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Jan 27, 2011 02:59 PM

Fat-free / Low-fat versions that taste better than their "full fat" versions?

Just talking taste here, not any claimed caloric, health, nutritional, etc. benefits (or lack thereof).

Personally, I like the Reduced Fat Wheat Thins and Triscuits better than their regular versions.

I think 2% Fage is better than the regular full fat version.

I like Baked Lays better than regular Lays.

I like Baked Kettle Chips (esp. the Salt & Vinegar) better than the regular version.


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  1. They don't make them any longer but Milky Way Light fit into this category for me.

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    1. re: obsessed with food

      The zero fat Greek yogurt by Trader Joe's is so rich I couldn't imagine wanting something richer...and I love rich!

    2. I agree on the Greek yogurt.

      Also, I prefer reduced fat oreos. I like the filling better.

      1. I agree about the wheat thins and triscuits. They just seem crunchier to me. I also like the reduced fat ruffles. They are not so greasy and the ones with the sea salt are good as well.

        1. Skim milk is WAY better than whole milk - much more thirst-quenching!

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          1. re: jbsiegel

            I don't drink milk (although I cook with it).

            But I definitely prefer nonfat chocolate milk to regular chocolate milk. Just tastes so much more chocolately.

            1. re: jbsiegel

              I definitely agree that skim milk tastes better.
              I also prefer low fat sour cream to regular.

              1. re: invinotheresverde

                I agree about the sour cream as well....I mostly always use the fat free sour cream, and like it as well, if not better than the higher fat versions.

              2. re: jbsiegel

                +1 on the skim milk, and I prefer almond milk to skim...which is even less calories!

                1. re: jbsiegel

                  definitely agree with that. I drink a glass (or two) of skim milk with chocolate syrup mixed in every morning. I once bought 1% and couldn't drink it, tasted too rich to me.

                  Thinking about it.. I buy all my dairy products low far or fat free. Part skim ricotta & mozarella and only fat free cottage cheese and Greek yogurt. I aso prefer the lowfat frozen yogurt or double churned stuff to regular ice cream.

                2. I do not like Oreos.. but my sister swears the Reduced Fat Oreos are superior to regular Oreos.