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New Wendy's Flatbreads: Smoky Honey Mustard Edition

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Undaunted by the Burger King veggie and turkey burger debacle I have been perusing various fast food websites in search of a healthy treat. When I happened upon the new Wendy's Flatbread sandwiches my interest was piqued. Offered in two flavors -- Asiago Ranch and Smoky Honey Mustard -- I liked the look of the hearty, grain bread and the relatively low calorie counts (530 and 370, respectively). I had previously enjoyed the Wendy's Asiago Ranch Chicken Sandwich, so I wanted to give the Smoky Honey Mustard flatbread a whirl.

Okay, okay -- 160 fewer calories didn't hurt, either.

My husband was along for the ride on this field trip, and he immediately started sniffing around the bag. "That smells really good," he said. Sitting quietly for a few minutes. he then asked, "So...are you going to eat the whole thing? I can help if you don't like it."

Marriage really is about selflessness.

I was immediately impressed upon unwrapping the flatbread--the bread was rich-looking, with big, visible whole grains. The vegetables were beautiful--dark green greens! Bright red tomatoes! And the chicken looked like actual freaking chicken, not the smooth, McNugget-grade processed stuff. The flavors and textures were superb--this is easily one of the finest fast food sandwiches I've ever tried. The chicken was moist, and the vegetables tasted as fresh as they looked. The multi-grain flatbread was simply wonderful, with a hearty, nutty flavor that came through even with the smoky-and-sweet honey mustard sauce.

You guys! Eat this! I'm totally serious -- you are going to love it.


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