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Taco Bell Menu Revamp

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To say that Taco Bell is a guilty pleasure would imply that I feel bad about eating it. Despite your feelings on Taco Bell, there is always a moment where that delicious faux-Mexican food just hits the spot. I don’t ever feel bad about eating it , though I DO feel bad after eating it, the shame is real, and my 30 something year old body is just not made for that type of food anymore.

Today, Taco Bell released that they will be removing approximately a dozen items from their menu August 13 and adding two new items. Admittedly my heart skipped a beat as I combed the list to see what was being removed. Was I going to have to say goodbye to Taco Bell forever if they removed my beloved Crunch Wrap? I let out a sigh of relief as I reached the bottom of the list, but does your favorite item make the cut?

Taco Bell is removing the following items:

  • Grilled Steak Soft Taco
  • 7-Layer Burrito
  • Quesarito
  • Nachos Supreme
  • Beefy Fritos Burrito
  • Spicy Tostada
  • Triple Layer Nachos
  • Spicy Potato Soft Taco
  • Cheesy Fiesta Potatoes
  • Loaded Grillers
  • Chips & Dips (WHAT!?)
  • Mini Skillet Bowls

They are adding a $5 Grande Nachos Box and a Beef Burrito (was this really not a thing?). Also recently they added the Grilled Cheese Burrito, which I will say I was VERY underwhelmed with. Check out the new menu board below.

I won’t lie, I wouldn’t be sad if they brought back the nacho fries and the naked chicken chips as full time participants – a girl can dream. Also can we talk about the Cinnabon Delights? Does anyone actually order those? Can we get a new dessert item, Taco Bell? Now THAT would be exciting, and I would be more than happy to help to workshop and taste test these ideas.

What is your favorite Taco Bell item? Let me know in the comments! Happy Friday y’all if that means something to you, live long and bring back Volcano Sauce.

July 17, 2020

I’m still here…

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Well hello there. Long time no see. I bet some of you are wondering what happened to me – heck even some of you have sent me emails asking if I was okay, which I truly appreciate. Have a I lost interest in the blog? Not in the slightest. Have I changed my eating habits and no longer eat as much junk food? Yeah right. The old expression “When it rains, it pours.” has been very much a true statement for the last month or so.

Some of you might know, some might not, I work for a uniform company that services the law enforcement, fire and ems workforce, and I am sure you can imagine how busy that gets. We have had a few academies starting over the last month, so my time has been spent trying to keep up with the workload. I work in shipping and receiving, so all uniforms pass through my hands in some form, and I have been working overtime to keep up, as I am the only person that does what I do. I am thankful that the people I work with try to help as much as they can by covering some of the other tasks that encompass my workload like calling customers to tell them that their order is ready, and helping me unpack boxes, but for the most part, my day starts promptly at 9 am and I don’t stop until the clock ticks 5:30. For a while, I was writing reviews on my half our lunch break, but I found it was hard to concentrate when all I could think about what was what I needed to accomplish before the end of the day.

On top of that add a family member in the ICU at the end of June (who is currently still in the hospital, but out of the ICU), a dental issue that we can’t seem to find the root cause of (get it, root cause, dental.. ha.) Animal Crossing New Leaf, putting down my cat of 19 years, I pretty much spend every moment that I am awake, everywhere but in front of my computer. Most days I feel like I am being drug behind a horse and I am just holding on. But I am still here. I still read your comments, your blog posts, your emails, but some days just don’t remember to respond, and for that I am sorry.

I have a lot of food to review. A LOT. You should see my stash, its like a junk food hoarders dream. So please don’t give up on my little blog. I have a lot to share, and my focus is to make some time to share it all with you.

Also – I know some of you get graze boxes, and I am getting kind of burnt out on them – any suggestions for a new food subscription that doesn’t cost a fortune? Leave me a link!

Anyways, its the 4th, so to all of my American readers, enjoy your day off (if you have it off) and blow some stuff up… just not your limbs, that would be bad.

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July 4, 2013

The Nosh Show – A Podcast

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Evening food friends! I had planned on bringing you something tasty today to talk about – but it seems as if my stomach begs to differ. In the interim, give your eyes a rest and give your ears a workout and check out this fancy pants new podcast!


It is a podcast that encompasses all things junk foodie brought to you by some of my favorite bloggers. Who you might ask? Eric from Junk Food Guy, Marvo from The Impulsive Buy, Ryan from Grub Grade, and last but not least Dubba from On Second Scoop.

So give it a whirl! Check out The Nosh Show for more details on how to listen!

See you all tomorrow!

May 6, 2013

News Scoop

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Here are a few news tidbits for this week in junk food :

Lays “Do Us A Flavor” voting is still open for the 3 finalists for the Lays contest – Which is your favorite?

– Want to feel old? McDonalds Chicken Nuggets turn 30 this year. How did we live before 1983?

– Can’t get enough of the Doritos Locos Tacos? Did you know that this has been the biggest food release in the history of Taco Bell? Doritos Locos Tacos have been so popular that they have created 15,000 jobs since their release. Loco.

Annie’s plans on adding Cheddar Squares and Graham Crackers to its organic line this year. Sounds delicious!

Green Giant is leaving the freezer aisle and heading to your local chip section with their new offerings of tortilla chips and sweet potato chips.

Hostess lovers rejoice – their new owners plan to have Twinkies back on store shelves by summer of this year.

April 3, 2013