get the munchies

get the munchies

To become insatiably hungry so that one has the urge to continuously eat, especially snack foods. The term is often used to describe one of the stereotypical effects of marijuana use. When I get the munchies, I just can't stop eating—it's one snack after another.
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In AsapTHOUGHT's video, "Why Do You Get The Munchies," hosts Greg Brown and Mitch Moffit break down this annoying problem.
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Also, fill baggies with your fave snacks so you'll have stuff to nibble on when you get the munchies (pack enough to share).
I didn't find what I was looking for, so I created a simple, delicious alternative and packaged it in small, easy-to-carry, re-sealable bags - ideal for taking to the gym, on a hike, or simply keeping at home for when you get the munchies.