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Tuesday
Apr192011

You Don't Have to be a Hippie to like Melba Toast

The very first time I tried Old London Melba Toast I was maybe 7. My mother was going through what I can only describe as a "hippie" phase when it came to food. Out went the white bread and Twinkies and in came the brown (wheat) bread and carob chips. I have no idea who she was kidding with the carob chips since she LOVES good quality, dark chocolate as much as I do.

One of the few things she introduced that I LOVED was Melba Toast. It's light and crunchy with lots of flavor. Melba toast was great with cheese, peanut bugger, or just plain butter and jelly!

Old London has Healthy Snacks

 Old London Snacks

Recently I received three packages of Old London snacks including Bagel Crisps, Melba Snacks and good old fashion Melba Toast (no added seasoning) to try. These are great snack options for my family as they are all low in calories with no trans fat and the melba toast has whole grain.

The girls loved dipping the bagel chips and round melba snacks into hummus along with fresh carrot and celery sticks. We also found out there were a very filling snack when paired with cheese and a piece of fruit. I'm trying to cut back on my bread intake these days so I devoured them with tuna, and along side my daily salad, instead of my usual sandwich on two slices of high-calorie bread.

Want more recipes? Check out the Taste for Everyday Health website where there are all kinds of great things to try like lasagna, tiramisu and quesadilla dippers all made with Old London products!

Say Aloha with Old London when you win a trip to Hawaii

Be sure to enter the Aloha Old London Sweepstakes on Facebook where you can enter to win a trip to Ohau!

The Old London website has easy fitness tips and living healthy tips so you can enjoy Hawaii AND your new beach-ready figure. But hurry because the sweepstakes closes in June!

Then come back and let me know if you've ever tried Old London melba toast. And be sure to leave a comment telling me my mother is not the only one to went through that "hippie" phase.

Janine

Disclosure: I wrote this review while participating in a blog tour by Mom Central Consulting on behalf of Old London and received product samples and a gift certificate to thank me for taking the time to participate. All opinions are my own and my stories are true - my mom really did introduce me to melba toast when I was a kid during her hippie food stage. I think she also introduced me to some seaweed stuff but thankfully I blocked most of that from my memory.

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