Food Feuds: Regular versus KetoBrownies

Food Feuds: Regular versus KetoBrownies 0

Everyone knows what brownies are: irresistibly delicious, chewy, chocolatey delights that can do nothing but break diets with their calories and sugar. Right? Wrong. We beg to differ. Well, we agree with the taste part, but we present KetoBrownie Brownies as a brownie you can feel good about if you are on a ketogenic diet. In today’s food feud, we present regular brownies versus KetoBrownie Brownies.

Nutritional Stats

A regular brownie can have nearly 300 calories and close to 30 grams of sugar, while KetoBrownie Brownies have 200 to 220 calories and 0 grams of added sugars. KetoBrownie Brownies have three times the protein as regular brownies, and contain 13 to 16 grams of fat. You could even say that KetoBrownie Brownies are designed for weight loss since they are pro-keto with no more than 4 grams of net carbohydrates.

Taste and Ingredients

Regular brownies do taste good, we admit, but there is something to be said for the 2 flavors in which KetoBrownie Brownies are available. Choose from Chocolate Almond that can satisfy your chocolate craving with cocoa, sugar-free chocolate chips, and almond pieces, and Blondie, with the classic and satisfying brown sugar flavor of blond brownies.

While sugar is the main component of regular brownies, KetoBrownie Brownies are sweetened with natural and calorie-free monk fruit. They also have whey protein, almond butter, and prebiotic fiber for a healthier gut.

Convenience and Practicality

KetoBrownie Brownies come pre-wrapped in single-serving packages, so you can take them anywhere and store them until you need them. Sure, you can find regular brownies ready-to-eat from any bakery or grocery store, and they are even fairly easy to make yourself if you have the ingredients and the time to spare in mixing, baking, and cleaning. Still, there is a problem: portion control. It is far too easy to taste one, and nibble another, and keep sneaking bites until you have had far more than a single serving.

KetoBrownie Brownies are ideal as snacks and desserts, or you can try them for breakfast if you like a sweet start to your day. Try that with regular brownies, and you may find yourself with an early sugar high and a mid-morning energy crash along with sugar cravings.

Those are the facts for KetoBrownie Brownies and regular brownies. You can decide which has the edge as you try to lose weight. You may just need to try KetoBrownie Brownies before you make your final decision!

Weight Loss During March Madness

Weight Loss During March Madness 0

How many March Madness games are you planning to watch? What will you eat during them? You might regret it if you do not think about it ahead of time, but you can come out on top if you plan ahead. The BariatricPal Store has a few ideas for your hoops viewing parties so you can enjoy great food and stay healthy.

Mac and Cheese

Serve a pot of mac and cheese, and your guests will love you forever. Make it with low-carb noodles, and they will never know it is healthy. NutriNoodles Shirataki Pasta has no carbs and almost no calories. Make an extra cheesy, but healthy, version of macaroni and cheese with your choice of ingredients such as cream cheese, cheddar cheese, parmesan cheese, or your other favorites. Top with Pork Panko for a crunchy topping without carbs!

Chips and Dip

Admit it: a party is incomplete without chips and dip. That does not mean you need to eat starchy, fat-laden snacks at your party. Rather, try low-carb Protein Chips and Pretzels with healthier dips, such as salsa, guacamole, and hummus. You will skip most of the carbs and artery-clogging fats while chowing down with your friends.

Faux “Fried” Foods

Make your party the talk of the town with “fried” friends. Use Pork Rind Panko instead of high-carb breadcrumbs, then bake instead of fry your great foods. Try avocado sticks, zucchini fries, baked chicken, and panko mushrooms for hot apps to pass. Your friends, your taste buds, and your waistline will all thank you.

Chocolate Brownies

They may not be mandatory, but brownies can make a party seem perfect. Try Low-Carb Brownies with only 1 net carb each if you want to skip the guilt while you indulge. They have 5 grams of filling fiber, including prebiotic fiber. You can also try any of our Protein Cookies or bake your own goods with any of our Baking Mixes.

March Madness and other parties deserve a full selection of great-tasting foods, and there is no need for these parties to expand your waistline. Check The BariatricPal Store for low-carb, high-protein, great-tasting choices that you can serve to a crowd or keep for yourself.

Fabulous Finds at The BariatricPal Store 0

If you are like a lot of shoppers at The BariatricPal Store, you are a pretty efficient shopper. You know why you visited the store, and which are your favorite products. You may quickly chase them down, fill your cart, and head to the checkout page.

We love your efficiency, and value the choice you made to spend your valuable time with us! But we have a suggestion to consider next time you shop: browse the aisles. You never know which new products and different flavors you may find. For a start, here are a few fabulous finds at The BariatricPal Store that you might want to take a look at next time you are shopping.

Brownie

You are definitely not alone if you know that brownies can be your downfall. A single brownie can have 200 or more calories and 30 or more grams of sugar, not to mention no more than a scarce gram or two of protein. Worse, you are not likely to be able to stick to a single brownie when you pull a pan of brownies from the oven.

Enter BariatricPal Soft Baked Brownie Mix. It is your ticket to fresh-based brownies without all of the calories and sugar of regular brownies, plus they are packed with protein. Each brownie has 120 calories and 12 grams of protein, along with 5 grams of filling fiber. In other words, these brownies are your guilt-free ticket to a chocolatey, decadent treat. There is no need to fear eating the entire pan, either, since each packet of mix contains only a single serving.

Facon Bacon Sipping Broth

What?! It just may be time to celebrate, because now your liquid diet can include the irresistible flavor of bacon. You may be on a liquid diet before or after weight loss surgery, or when you are trying to jumpstart weight loss or go through a cleanse. Shakes, juices, and water can get pretty boring pretty fast, and leave you struggling to stay hydrated.

Millie’s Smoky Facon Sipping Broth may deliver exactly the help you need to get through your liquid diet with a smile. It is a green tea beverage infused with bacon flavors and herbs and spices. It has 20 calories, and is vegan, natural, and gluten-free. Millie’s Sipping Broth also comes in flavors such as tomato basil, Thai lemongrass, curry spice, and spicy tortilla.

You may love them so much that they become a regular part of your day, even when you are no longer on a strict liquid diet!

We hope you love these fabulous finds as much as we do, and find them to be powerful allies in your weight loss journey. Let us – and other shoppers at The BariatricPal Store – know what you think of them by leaving a product review once you try them. And don’t forget you can always contact us with a product request if you don’t see what you’re looking for.

Ready-to-Shake Protein Drinks

A protein shake is a protein shake, right? Well, not so fast. Some are higher in protein and lower in sugars than others, making them better choices after weight loss surgery and The protein drinks at The BariatricPal Store are the low-sugar, high-protein type.

But there’s one type of shake in particular you might want to check out: our ready-to-shake protein drinks. A single serving of protein powder comes in its own bottle. All you have to do is fill up the bottle with water or milk, shake it, and drink it. These shakes are ideal for when you are on the go or in a hurry, since you do not need to measure anything or clean a blender. Each shake has about 80 to 100 calories and 15 grams of protein, and they come in delicious flavors such as coffee, chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry banana.

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