P3 Portable Protein Packs

One thing that I’m starting to see are experiments in higher protein snacks. This is a good thing in its way, since I think it’s a hint that the fast food companies are starting to plan their way away from the current high-carb processed food mentality. The bad news (for me) is that many of these snacks use nuts as a key protein source, meaning they’re off the table for me, and the rest are chiller case products that need refrigeration, meaning it’s not something I can stash in the car in case I need a quick something on the road. But I’m also looking for stuff I can pack for road trips, so I decided to try one of these new protein packs and see who it was. the one I chose was the P3 Portable Protein Pack (from Kraft’s Oscar Mayer division), which is 4 chicken pieces and a toasted sesame dipping sauce. Nutritionally it’s 120 calories a container with 11 grams of protein, 11 grams of carb and 3 grams of fat. This is misleading, however, because it assumes you use all of the dipping sauce when you eat this. You won’t. I used maybe 5% of the dipping sauce. There are four small pieces of white meat chicken in the container. the chicken is moist, because it’s been brined, and a bit rubbery, again because...

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