Who wants a healthier version of their favorite cookie? Well, you’re in luck. Thin Mints Chickpea Snacks at Whole Foods are about to hit the shelves. The Girl Scouts of the USA-licensed flavor is modeled after the iconic cookie, but this time it’s in chickpea form. Hmm. Healthy, but still totally yummy.

Okay, okay we get it. The thought of combining a chickpea with chocolate (let alone chocolate mint) is…well, interesting. But sometimes you just need a healthy alternative to a sugary snack. And that’s what Biena’s chickpeas offer.

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Founder and CEO of Biena, Poorvi Patodia, said (in a press release), “There are few things Americans anticipate more than Girl Scout Cookie season, so we are very excited to offer a Chickpea Snack inspired by the classic flavor of Thin Mint cookies.” Patodia goes on to add, “We’ve combined Biena’s good-for-you Chickpea Snacks with the timeless taste of Thin Mint cookies, all for 130 calories and 4 grams of protein and fiber. It’s a refreshingly delicious snack.”

Oh and don’t worry about only being able to get these tasty little treats during Girl Scout cookie season. The chickpea snacks will be available year-round, debuting at Whole Foods Market in June 2018. Along with the Thin Mints cookie flavor, the chickpea snacks will also be available in Dark Chocolate, Salted Caramel, Sea Salt, Honey Roasted, Barbeque and Habanero.

What’s your favorite Girl Scout cookie flavor and why? Share your thoughts in the comments below.


—Erica Loop



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