Now that the kids are getting out of school, that means coming up with more healthy snack ideas. No worries, there are tons of natural products that make putting together a delicious and nutritious snack a breeze. Check out some of our favorites and watch our upcoming segment on Colorado’s Best TV! It’s on Channel 2 in Denver!
All lines of Snikiddy Snacks are vegetarian and gluten and wheat free. No artificial colors or preservatives, high fructose corn syrup, trans fats, hydrogenated oils, or cholesterol. Plus, the best part is that they are absolutely delicious. We especially like Eat Your Vegetables™ which are the newest snack line from Snikiddy. They contain a full serving of veggies in each ounce serving (13 chips). www.snikiddy.com
Fiona’s Granola is lovingly baked in small batches using all natural ingredients such as organic grains and agave nectar. Because it is high in protein and fiber, naturally sweetened, low in fat and sugar, and contains no cholesterol, it’s a great choice for breakfast or anytime you desire a healthy energy boost! The NEW Gluten-Free Granolas are vegan, soy free, salt free, sweetened only with pure, organic agave nectar, low glycemic and made without fillers, preservatives, additives, or flavorings. www.fionasgranola.com
This healthy, yummy yoghurt comes from an Aussie tradition brought to Colorado by two passionate brothers. The yoghurt features all natural ingredients and rBgh free milk (cows not treated with growth hormones) directly from Morning Fresh Dairy, which has been family owned since 1894. www.noosayoghurt.com
Justin’s Nut Butters
This Colorado company only uses the highest quality natural and organic ingredients that are sustainably harvested and found as locally as possible to make their delicious array of nutbutters, peanut butter cups and bars. Products include classic peanut and almond butter and innovative varieties such as Chocolate Hazelnut and Maple Almond. www.justinsnutbutter.com
Finally a healthy soda option! Oogave is an organic soda sweetened only with agave nectar. Using agave instead of cane sugar or corn syrup keeps Oogave lower calorie (100 calories per 12 oz of Oogave in comparison to 130-150 for other natural sodas) and also low glycemic (say goodbye to those sugar highs). The soda is also caffeine free, gluten free and contains no preservatives. Refreshing options include Watermelon Cream, Agave Cola, Strawberry Rhubarb and Ginger Ale. www.oogave.com