Since we are Shredding our way to leaner, healthier selves, Mr. Serious and I are also trying to be more conscious of what we eat. Not necessarily dieting, but more life style changes.
For example, we recently had some homemade chili for dinner. Instead of using our typical ground beef (which we usually by 94/6), Mr. Serious bought all white meat ground turkey. Which looks a little strange when cooking, btw.
Being Texas natives and all, we always eat our chili with Fritos. Sort of Frito-pie-esque. If you’ve never had it that way, you should.
But, with the new, more our nutritionally aware selves, I thought it might be wise to read the label and actually just have a serving of those yummy, corny, crunchy chips with our chili.
I pulled them out and made a quick look of the label. I read that there were only 10 Fritos per serving. This is what 10 sad and lonely Fritos look like, by the way. And, this is on a full sized 12” dinner plate.
When Mr. Serious got home, I told him about the 10 Fritos. So, we both only put 10 Fritos in our chili. I reiterated how sad of a serving size and told him I was going to blog about it. Because we both wanted more.
After dinner, I got out my camera to snap some pictures of these ridiculously small serving sizes.
It was as I was counting out my 10 Fritos, that I took another glance at that label…and I saw it…
Just in case you can’t read that, it says the “Serving Size 1/2 Cup (28g)” and “Servings Per Container About 10.”
Whoops. Major reading fail. It sure made for a less than perfect bowl of chili, too.
Next time, I’m reading closer.
Next time, we’re getting our FULL serving of Fritos (shown with a FULL serving of Cheetos, which is 21 pieces).
And, next time, our chili will taste a
little bit lot better!
ETA: I put every single one of those Cheetos and Fritos back into the bag. Can you believe I didn’t eat one of them? Me, either.
Hey FTC, these products were all purchased by us. In fact, the Fritos aren’t even Fritos, they are Kroger’s Cornitos…because, well, they are cheaper and we are on a budget. But, the Cheetos are the real deal and they are delicious. But, if Frito Lay has some moolah for us, we will certainly be willing to chat!