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Nova Chips

The first ever multi-grain snack for Jack ‘n Jill, Nova gives a new taste and new look on how people perceive chips. Made from wheat, corn, oats and rice, people can now eat chips without the guilt. Jack 'n Jill released this line of product to the public in order to cater to the more health-conscious consumers. [1]

A large bag of Nova contains approximately 3 servings and each serving has 13% RDA of saturated fats, carbohydrates at 7% RDA and fiber at 8% RDA. Sodium content of this chips is at 70mg or 3% RDA per serving.



Nova Chips Recipes

Jack ‘n Jill even presents other recipes that can be used with their multi-grain snack such as the Nova Crusted Fish Cake and the Fruity Oatmeal Treats. With just a few more ingredients added to their famous country cheddar snack, more and more people can enjoy snacks that do not only have a unique flavour, but also have the needed health benefits. [2]


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Nova Crusted Fish Cake

Ingredients:

80 gms. fish fillet (2 slices)

juice from 1 pc calamansi

salt and pepper

10 gms Jack 'n Jill Nova Chips Country Cheddar, crushed

Procedure:

1. Season fish fillet with calamansi juice, salt, and pepper.

2. Coat fish with crushed Nova Chips.

3. Pan grilled, until golden brown.

4. Serve with mashed kamote.

5. Garnish with parsley sauce.


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Fruity Oatmeal Treats

Ingredients:

1-1/2 cup oatmeal

1 cup cornflakes

1/2 pack Jack 'n Jill Nova Chips Country Cheddar

1/4 cup raisins

130 g fruit cocktail

6 pcs crackers

1/2 cup water

1/4 cup low fat butter

1/2 cup brown sugar

Procedure:

1. Melt the butter and brown sugar in a pan. Set aside.

2. In a mixing bowl, put all the dry ingredients. Lightly crush.

3. Pour in the butter mixture with the dry ingredients. Mix.

4. When slightly cool, mold the mixture to your desired shape.

5. Toast it for 10 minutes or until golden brown. Serve.



Nova also presents two delectable, nutritious, low-calorie meals concocted by Slimmers' World nutritionists for "LOW-CAL-y-FIT," its first exhibit of healthy and convenient food plans using readily available ingredients. These recipes include tuna shawarma and pasta minestrone soup using Nova Multi-grain Snacks. [3]


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TUNA SHAWARMA (with Nova Multigrain snacks)

Ingredients:

30 gms tuna flakes in brine

1 pc Pita bread

1 tbsp hot sauce

10 gms Nova Multigrain chips Homestyle BBQ flavor, crushed

1 tsp onion, finely chopped

1 tsp garlic, finely chopped

salt to taste

ground pepper to taste

Procedure:

Drain tuna flakes in brine. In a mixing bowl, combine all ingredients and stuff in pita bread.

Makes 2 servings.


Kcalorie: 238.25

Carbohydrates: 39.75g

Protein: 12.7g

Fat: 3.39 g


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PASTA MINESTRONE SOUP:

Ingredients:

2 tbsp fresh coconut oil

1 tbsp chopped onions

1 pc carrot, peeled and sliced

1/2 cup green peas

1 cup corn kernel

3 pcs tomatoes, seeded and sliced

2 cups elbow macaroni

2 pcs beef broth cubes

7 cups water

1 cup milk

3 pcs Nova Multigrain chips, Country Cheddar flavor

salt and pepper to taste

Procedure:

Saute onions and tomatoes in oil until transparent. Pour water and bring to boil, then add the macaroni. Add beef broth cubes, milk, corn, carrots, and green peas. Season with salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Remove from heat. Serve hot with Nova Multigrain chip toppings. Makes 10 servings.


Kcal: 162.26

Carbohydrates: 22.45g

Protein: 8.67g

Fat: 3.8g



New Flavor

With the all-time favorite country cheddar flavor comes a new appetizing and even healthier one called the Nova Chips Summer Salad.

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Now, more and more wellness-conscious snackers can enjoy the newest flavor that Nova Chips offers. Packed with the same health benefits as the other flavors, Summer Salad gives a new experience to munchers everywhere.

This uniquely flavored chips is available in 40g buddy pack and 78g family pack sizes in leading supermarkets and food outlets nationwide. [4]



Availability

Nova chips, together with other Universal Robina Corp. products such as Piattos and Chippy are available in all leading department stores, groceries, sari-sari stores and vending machines nation-wide.


References:


http://www.universalrobina.com/2007/02/06/stay-trim-and-healthy-this-new-year-with-nova/

http://www.universalrobina.com/2006/01/30/novas-healthy-post-holiday-dishes/

http://www.universalrobina.com/2006/12/12/guilt-free-snacking-with-new-nova-summer-salad/