:14 PM, Blogger Kelsey Ann said…

    im pretty sure almost every blogger is addicted to lentil chips.. i see them daily on posts! i guess i truly need to try it.. gotta see why theyre so loved :)


  • At June 16, 2010 at 11:35 PM, Blogger the twins said…

    the lentil chips and veggie patties look so good!

  • At June 16, 2010 at 11:38 PM, Anonymous Dorry said…

    I've had those amazing lentil chips! The Central Market in Dallas had a special tasting stand for them a few months ago. I kept going back for samples, bought a bag and we ate them in 2 days. I tried to find them the next time I went back and they were nowhere to be found. :( So tasty. I'm going to be on a mission to find them!

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