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Eat yo’ Beanitos

If you know a thing or two about me, it’s that I love chips. I eat them so much, people tell me I have a chip on my shoulder, which I usually do in the form of a crumb. So when I got word that my friend April (whom I’ve never met, but I know we would THROW IT DOWN) aka @beanitosapril, was working for a new chip company called Beanitos, I asked her to spill the beans. Turns out, they are made with whole beans and not a single kernel of corn. I obviously had to stick my head in a bag. Lo and behold, a few days later, they arrived at my doorstep.

As usual, my head was too big to fit in the bag and I had to eat them with my hands. Now if you are a normal human being, you might think that since they’re made from beans, you will be blowing. it. up. Let me tell you something. If there is anyone that would, it’d be me. It’s been more than few hours since I’ve enjoyed a bag, and I haven’t broken wind once. It’s actually impressive.

That’s not the only and major benefit. There are plenty more. Like the fact that they are hands in the air, fist pumping delicious. I just found my new best friend. They have flavors like Chipolte BBQ and Cheddar and of course, your good ole regular black bean chip. Then there are the health benefits like:

1. They won’t make you a fat cow. As I said earlier, Beanitos are 100% Corn Free. Since corn is fed to cows to fatten them up, you don’t have to be Jenny Craig to see the link between corn and obesity in humans too.

2. 10 chips = 5 grams of fiber. It seemed appropriate to make this one #2. Besides the obvious, fiber makes you feel full, so you’ll be able to put down the bag.

3. They are gluten free, which makes a lot of people happy as they shoot Beanitos crumbs out of their mouth while screaming and celebrating for being able to eat yummy chips.

4. They have good protein. And who doesn’t love protein?

5. Beanitos are non-GMO, so you won’t find any genetically modified ingredients in their chips. Only the good, pure stuff. Better luck growing a 3rd eye somewhere else.

Beanitos taste great with salsa, guacamole, or even as a base with some loaded local ingredients for nachos. You could eat them naked as a snack, but I’m a sucker for dippin’. Served with a beer optional, but highly recommended.

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Hit up @beanitosapril and tell her I said hello. She rocks.

Now go get you some!

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Snow in a Can

If snowflakes came out of a can, that’d be awesome. You know so many people would be pouring their cans all over sweaty bodies in the summer or making it snow in Los Angeles. Oh wait it already does. Party animals. Anyway, until we get weather in a can, there’s Snow Beverages.

Snow All Natural Soda + Vitamins takes out all of the BS, like high fructose corn syrup and artificial flavors and puts in some good stuff like vitamin C. But Snow knows that soda is supposed to be a fun indulgence, one that you crave and leaves you feeling refreshed. So they created their soda to still have that fun experience and added in some vitamins to make it a little better for you too. They have four flavors: Lemon Lime, Light Lemon Lime, PomRaz, and Pure Cola. All sodas are caffeine-free, made with real flavors, and lightly sweetened. They are refreshing and yummy. Even though it’s lightly sweetened, it’s a little too sweet for me, but that’s nothing a little vodka can’t fix. Think of all the fun cocktail names you could invent, like a red-headed snowman.

To learn more about snow, visit Behind the Brand and watch Motto’s video interview with founder, Stu Strumwasser. Or catch some of the action today on Motto Agency’s Facebook page and win Snow Beverages apparel and cans.

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