Disclosure: I’ve partnered with Hillshire to bring you this review. Our partnership could include Hillshire providing me w/content, product, access or other forms of payment. As always, the opinions in this post are mine, and I would honestly tell you if these snacks weren’t worth your money – but they are – they are yummy!
Going grocery shopping isn’t easy though. What classifies as a snack and why aren’t there good snacking options out there? Hillshire knew we were all in need of something so they made their Hillshire Snacking plates!
Before you start thinking, “Aren’t these like those other refrigerated meat and cheese options” Um NO! They aren’t. Those “lunches” targeted at kids, don’t offer premium meats, bold flavors, and real organic made toasted rounds.
With the new snacking line from Hillshire Snacking, they’ve created unique, elevated snacking options, – and now they want to celebrate the unique ways we all live, eat and enjoy life.
The “small plate” was actually quite filling and delicious. My Italian husband was quite impressed too and said he would have never guessed the meat didn’t come from the deli counter. The spices in the meat were present but not overpowering or spicy. The Gouda cheese was soft, tasted fresh and the furthest thing from a processed cheese taste you might expect. I would love to see a Smoked Gouda option because that’s one of my favorite cheeses and would just add that much more yum to this plate.
I appreciate how thick and toasted the rounds were but I found them too crunchy. When I took a bite almost always the round would break apart into smaller pieces. Of course that didn’t change the taste but I would have liked if I could take a clean bite instead of worrying about crumbs or if half the round will fall if I don’t catch it after a bite.
Having a great snack option out there (or probably complete lunch or dinner in my case) makes me super happy. Hillshire Snacking plates and chickens don’t break the bank, they don’t require me to try to find time to prep and cook, and I am left filled up and ready to take on the rest of my day. I can’t wait to taste the other choices and try the chicken bite and sauce pairs next!
Hillshire is hosting a huge giveaway and all you have to do to enter is tweet them @hillshiresnacks using hashtag #UNIQUEWAY and share something you do like no one else. There’s over 70 weekly prizes, some of which are vouchers for these snacks!