July 13, 2014


Snacking Made Easy with Maple Leaf #Protinis w/Giveaway

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Are you looking for a convenient healthy snacking option that tastes great?

We are a household of snackers, even the toddler! However, I’m always looking for healthy snacks for our tween and teen daughters because frankly I wonder how many times can one eat waffles or cereal in a day? Seriously!

We’re not the only family who loves to snack, check out this very interesting information about Canadians and their snacking habits.

#protinis infographic


The biggest feature for when looking for healthy snack options for our family is ensuring they are getting the complete protein they need and the second feature is definitely convenience, especially in a ridiculously busy household.

A few questions go through my mind when I’m grocery shopping for snacks:

  1. Is the snack a healthy option?
  2. Does the snack require heat or can it be eaten straight out of the fridge?
  3. Is the snack in reasonably portable packaging?
  4. Does the snack have a variety of flavours to satisfy the crazy pickiness of the kiddies?

After assessment, Maple Leaf® Natural Selections® PROTINIS™ are one perfectly packaged source of complete protein for my family. They are a great addition to our existing snack repertoire!

PROTINIS™ snacks are available in eight flavours including Oven Roasted Chicken, Sweet Thai Chili Chicken, Mild Salsa Chicken, Honey Garlic Chicken, Oven Roasted Chicken and Cranberry, Oven Roasted Chicken and Superfruit, Oven Roasted Chicken and Mango, and Oven Roasted Chicken and Apple. They are available at major grocery stores across Canada and retail for approximately $4.99. Each retail pack comes with two PROTINIS™ snacks.

MLF #protinis IMAGE

Why is complete protein important for me and my family? Registered dietitian and nutrition expert Sue Mah explains why:

I recently picked up the Sweet Thai Chili Chicken and the Honey Garlic Chicken, both were very tasty!

#protinis chicken MLF

The Sweet Thai Chili Chicken was a hit according to the teen! She chose to warm up her Protinis with some leftover rice.

How would you like to win a couple of Free Product Coupons so that you can try them yourself? Go ahead and enter below!

2 winners will receive 4 FPC’s for #Protinis. Open to Canada only. Ends 7/27/14





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  1. Tina L. says:

    My top 2 would be Oven Roasted Chicken and Cranberry and Honey Garlic Chicken.

  2. stacey dempsey says:

    Sweet Thai Chili and Honey Garlic Chicken would be my top 2

  3. Brandee H says:

    My favourites are the Mild Salsa Chicken and the Sweet Thai Chili Chicken.

  4. Megan F. says:

    I would love to try the oven roasted chicken and cranberry, as well as the honey garlic. Both sounds so yummy!!

  5. stacy k says:

    I would love the Sweet Thai Chili and honey garlic chicken. Yummmmo!

  6. mrdisco1 says:

    oven roasted, and honey garlic

  7. karinespace says:

    I’d love the oven-roasted chicken and the sweet thai 🙂

  8. Jennifer says:

    sweet thai chili chicken and honey garlic chicken

  9. jan says:

    the Oven Roasted Chicken and Apple and the Oven Roasted Chicken and SuperFruit

  10. Honey Garlic Chicken and the Oven Roasted Chicken

  11. Vee says:

    I would love the Sweet Thai Chili and the Honey Garlic Chicken!

  12. Rebby says:

    I’d love the Mango and the Apple!

  13. J says:

    Mild Salsa Chicken and Honey Garlic Chicken

  14. angela m says:

    I would love the Sweet Thai Chili and honey garlic chicken

  15. Pam says:

    My two faves are Oven Roasted Chicken and Mango and the Sweet Thai Chili.

  16. Kristi Renout says:

    The honey garlic is good, and so is the oven roasted chicken.

  17. hmrcarlson says:

    I would go with Oven-Roasted and Honey Garlic.

  18. edmontonjb says:

    My two faves would be Mild Salsa Chicken and Oven Roasted Chicken and Apple


  19. Carol M (Lushka S) says:

    Honey garlic and oven roasted

  20. Suzie M says:

    The Oven Roasted with Chicken & Mango
    and Honey Garlic!

  21. Darlene Schuller says:

    The Oven Roasted with Chicken & Mango and Honey Garlic!

  22. sschool2010 says:

    Chicken and Mango for sure!

  23. ivy pluchinsky says:

    love the Oven Roasted Chicken/Superfruit and the honey garlic one

  24. Toby says:

    I’d pick the Sweet Thai Chili and Oven Roasted Chicken/Superfruit

  25. Rene says:

    I would choose oven roasted chicken and cranberry, and the Thai chili one – yum!

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