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My Cheap Lunch: PC Blue Menu Chili

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Posted by : Catherine Jheon, Fri, Feb 19 2010

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If you've been glued to the TV watching the Winter Games like I've been, you've no doubt you've seen the ad featuring Galen Weston talking about President's Choice Blue Menu products.

So today I'm reviewing an item from their healthier Blue Menu which apparently has more of the good stuff: omega 3, fibre and less of the bad stuff: calories, fat and sodium.

From the over 400 products in their PC Blue Menu line, I tried the vegetarian chili. (I wasn't quite ready to do the meat version, -- canned meat isn't really my thing you know?) To be honest, I was a bit skeptical. I tend to avoid instant and microwavable foods, partly because I live with someone who is a certifiable microwave-phobe - I kid you not.

But before I knew it, I had demolished my microwavable container of vegetarian chili. It had good texture and a nice flavour. I also liked that it wasn't too salty. And at $2.50 a pop, it made for an economical and convenient lunch.

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Posted: Fri, Feb 19 2010 by Catherine Jheon
Filed under: Food Products

Get to know:Catherine Jheon

Hi food lovers, I'm the managing editor of foodnetwork.ca. I've been writing and working in the food world for almost a decade! I'm always ready to explore new tastes and ideas so drop me a line with anything food related to share.

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