Snack Chats

9December, 2016

Dark Chocolate Honey Mints from Trader Joe’s

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When you were a kid, did your mom ever give you a spoonful of honey as a healthy treat? My mom was kind of a health food nut, even back in the 70’s when eating honey, carob, and juicing was more obscure. If there had been a Trader Joe’s in our area back then, she

11November, 2016

Dark Cacao Macaroons from Emmy’s Organics

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You have heard the sayings, “less is more,” or “great things come in small packages,” right? Finding a healthful cookie with a dream nutritional profile is next to impossible, let’s be honest. So, the next best thing is to enjoy the best quality you can find in small doses. Emmy’s Organics makes a great line

23September, 2016

Zesty Nacho Air-Dried Kale Chips from Trader Joe’s

By |September 23rd, 2016|Snack Chats|0 Comments

Finding a good kale chip that isn’t loaded with the wrong kind of added oils and sodium from
processing can be a little challenging. But Trader Joe’s has come up with a pretty great solution. Their Zesty Nacho Kale Chips are an air-dried kale chip that is raw and vegan. Fresh kale pieces are dehydrated at very low temperatures to

9August, 2016

Suzie’s Thin Rice Cakes a Lower-Carb Alternative

By |August 9th, 2016|Snack Chats|0 Comments

Finding satisfying snacks that are low-carb or carb-free is a common challenge with many of our clients. Suzie’s Thin rice cakes deliver the satiating crunch of a rice cake, but just scaled down a bit when it comes to the thickness and the carbohydrates!

Suzie’s Thin Cakes are about a third the thickness of a traditional rice

1July, 2016

Crispy Green Freeze Dried Fruit

By |July 1st, 2016|Snack Chats, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Calling all candy addicts and crunch junkies! Crispy Green has a product Crispy Green Freeze Dried Fruit that might become your new BFF.

There are seven Crispy Green Freeze Dried Fruit varieties in all: apple, asian pears, bananas, pineapple, mango, tangerine, and cantaloupe. These snacks are nothing more than freeze dried fruit. I tried the mangos,

8June, 2016

Mary’s Gone Crackers- Super Seed

By |June 8th, 2016|Snack Chats|0 Comments

Seeds are a great way to get protein, omega fats, fiber, and other nutrients, while adding that revered “crunch” that so many people long for in a snack. Mary’s Gone Crackers introduces a variety of gluten free, whole grain, vegan crackers that can fill that cracker void with the kind of nutrition your body can actually

2June, 2015

Trader Joe’s Go Raw Trek Mix

By |June 2nd, 2015|Snack Chats|0 Comments

Nuts and seeds are such a delicious way to get Omega fatty acids while maximizing flavor and satiety. Trader Joe’s has a wonderful selection of nuts and seeds, but one of my favorites is the Go Raw Trek Mix. This simple, yet unprocessed, mix brings together raw nuts like almonds (full of Vitamin E), walnuts

23April, 2015

Go Raw Chocolate

By |April 23rd, 2015|Snack Chats|0 Comments

Being a chocolate lover myself, I have been on a quest to find the most minimally processed, best tasting chocolate with the richest flavor. Go Raw Chocolate fits that bill nicely with just two ingredients: raw organic cacao and raw organic agave nectar. Raw cacao, often touted as a “Superfood,” is filled with nutrients like

6March, 2015

Flackers

By |March 6th, 2015|Snack Chats|0 Comments

There are many options for snack items for those of us who have had the pleasure of going gluten free, however, many of these foods are grain based and have multiple food additives, making the food more processed and less healthy to consume.

Enter Flackers! This food was designed by a doctor who wanted to bring

6March, 2015

Epic Bison Bacon-Cranberry Bar

By |March 6th, 2015|Snack Chats|0 Comments

With so many nutritional bar options out in the marketplace, the Epic Bison Bar provides a unique protein option. It is made with 100% grass fed bison, uncured bacon (meaning that it contains no nitrates or nitrites-chemicals harmful to our health) so you are receiving a clean source of animal protein to help fuel your

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