Tuesday, July 29, 2014

News: McDonald's - New $2 Jalapeno Double Burger

McDonald's latest update to the Dollar Menu & More is the new, limited-time Jalapeno Double burger for $2 at participating restaurants.

Occupying the same price tier as the Bacon McDouble, the Jalapeno Double features two beef patties, sliced pickled jalapenos as well as deep-fried crispy ones, a slice of pasteurized process white cheddar, and ranch sauce on a plain hamburger bun.

News: Papa John's - New Spicy Pulled Pork Pizza

Papa John's goes with a backyard barbecue theme and offers up the new Spicy Pulled Pork Pizza for a limited time.

Monday, July 28, 2014

Review: Taco Bell - Chicken Cantina Power Bowl

Taco Bell's Chicken Cantina Power Bowl is an update to the now-discontinued Cantina Bowl and features marinated, fire-grilled white meat chicken, romaine lettuce, guacamole, pico de gallo, avocado ranch dressing, shredded cheddar cheese, and reduced-fat sour cream, on a bed of Latin rice and black beans.

It cost me $4.99 for a bowl.

News: Popeyes - New Tear'n Tenderloin Chicken

Popeyes' latest is new, limited-time Tear'n Tenderloin Chicken. The dish features two chicken breast tenderloins marinated in Louisiana seasoning and partially cut in half (for "easier dipping") before battered and deep-fried.

News: Arby's - New Mega Meat Stacks Sandwiches

For those who like a bit of meaty variety to their sandwiches, Arby's offers new, limited-time Mega Meat Stacks sandwiches, which are a trio of sandwiches featuring various combinations of Arby's meats.

The three Mega Meat Stacks sandwiches consist of:

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Review: Trader Joe's - Matcha Green Tea Latte Mix

Trader Joe's Matcha Green Tea Latte Mix is an instant sweetened green tea latte mix that you can quickly stir into a iced or hot green tea latte.

An 8-oz canister was $3.99 and good for about 8 servings.

Around the World: KFC Romania - New Dipping Fries

If you ever thought, "Boy, I wish my French fries could hold more sauce," KFC Romania has just the thing for you with new Dipping Fries.

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Review: Krispy Kreme - Carrot Cake Donut

Krispy Kreme's Carrot Cake Donut is a cake donut with carrots and spice, topped with cream cheese icing and finished with strips of orange icing.

It's $1.19 for one or $9.49 for an assorted dozen in my area.

News: High-Protein Potato Chips are Now a Thing

Quest Nutrition, best known for protein bars, has come up with high-protein potato chips, calling them "Quest Protein Chips."

Friday, July 25, 2014

Frozen Friday: Lean Cuisine vs. Smart Ones - Chicken Enchilada Suiza

Chicken Enchilada Suiza or "Swiss Chicken Enchiladas" refers to the plentiful amounts of dairy used in the dish, including a cream sauce rather than a red or green sauce. It doesn't seem like the prime candidate for "healthy" meals, but here we are.

Lean Cuisine's Chicken Enchilada Suiza comes with sour cream sauce and Mexican-style rice, while Weight Watchers Smart Ones' features a "zesty sour cream and green chile sauce with Spanish rice."

Both weigh in at 9 ounces and were $2 each on sale.