This may be hard to believe, but Thin Mints are not the original Girl Scout cookie. They may be the most beloved and best-selling cookies the Girl Scouts have ever given us, but for decades prior to their introduction in 1951, only those little shortbread Trefoils were available door-to-door. And there’s still a whole world of Girl Scout cookies beyond Thin Mints, Trefoils, Samoas, and Tagalongs (or Caramel deLites and Peanut Butter Patties, depending on where you’re from). But many of them haven’t lasted long.

Some of the Girl Scout cookies that are no longer with us, like Animal Treasures, sound positively delicious. But other varieties, like the ones that came in 100-calorie packs, seemed destined to fail. It’s all just a lesson that you should hold your favorite Girl Scout cookies close—because you never know when they will become extinct, like the following 10 experiments did.



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The Girl Scouts of America was founded by Juliette Gordon Low in 1912, when she gathered 18 girls in her hometown of Savannah, Georgia, to educate them about anything and everything, including camping and hiking. By the mid-1980s, there were millions of Girls Scouts across the country, and the organization thought it was time to honor Low with a sweet treat: a cookie in her name.

Juliettes, as they were called, were initially available from 1984 to 1985. They came in a box that had two sleeves, each with its own variety of cookie, according to Little Brownie Bakers, one of the two companies that produce Girl Scout cookies. The first sleeve was filled with a “daisy shaped shortbread cookie with a lemon-coated bottom, and the second sleeve with a pecan-praline coating on the bottom.”

Then, Juliettes were revamped in 1993. The second iteration was a caramel and pecan cookie covered with chocolate fudge, and they lasted until 1996.


Animal Treasures

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Considering the focus the Girl Scouts have long had on the great outdoors and all the creatures living in the wilderness, it’s probably not too surprising that they offered a cookie called Animal Treasures. These chocolate-covered shortbread cookies were available from 1999 to 2005. And they didn’t just feature any animals; the cookies came in the shapes of endangered species, according to Mashable. Eventually, they were replaced by Thanks-A-Lots, which are still available today.


Le Chips

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From 1996 to 1997, the Girl Scouts gave us the French-inspired Le Chips—a chocolate chip cookie with a hazelnut twist. While they may not have been as popular as some of the other flavors out there, they certainly had a devoted fan base.

In 2001, Bob Levey lamented their death in a Washington Post column. “I never sprang for any other flavor,” he wrote. “Everything else is tied for second place.”


Aloha Chips

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In 2000, Le Chips were replaced by Aloha Chips, which had white chocolate chips and macadamia nuts instead of the hazelnuts. However, they didn’t stand the test of time, either. They were discontinued in 2004, but they too have their fans: Complex rated Aloha Chips among the 15 best Girl Scout Cookies of all time.


Olé Olés

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Olé Olés were available in the early 2000s, when low-fat diets were all the rage. The reduced-fat cookies included coconut and pecan bits, and they were coated in powdered sugar. We still don’t understand their Spanish-language connection, but we didn’t have much time to crack the code—Olé Olés were only available between 2001 and 2003.


Apple Cinnamons

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Apple Cinnamons sound like a tasty breakfast cereal in cookie form, but customers weren’t crazy about the flavor. The cookies, which were around from 1997 to 2001, were also considered reduced fat and were shaped like apples, complete with cinnamon sugar.

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Iced Berry Piñatas

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These cookies, which were on the Girl Scout cookie market from 2003 to 2005, featured strawberry jelly, cinnamon crumbles, and a hefty layer of icing. According to More magazine, “Piñatas were actually cookie versions of the Danish pastry.” But eventually, these guys also got knocked out of the game.



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Kookaburras, which were available in the 1980s, were chocolate-covered crispy rice and caramel. Basically, as More magazine described, these bygone treats were “Kit Kats in cookie form.” Frankly, we’re not sure why they didn’t last, but there are copycat recipes all over the internet, thankfully!



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In the late 2000s, pre-packaged snacks that only contained 100 calories were all the rage. And, of course, the Girl Scouts got in on the action. In 2007 and 2008, they produced 100-calorie snack packs of this cinnamon oatmeal cookie. But, we’re not surprised they didn’t last: Girl Scout cookie season is not for calorie counting.


Upside Downs

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These late 1990s oatmeal cookies had an advantage over their competitors: a layer of icing on the bottom. According to, Upside Downs were the Girl Scouts’ answer to Little Debbie Oatmeal Creme Pies. Unfortunately, that wasn’t enough of a sell for them to become a permanent flavor, and so they’ve since been retired to the Girl Scout cookie graveyard.

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Even if you made a meal out of eating zucchini alone, even raw, the health benefits would be worth it. Zucchini is known to improve energy, aid in thyroid functionality, eye health, lower your blood sugar, lowers cholesterol, stops inflammation, it has seriously even been said to slow down the aging process! The list goes on, and so could we. Our vegetarian balsamic zucchini recipe takes zucchini to a tastier level while maintaining its healthiness. A great example of how one ingredient can take a dish from average to excellent! Balsamic vinegar not only heightens the sweetness of the zucchini, but the acidity adds a lovely counterpoint as well. For a bit of textural contrast, try a handful of toasted pine nuts, shaved almonds, or walnuts as a lower priced alternative.

80 calories, 4 g fat (0.5 g saturated), 190 mg sodium

Serves 4

You’ll Need

1 Tbsp olive oil
2 lbs zucchini, sliced into 1⁄4″ coins
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
Salt and black pepper to taste Fresh mint, chopped (optional)

How to Make It

  1. Heat the oil in a large sauté pan over medium heat.
  2. Add the zucchini and garlic and sauté until the zucchini is tender and lightly browned, about 7 to 10 minutes.
  3. Add the balsamic and cook until the liquid has thickened and clings to the zucchini, about
    3 to 4 minutes.
  4. Season with salt and pepper, and stir in the mint, if using.

Eat This Tip

While balsamic zucchini works great on its own or as a guest star in a larger meal, it also works great as the main event in a dinner or lunch salad.  Add a few ingredients and some garnishes and this will transform into a feast in and of itself.  Keep it vegetarian or add meat for a protein boost.  Here are a few suggestions to get you started:

  • Tossed in arugula and shaved parmesan or pecorino cheese
  • As a tasty and healthy garnish on top of a hearty steak
  • As a great component to a pasta salad
  • Add to a Caprese salad or sandwich for some extra nutrients and crunch
  • In a mixed greens salad, add in tofu for protein

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This recipe resides in that small but happy space between side dish, condiment, and healthy meal. It’s good enough to eat on its own, but it’s also the type of punchy, assertive salad that can be served over a piece of grilled salmon, chicken, (or even steak) and you can even tuck it into your favorite a wrap or sandwich. It’s also a great choice for weekly meal planning, too. You can try doubling (or tripling depending on how many you cook for) on the recipe and you’ll have a delicious and healthy go-to in your fridge for those busier nights when you’d otherwise reach for the phone and call up your friendly pizza delivery guy. It’ll keep in your fridge for about five days, so make enough to last all week and you won’t be sorry.

60 calories, 3.5 g fat (0.5 g saturated), 480 mg sodium

Serves 4

You’ll Need

1 large English cucumber, sliced into thin rounds
1 small red onion, very thinly sliced
1 Tbsp sesame oil
1⁄4 cup rice wine vinegar
1 Tbsp sugar
1 tsp salt
1 tsp red chili flakes

How to Make It

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a mixing bowl and toss.
  2. Let sit for at least 15 minutes before eating.
  3. This will keep covered in your fridge for up to 5 days.

Eat This Tip

Pickling 101

You can pickle all sorts of things, not just cucumbers. Enter radish, carrots, jalapeños, beets or even squash. Just thinly slice the items of your choice and place them in a sterilized jar, or even a mixing bowl as long as it can be tightly covered. Pour these items over the picked items to be:

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup white vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 2 teaspoons sugar (or honey for a healthy alternative)
  • 1/2 teaspoon peppercorns, crushed
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 1 chile pepper (optional)

Now cover, tightly and let it sit overnight. Then, ta-da! The veggies of your choice are now pickled. You can use these as a go-to addition to all sorts of things, such as salads, sandwiches, cheese plates, hors d’oeuvres, or even as a healthy snack to munch on by itself.

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Having a fun night out at the bar with friends is all fun and games until the next morning when the dreaded hangover sets in. Symptoms include a mouth as dry as the Sahara Desert, an upset stomach, nausea, dehydration, fatigue, a headache—the works. So, what do you do to get rid of such horrendous side effects? A lot of 20- and 30-somethings swear by Pedialyte—the drink of choice when you have the stomach flu—as a hangover remedy. But does it actually work? Is sipping on some Pedialyte the cure for a hangover?

Kelli McGrane, MS, and registered dietitian for the food tracking app Lose It!, unpacks the theory and settles the great debate about whether Pedialyte is the best beverage to consume after a night out drinking.

How can Pedialyte help you recover from a hangover?

“The only true ‘cure’ for a hangover is time; however, Pedialyte can help manage some of the symptoms and possibly speed up recovery,” says McGrane. “Hangovers are largely due to a buildup of acetaldehyde in our bodies.”

Acetaldehyde is a naturally-occurring, colorless liquid that’s found in anything from ripe fruits and vegetables to cigarette smoke, and it also happens to be the chemical compound that’s formed in the metabolism of alcohol.

“When alcohol is metabolized by the liver, it breaks down into acetaldehyde, which is then further broken down into acetate, which can be expelled from our bodies,” explains McGrane. “However, when we drink more than our livers can process, it takes longer for acetaldehyde to be broken down into acetate, resulting in hangover symptoms such as nausea, rapid heart rate, flushing, and altered sleep.”

One of the most common symptoms of a hangover is dehydration, which can cause you to feel lightheaded or dizzy and even cause a headache. For this reason, Pedialyte is a suitable beverage to choose because it replenishes electrolytes and, of course, rehydrates you, too. It also packs a bit of sugar, which also can help alleviate hangover symptoms.

“Blood sugar levels can drop slightly while the liver processes alcohol, [and] the sugar found in Pedialyte acts quickly to help increase your blood sugar,” she says.

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The registered dietitian suggests eating fast-digesting carbohydrates such as crackers or toast to help expedite the process of building your blood sugar levels back up. She also advises pairing the simple carbohydrate with a protein or healthy fat to prevent your blood sugar levels from dipping back down. A serving of healthy nuts like almonds or cashews would suffice.

“Drinking also decreases the body’s stores of glutathione, an antioxidant needed to help break down toxic byproducts of alcohol metabolism. Eggs, as well as vitamin C-rich fruits and vegetables, are good ways to increase the production of this antioxidant in your body,” says McGrane.

What nutrients are you lacking when you’re hungover?

“Rehydration and replenishing electrolytes are top priorities when you’re hungover. Specifically potassium and sodium, which is why you may see recommendations for eating a banana or sipping on broth,” she says.

Are there any misconceptions about Pedialyte?

“Drinking Pedialyte can help us feel better when we’re hungover, leading many to believe that it ‘cures’ hangovers. However, just because those dehydration symptoms go away, there are still effects of alcohol poisoning from the acetaldehyde build-up that Pedialyte can’t cure. The only way to avoid this build-up is simply by not drinking in excess,” says McGrane.

Final verdict

McGrane says it’s hard to beat Pedialyte, as it provides your body with both water and electrolytes, as well as a small amount of sugar. However, it’s also crucial for one to continue to hydrate themselves with water throughout the rest of the day to fully recover.

“While you won’t be able to completely ward off a hangover in the morning, if you’ve already consumed excess alcohol, drinking Pedialyte prior to falling asleep can help prevent being dehydrated—and experiencing the resulting symptoms—in the morning,” she says.

Preventive care pro tip: Sip on the colorful beverage before your head hits the pillow for a less excruciating hangover the next day.

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Knee replacement is a common procedure most often used to treat pain and disability caused by osteoarthritis. Deep infection is a rare but serious complication that occurs in about 1% of knee replacement patients.

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Oatmeal is one of our favorite breakfast foods because it contains plant-based protein and belly-filling fiber as well as resistant starch, which helps stabilize your blood sugar and promote satiety. However, many folks avoid oats because of the common misconception that they contain gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye. So, is oatmeal gluten-free? To help us crack the case on whether oats are, in fact, a gluten-free grain, we spoke to two top dietitians: Leah Kaufman, MS, RD, CDE, CDN, and Patricia Bannan, MS, RDN, LA-based nutritionist and healthy cooking expert. If you suffer from celiac disease or you’re adhering to a gluten-free diet for other reasons, find out if you can incorporate oats into your a.m. routine below.

Are oats gluten-free?

First, let’s get one thing out of the way: While oats and wheat are both grains, they come from two different plants. “Oats and wheat are both crops that are widely known to make various types of flours, cookies, and starches, but they are not one and the same,” Kaufman says. One common misconception is that oats are wheat-based; however, oats are a member of the Avens Sativa subfamily, while wheat falls under the Triticum Aestivum or Triticum Turgidum subfamily, Bannan explains. “This deems them botanically different plants, and is why they contain different specific nutrients.” The oat crop is grown with no association to wheat and contains a protein called avenin—not gluten—which is tolerated by most people with celiac disease. This deems oats completely gluten-free. However, it is important to understand that many facilities cross-contaminate their grains, which may contribute to trace amounts of gluten in oats.

RELATED: Your guide to the anti-inflammatory diet that heals your gut, slows the signs of aging, and helps you lose weight.

How can you ensure you’re buying gluten-free oats?

When you’re shopping for oat-based products—whether it be steel-cut oats, oat milk, or oat bars—it is important to make sure that the product states that it is “certified gluten-free” on the package, Bannan tells us. This ensures that your product isn’t exposed to any gluten contamination during the manufacturing process.

“In order for a food product to be labeled ‘gluten-free,’ it must contain less than 20 parts per million (ppm) of gluten,” Bannan explains. “Food companies can go through the process in order to use the ‘certified gluten-free’ label, which can give consumers with celiac or gluten sensitivities more peace of mind that a food product is safe. Obtaining this certification requires product reviews, inspections, and ongoing compliance to assure that all ingredients and practices are free of gluten-containing products. Looking for this certified gluten-free seal on oats can help consumers easily identify products that are safe to consume.”

In addition to keeping an eye out for the certified gluten-free label, you should also be wary of the ingredient list. “Similarly, if a product states it is ‘whole grain,’ that likely means that the oat product contains other grains, which are not gluten-free,” Kaufman says.

If there’s so much to look out for in an oat product, why eat it in the first place?

“Eating oats has many benefits—even for people with celiac disease,” Kaufman states. “One benefit is that oats are easier to digest than whole-grains. Similarly, oats contain a soluble fiber called beta-glucan. This fiber causes a thick gel in the gut, which increases our feeling of fullness. Beta-glucan also increases the excretion of bile, which breaks down fat molecules. This, in turn, will decrease the amount of cholesterol circulating in the blood.”

Ready to shop for gluten-free oats? We love One Degree Organic Foods Sprouted Oats and Glutenfreeda Certified Gluten-Free Oats.

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Beyoncé announced ahead of her 2018 Coachella performance that she was going vegan once again, but she’s revealing now that she went even further, ditching all sugar and alcohol to meet her postpartum weight loss goals.

The superstar singer had initially planned to take the Coachella stage in 2017, but then she “unexpectedly” became pregnant with twins Rumi and Sir, now 22 months old, and had to wait a year. So as she prepped for her headlining performance in April 2018, Beyoncé, who said she hit 218 lbs. the day the twins were born, was determined to lose some of the baby weight.

RELATED: Should You Try Beyonce's Greenprint Diet?

But after “an extremely difficult pregnancy” that required an emergency C-section, Beyoncé said her body struggled at first.

“There were days that I thought I’d never be the same. I’d never be the same physically, my strength and endurance would never be the same,” she said in her new Netflix documentary Homecoming, all about her Coachella performance. “Eventually I wanna be able to do SoulCycle, the stairs and rehearsal in a day,” she added.

RELATED: JAY-Z and Beyoncé 'Challenge You' to Try a Plant-Based Diet: 'We All Have a Responsibility'

Beyoncé had trouble both physically and mentally.

“In the beginning, it was so many muscle spasms,” she said. “Just internally, my body was not connected — my mind was not there. My mind wanted to be with my children.”

RELATED: Beyoncé Reveals She Had an Emergency C-Section. Here's What the Procedure Really Does to Your Body

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Along with lengthy workouts and rehearsals, Beyoncé put herself on a strict diet.

“In order for me to meet my goal, I’m limiting myself to no bread, no carbs, no sugar, no dairy, no meat, no fish, no alcohol,” she said. “And I’m hungry!”

And Beyoncé eventually celebrated hitting one of her goals — fitting in her old costumes for the show.

“Okay this is seriously a huge accomplishment because I did not think I’d ever get back in my old costume, and I’m actually in it and I can still move,” she said. “I still have a ways to go, but this makes me feel good because I’ve been sacrificing and working hard. Huge, huge, huge accomplishment. Yay!”

Her performance was an unquestionable success, but looking back, Beyoncé said that she went a little too far in her preparation.

RELATED: Bekah Martinez Shuts Down Mommy Shamers as She Embraces Her Body Hair and Post-Baby Figure

“Just trying to figure out how to balance being a mother of a 6-year-old and of twins that need me — and giving myself creatively and physically, it was a lot to juggle,” she said. “It’s not like before when I could rehearse for 15 hours straight. I have children. I have a husband. I have to take care of my body. I definitely pushed myself further than I knew I could. And I learned a very valuable lesson. I will never, never push myself that far again.”

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It’s quite common at popular restaurant chains to start your meal off by splitting a basket of bread. Whether it be sweet cornbread, buttery rolls, or even thin crunchy breadsticks, some of your favorite go-to places serve their own version of the bread basket, which is why we chose to highlight some of the most popular ones and pick them apart, one piece of the nutrition label at a time.

Methodology: In order to rank complimentary bread baskets that are served at a few of the country’s most popular chain restaurants by nutrition, we compiled a list of everything from bread slices, biscuits, and rolls from seven major chains. The types of bread with the most calories and highest sodium contents were considered the least healthy. To break ties, we chose the bread with a greater amount of saturated fat. Note: we excluded restaurant chains that offer bread loaves and baguettes because the serving size was not clear. We also did not consider rolls and biscuits from restaurants that do not publicly provide sufficient nutrition information.

Here are 8 of the most iconic restaurant bread baskets in the nation, ranked from best to worst in nutrition! Warning: this article will more than likely induce hunger and carb cravings.

From Best to Worst


Fazoli’s Garlic Breadstick

garlic breadsticks from Fazoli'sCourtesy of Fazoli's

Nutrition (per breadstick): 130 calories, 8 g fat (1.5 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat), 320 mg sodium, 16 g carbs (0 g fiber, 1 g sugar), 3 g protein

Fazoli’s is known for serving up Italian cuisine favorites such as chicken carbonara, lasagna, and baked ziti. Before you’re served the main entrée, you have the option to nibble on one of their garlic breadsticks. At 130 calories and 320 milligrams of sodium per breadstick, this is one of the healthier bread options you can nosh on at a major nationwide chain.


Domino’s Stuffed Cheesy Bread

stuffed cheesy bread from Domino'sDomino's Pizza/Twitter

Nutrition (per slice): 150 calories, 7 g fat (3 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat), 250 mg sodium, 17 g carbs (1 g fiber, 1 g sugar), 6 g protein

When you think of Domino’s, most likely, it’s pizza that’s the first thing that comes to mind, but the restaurant’s cheesy bread is also a popular option when it comes to eating something before you dig into a pie. There are eight slices per loaf of stuffed cheesy bread, so as long as you limit your intake to one slice, you should still feel hungry enough to indulge in a slice of pizza, too.


Olive Garden Breadstick With Garlic Topping

breadsticks at Olive GardenCourtesy of Olive Garden

Nutrition (per breadstick): 140 calories, 2.5 g fat (0.5 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat), 460 mg sodium, 25 g carbs (0 g fiber, 1 g sugar), 4 g protein

Olive Garden‘s all-you-can-eat soup, salad, and breadstick deal is truly one of a kind—and it’s no wonder it’s such a hit, as the breadsticks are a staple menu item at the restaurant chain. While one stick is 140 calories, the breadstick packs about 210 milligrams of sodium more than Domino’s Stuffed Cheesy Bread. For perspective, the American Heart Association recommends that you consume no more than 2,300 milligrams of sodium per day.


Cracker Barrel Buttermilk Biscuits

cracker barrel buttermilk biscuitsMoe P./Yelp

Nutrition (per biscuit): 160 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat), 310 mg sodium, 23 g carbs (0 g fiber, 1 g sugar), 3 g protein

Cracker Barrel is the place to get breakfast favorites such as pancakes, bacon, eggs, and sausage platters, and, of course, biscuits. Before your main meal comes, you may be served a basket full of biscuits and corn muffins. Just one buttermilk biscuit is about 160 calories, which likely won’t spoil your meal, so long as you stick to eating just one.


Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscuits

red lobsters cheddar bay biscuitsChristine B./Yelp

Nutrition (per biscuit): 160 calories, 10 g fat (4.5 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat), 380 mg sodium, 16 g carbs (0 g fiber, 0 g sugar), 3 g protein

Speaking of biscuits, Red Lobster‘s are another crowd favorite. While equivalent in calories with Cracker Barrel’s biscuits, Red Lobster’s version is slightly more unhealthy because of its higher sodium and saturated fat content. The hike in sodium is partially from the addition of cheddar cheese.

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Logan’s Roadhouse Yeast Rolls With Butter

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Nutrition (per roll with butter): 210 calories, 18 g fat (5.5 g saturated fat, 0.8 g trans fat), 198 mg sodium, 10 g carbs (0.3 g fiber, 2.7 g sugar), 1.3 g protein

Imagine sinking your teeth into a fluffy roll that’s been graced with a generous swath of melted butter. It’s no wonder this roll from Logan’s Roadhouse—when topped with its whipped butter—packs 18 grams of fat and nearly 6 grams of saturated fat. The whipped butter alone tacks on 130 calories, 15 grams of total fat, and 5 grams of saturated fat. The roll by itself isn’t too bad, but who can resist whipped butter? In fact, two Reese’s Cups actually costs you slightly fewer grams of total fat and saturated fat.


Texas Roadhouse Rolls With Honey Cinnamon Butter

Texas Roadhouse Rolls with cinnamon butterTexas Roadhouse/Facebook

Nutrition (per roll with 1 oz butter): 220 calories, 11 g fat (3 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat), 230 mg sodium, 26 g carbs (1 g fiber, 5 g sugar), 4 g protein

When it comes to iconic rolls served in restaurants, Texas Roadhouse’s signature bread rolls served with honey cinnamon butter are without a doubt one of the most popular. Note that this calculation takes into consideration one ounce of the sweet butter, but without it, the roll itself only amounts to 120 calories and 105 milligrams of sodium. Just like the Logan’s Roadhouse yeast rolls though, we have to ask: How could you resist that butter?


Cracker Barrel’s Corn Muffins

cracker barrel corn muffinsDavid C./Yelp

Nutrition (per muffin): 210 calories, 11 g fat (3 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat), 510 mg sodium, 24 g carbs (4 g fiber, 2 g sugar), 4 g protein

As mentioned above, the Cracker Barrel buttermilk biscuit is joined by the corn muffin, which contains a whopping 210 calories and 510 milligrams of sodium. Remember, the AHA suggests that you consume no more than 2,300 milligrams of sodium per day. If you eat one of these, you essentially wipe out nearly a quarter of your day’s worth of the salty stuff, and that’s before the meal has even begun—and that’s only if you eat one and don’t put any butter on it either.

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