Wholly Guacamole: 100 Calorie Snack Pack Review

I have tried Wholly Guacamole before, but it had been awhile and I didn't want to buy a large pack of this when I am the only one in our house who would eat it, so I bought a 100 calorie snack pack. How convenient!

Wholly Guacamole: Package

I have tried Wholly Guacamole before, but it had been awhile and I didn't want to buy a large pack of this when I am the only one in our house who would eat it, so I bought a 100 calorie snack pack. How convenient!

Wholly Guacamole: Package

Wholly Guacamole is available in several different sized containers and flavors. I bought myself a small snack size, or personal size, container of 2 ounces (57 grams) of the Classic Guacamole variety. The price is fair at only $0.79. It comes in a plastic container that you can easily peel off the top. This is very convenient for travel or to pack in lunches to take to school or work.

The label is mostly yellow and white with purple writing.

The brand name "Wholly Guacamole" appears in white capital letters near the very top of the label and a large bold "100" in purple letters is near the middle, indicating this pack has only 100 calories.

Flavor and Texture

The taste of Wholly Guacamole Classic is just as I remembered from years ago. It is creamy with a few small chunks of avocado, although this doesn't make it "lumpy" by any means. The flavor is mild and buttery with all the ingredients mingling together perfectly. I can detect a hint of onion and garlic, but the real star is, of course, avocado. The color is a typical bright and creamy green tone, just like most guacamole. I think it's delicious and I would certainly buy it again just for the flavor and convenience alone!

Although this product contains jalapeno peppers, it's not spicy. They do offer a spicy version for those who prefer spicy guacamole.

Even though the package isn't very large, it is very fulfilling for one serving and provided enough to keep me satisfied. In my opinion, it's the perfect serving size.

Wholly Guacamole Nutritional Facts

Not only is Wholly Guacamole delicious and easier than making your own, it's also healthy. The Wholly Guacamole 100 Calorie Snack Pack contains, not surprisingly, 100 calories per 2 ounce (57 gram) serving. They contain 10 grams of fat (15% of the Daily Value, but this mostly consists of the good types of fats). It only has 1.5 grams (8% DV) of saturated fat, no trans fat, 1 gram of polyunsaturated fat, and 7 grams of monounsaturated fat. There is no cholesterol in this product, but it does contain 170 mg (7 % DV) of sodium, which is a bit high for a small serving. There is also 330 mg of potassium (9% DV), 5 grams of total carbs (2% DV), which consists of 3 grams of fiber (12% DV) and no sugar.

Wholly Guacamole 100 Calorie Snack Pack in Classic Guacamole flavor also provides 1 gram of protein, 6% DV of vitamin C, 10% DV of vitamin B6, 8% DV of folate, and small amounts of other vitamins and nutrients.

Ingredients

There are no preservatives or artificial ingredients in this product. Per the package, here is a list of ingredients: Hass Avocados, Jalapeno Puree (white vinegar, jalapeno peppers, salt), Dehydrated Onion, Salt, Granulated Garlic.

Other Facts

This product must be kept refrigerated. Wholly Guacamole stays fresh for about 3-4 days, but it can be frozen if not consumed within that time frame. Made in Mexico and distributed by Fresherized Foods in Texas. It is gluten free and vegan.

Wholly Guacamole produces guacamole in several different varieties, from classic, which is my favorite, to organic and spicy, as well as others. The company also manufactures salsa in several varieties and Wholly Queso Classic and Blanco, which are two varieties of cheese dip (suitable for vegetarians but not vegans).

More information is available at EatWholly.com, where you can also find coupons, recipes, store locators and more.

Here's a fun fact from their website: "The avocado tree is a flowering plant. The avocado, is a berry fruit with one large seed in the center. Hass avocado trees descended from a single 'mother tree' which was derived from unknown subspecies of avocado trees. Sadly, the 'mother tree' died of root rot and was cut down in September, 2002. Native to Mexico, the avocado can be traced back to 10,000 BC and known to be part of the Aztec culture."

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Originally published at Factoidz.com.


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