The Good: Does not taste bad
The Bad: Very bland, Not incredible on the nutrition or expense front
The Basics: Mini Nut-Thins Hint Of Sea Salt snacks are a weird, somewhat disappointing, cracker.
My wife and I have been trying a number of new things lately and with some of them, she has been spot on with her assessment. A few crackers into the box of Blue Diamond Mini Nut-Thins Hint Of Sea Salt crackers, she grumbled "why does everyone try to do everything?!" And she stopped eating the crackers. I can absolutely understand her perspective; Blue Diamond makes great nuts. If the Mini Nut-Thins Hint Of Sea Salt are any indication, they should stick with the nut market and leave crackers alone!
Blue Diamond Mini Nut-Thins Hint Of Sea Salt crackers are a fairly new product. The crackers are each 1 3/16" in diameter and a hair over 1/16" thick. Each cracker is slightly textured, but mostly flat. The Mini Nut-Thins Hint Of Sea Salt crackers are white and spotted. The surface of the Mini Nut-Thins Hint Of Sea Salt crackers is glazed and contains the salt.
The standard box of Mini Nut-Thins Hint Of Sea Salt crackers is 4.25 oz. That represents approximately five serving. The bag within the box does little to protect the crackers from breakage, but these crackers do not seem to be very susceptible to breakage.
Ease Of Preparation
Mini Nut-Thins Hint Of Sea Salt crackers are very easy to consume. These are a ready-to-eat snack food and one need only open the liner inside the box, pull out twenty-seven crackers and start eating them!
The Mini Nut-Thins Hint Of Sea Salt crackers smell faintly of nuts. The faint almond scent has a slightly burnt quality to it, but it is very mild. The aroma from the Blue Diamond Mini Nut-Thins Hint Of Sea Salt is very mild.
In the mouth, the Mini Nut-Thins Hint Of Sea Salt crackers are vaguely salty with a hint of buttery flavor to them. The flavor is in offensive, but they taste like a blend of almonds and flour. These lack anything potent or compelling in their flavor.
Mini Nut-Thins Hint Of Sea Salt crackers have no real aftertaste to them, though they leave a slightly dry sensation in the mouth when the last of them is consumed.
Mini Nut-Thins Hint Of Sea Salt crackers are fairly nutritious, though the cracker market has not (apparently) caught up with breakfast cereals; there are no added nutrients sprayed onto these crackers to attempt to artificially boost their nutritional value. As a result, the health benefits of the Mini Nut-Thins Hint Of Sea Salt crackers stand solely on their (mostly) natural and recognizable ingredients. These crackers are made primarily of rice flour, almonds and potato starch. There is actually nothing in the ingredient list that is not natural or recognizable, which is good.
A single serving of Mini Nut-Thins Hint Of Sea Salt crackers is considered twenty-seven crackers (21 grams). In a full serving, there are 90 calories, 15 of which come from fat. On the plus side, there no saturated fat, nor any cholesterol in a full serving. For those watching their carbs, the Mini Nut-Thins Hint Of Sea Salt crackers can be eaten while on a keytogenic diet as these crackers have 17 grams of carbohydrates, with a gram of dietary fiber (16 net carbs). There are 2 grams of Protein in the Mini Nut-Thins Hint Of Sea Salt crackers and trace amounts of Calcium and Iron (2% RDA, each). On the plus side, while these crackers might not contribute a lot to one's daily nutritional needs, they do not detract at all from eating healthy!
The Mini Nut-Thins Hint Of Sea Salt crackers are marked as gluten-free! They contain milk in the natural flavorings, so they are not Vegan-compliant! I am not certain why, but I could not find any indication that the Mini Nut-Thins Hint Of Sea Salt crackers were considered Kosher (there is no marking for that on the box!).
Mini Nut-Thins Hint Of Sea Salt crackers are easy to keep fresh, provided they are kept in a cool, dry environment. When one is not eating the crackers, it helps to close the plastic bag they are in to keep moisture out. Kept such, our bag would not have expired until June 1, 2018, so these do not have the longest shelf life in the world!
Cleaning up after the Mini Nut-Thins Hint Of Sea Salt crackers is generally easy; the crumbs may be wiped up fairly easily.
Mini Nut-Thins Hint Of Sea Salt crackers are a bland disappointment.
For other crackers, please check out my reviews of:
Good Thins The Beet One Sweet Balsamic Vinegar & Sea Salt
Full Circle Ranch Soy Crisps
Triscuit Dill Sea Salt & Olive Oil Crackers
For other food reviews, please visit my Food Review Index Page for an organized listing of all the food reviews I have written!
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