Hippeas Puffs Review.*

[Gifted/AD: I was gifted these, in exchange for a review.]

Now, I will confess; I do not really enjoy trying new things. I know what I like, what I dislike, and I’m quite happy that way, thank you very much. But when I saw Hippeas Puffs, I was intrigued, and wanted to try them. Needless to say, I was pleasantly surprised.
These are essentially crisps-more a ‘puff’-made from what I understand to be chickpeas. (But I’m not sure about that!)
We need to talk about the yellow. On a supermarket shelf, yellow stands out, particularly something that is not too gaudy, and not too like a canary. I love the branding of these Puffs-simply because they are cool, and more than just a little bit edgy. Plus, look at this box. What’s not to love?!

There also is not a lot made about the fact that these are chickpeas; for a lot of other vegetable-based brands, there is a big deal made about that some ingredients are ‘veggie’. Now, I don’t particularly like vegetables, but I eat them as part of a healthy lifestyle. Why would I want to have this continually put in front of me? This is why I like Hippeas; they make vegetables cooler than most other brands.
The product:

Talk about Voluminous!
There are several different flavours to try:

  • In herbs we trust.
  • Sweet and smokin’
  • Far out fajita
  • Pepper power

There’s something for everyone here! (Even me, the fussy vegetable eater…) My first piece of feedback would have to be that the actual bag can sometimes be a little bit empty; additionally, several people who I shared these with commented on the same issue. For a snack that is so light, there could be more put into each bag-because believe me, that’s not necessarily going to abait hunger! (No one would judge you if you took a second bag, right?)
My favorite flavours would have to be Sweet and smokin’-just like me, ha ha!-and Far out fajita. These are by far the best flavours, I feel, simply because they have enough flavour to satisfy you; they are not too overpowering, neither are they too strong. In Herbs We Trust by contrast-what a great name!-was a little bit too smelly for me, which put me off a little bit. I also initially liked Pepper Power but it was too strong for me a day later, having had a large glass of water. (The smell and the semi burning feel!)
So, I guess the Jury is out.
But I’ve found one of my new favourite snacks; and these have got to be better than something sugar based, right? (I’m not sure, so be sure to check this-the question was rhetorical.) I’m going to put one of these in my handbag whenever I know that I’ll be out and about, without a lot of time for food. They are convenient, yummy, good for you. I’m on board!
Rating: 13/15
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  1. April 27, 2017 / 5:25 pm

    These sound really yummy, Lydia! I am a big fan of the bright yellow branding too – and the flavour names are really fun! Thanks for sharing!
    Abbey 😘

  2. April 27, 2017 / 6:01 pm

    Hi, I’ve seen these a lot lately but need to check them out to try. Are they dairy free? Thanks, Chloe #TeacupClub

    • April 27, 2017 / 6:03 pm

      I’m not sure-I assume so?-maybe check the website, or tweet at them.

  3. Tiffany Rawling (@TiffanyRawling)
    April 27, 2017 / 5:34 pm

    I keep seeing these all over my social media at the moment! They look so nice, I am obsessed with crisps so these seem like a much healthier alternative!
    Tiffany x

    • April 27, 2017 / 5:37 pm

      Much healthier, and they taste lovely!

  4. Corinne & Kirsty 🌸 (@corinnekirsty)
    April 27, 2017 / 7:30 pm

    snacks are not really my things coz I know myself. If I start with one crisps, I’ll end up eating the all bag! THey look quite yummy! xx corinne

    • April 27, 2017 / 7:34 pm

      Yummy enough to eat many at a time!

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