Snack Away with Simply Snackin' Jerky

Snack Away with Simply Snackin' Jerky 0

When it comes to snacking, you have to be very careful as a weight loss surgery patient. There are some things that should be off limits as they don’t provide any nutritional value. Jerky is a perfect snack for a bariatric patient as it is low in carbohydrates but high in protein. I am a huge fan of Slim Jim but I knew there had to be a healthier choice out there. Luckily, I found a brand that offers tasty snacks with awesome stats!

Simply Snackin’ offers a variety of different flavors that will keep you coming back for more. I tried a number of the flavors and they all had similar stats at 60 calories, 1g fat, 2g sugar, 3 carbs, 10g protein. The consistency of the jerky is nice as it is not too thick, but also not too thin. Some of them are a little sticky but nothing too extreme. Many of the flavors had some sort of fruit in them which was a nice flavor biting into.

Teriyaki Chicken with Mangoes and Black Bean Chicken with Red Bell Peppers and Salsa were by far my favorite flavors. The Black Bean one had a nice kick to it and the Teriyaki Mango one was a nice mix of sweet and savory. I was also a huge fan of the original flavor as it reminded me a lot of a Slim Jim.

There is a nice variety of flavors that include: Teriyaki Beef with Pineapple, Italian Chicken with Romano, Orchard Beef with Apples and Cherries, Venison with Cranberries and Cherries, Beef with Cranberries and Blueberries, and more! These are perfect snacks to keep on you when you are on the go. 

If you are a fan of jerky but need an option that is healthier, I highly recommend the Simply Snackin’ brand. Give it a shot and use code KIMH15 for 15% off your order!

https://store.bariatricpal.com/collections/simply-snackin

 

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