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For those who eat 100 calorie packs

I thought maybe we could put a list together of those 100 calorie packs not worth the money.

the 100 cal packs of twix/m&m's - buy fun packs only 90 cals per pack and cheaper

smart food white cheddar popcorn 100 cal pack - any white cheddar popcorn is normally low in cals no point to pay the extra money

Wed. Apr 30, 11:13pm

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Not fond of the cookie packs because they're more like cookie-flavored chips than cookies. I usually buy a 4-pack at the deli and split it with a friend or coworker, which puts the calories around 120-150 and no sacrifice of flavor.

Hostess 100-cal packs of mini Coffee Cake Juniors are AWESOME. My only complaint is that they taste slightly stale, presumably because there's less fat keeping them moist. But as a big fan of crumb cake, these really do the trick for me.

Thursday, May 01, 2008, 12:58 PM

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I like the Chex party mix type one. Salty and because everything is oddly shaped, I tend to take longer to eat it! Weird, I know.....

Thursday, May 01, 2008, 2:37 PM

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banana is a pretty good 100 calorie snack pack.

Thursday, May 01, 2008, 2:39 PM

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the grasshopper cookie packs taste JUST LIKE THIN MINT girl scout cookies. they are only offered as 100 cal packs.

also, i make my own 100 cal packs of Teddy Grams. I think its 24 Teddy Grams for about 120. "Snack size" ziploc bags work great.

Friday, May 02, 2008, 7:37 PM

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another thing that taste like thin mints - mint chocolate rice cakes only 90 calories, also very yummy

Friday, May 02, 2008, 10:14 PM

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My hubby and I stopped buying the dorito and cheeto 100 cal packs because they are sooo expensive, you can get the kids lunch snack size bags cheaper and they range from 140-160 cals. Worth a couple extra calories to save the money and get more flavor.

Saturday, May 03, 2008, 6:49 PM

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I don't understand why anyone wastes the money on buying stuff like this. I can understand if it is only offered this way but you would save a lot of money just buying a regular bag and weighing it out into baggies for snacks yourself. We are such a society of wasters. Think of all the extra garbage created because of all these little snack packs.

Sunday, May 04, 2008, 1:02 AM

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Novel idea: think before you post

What do you think putting the snacks in your own individual baggies does? It may save a few dimes, but it creates an equal amount of garbage. So you're still a "waster".

Sunday, May 04, 2008, 10:33 AM

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i am not the PP but I reuse the ziplock baggies.

Sunday, May 04, 2008, 3:33 PM

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this must have been addressed already in a previous post but isnt partially hydrogenated oil bad for you. Be careful with these 100 cal packs. Several of them come with this ingredient

Sunday, May 04, 2008, 9:57 PM

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