Healthier Snacking with Gold Emblem Abound #CVSAbound #spon

by Marcy on September 11, 2014 · 0 comments

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Over the past few weeks I have been sharing my experiences with the new Gold Emblem Abound product line at CVS/pharmacy. First I shared with you how I am using Gold Emblem Abound Peanut Butter and other items to pack lunches. Then I shared a bit about the Gold Emblem Abound Snacks that we have been eating on the go.

Today I wanted to talk a bit about some of the other products that my family got to try – Gold Emblem Abound Rice Crisps, Rice Thins and Oat Bran Cookies. I tend to have a major sweet tooth, but every now and then I crave something crunchy and salty. Of course chips are the first thing that come to mind when these cravings hit, but I really don’t like to keep chips in the house because they get eaten WAY too quickly. I was pleasantly surprised to find that Gold Emblem Abound Baked Rice Crisps (Barbeque or Sea Salt Flavored) are a great stand in for my favorite chips, and they have a fraction of the calories and fat. 20 crisps contain 130 calories, 2.5 grams of fat and less than 135 mg of sodium. The Gold Emblem Abound Sea Salt Flavored Rice Thins are very similar to the Rice Crisps. They are a little larger in shape and packaged differently, but I found the flavors to be almost identical.

I normally like to bake my own cookies from scratch, but I don’t always have the time. Plus when I bake my own, I end up consuming way more than I need to. We have been enjoying the Gold Emblem Abound Cranberry Oat Bran Cookies for snacks or even a quick breakfast (for super picky kiddos – don’t judge!). These cookies contain 3 grams of fiber for every 2 cookies, and 9 grams of sugar.

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What I like about all of these snacks is that they are portable and safe to have on hand in a hot car (they won’t melt!). I like to keep a bag of snacks on hand in my van to cut down on trips through the drive thru, and these snacks have been in regular rotation in my snack bag since school started. (See: How I am Saving Money on Snacks for more ideas).

Gold Emblem Abound products contain no artificial preservatives or flavors and 0 grams of trans fat, and it’s super easy to run in to my local CVS/pharmacy store quickly to grab snacks that I feel good about giving to my family!

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If you haven’t tried any of the new snacks in the Gold Emblem Abound product line, now is a great time to sample some of these delicious products. For a limited time, when you spend $6 on Gold Emblem Abound products you’ll get $2 in ExtraBucks Rewards, and when you spend $10 you’ll get $4 in ExtraBucks Rewards. I have already taken advantage of this offer myself. ;-)

Check out my post on 7 Ways to Maximize Your CVS ExtraCare Program Savings to learn more about how you can save big CVS. You can also view my weekly CVS/pharmacy sale and coupon match ups here.

Gold Emblem Abound products have no artificial preservatives or flavors and 0 grams of trans fat. Gluten and sodium free products are also available! Check out the full line of Gold Emblem Abound products here, and print a $1 off coupon.

Disclosure: I’m proud to partner with CVS/pharmacy for this Gold Emblem Abound Back to School campaign. I am being sponsored to help lead this campaign, but all opinions expressed are my own, and all product claims or program details shared should be verified at or with the appropriate manufacturers. View my disclosure policy for more info.

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