Food We Can Rely On: Snack Reviews


snack and drink guide

Sometimes it’s hard to trust food these days, with questionable ingredients lurking about. So we’ve created Healthy Magazine’s food guide.

Snacks

Munk Pack Oatmeal Fruit Squeeze (Healthy Magazine Favorite)

Whole grain, gluten free oats and fruit make these portable snacks a delicious and healthy option. Our favorite flavors are apple quinoa cinnamon and maple pear quinoa.

Find it at munkpack.com ($14.99 for 6-pack)

Alpendough

Pre-made vegan cookie dough is a rare find. Safe to eat raw, the dough is made from whole grain oat flour, coconut oil, evaporated cane juice, and other great ingredients. And yes, it is dairy free and egg free.

Find it at veganessential.com ($6.99)

Gaea Olive Snack Packs

Delicious olives from Greece without preservatives or additives and the lowest salt content. Plus the package is resealable. Available at select grocery stores.

18 Rabbits Granola

Cashew, ancient grain & cacao nib granola. Sound tantalizing? Well it’s also organic and soy free.

Find it at 18rabbits.com ($7.00 for 11 oz pouch)

tandoori popcornLiving Intentions Tandoori Turmeric Popcorn

We love this fresh take on popcorn, with spices like coriander, cumin and chilies. We also love that this brand doesn’t carry any strange ingredients or preservatives. They also put probiotics in their popcorn, which is pretty cool.

Find it at most grocery stores or health food stores, or at livingintentions.com.


Drinks

Love Beets Beet Juice (Healthy Magazine Favorite)

Beets are full of great stuff like antioxidants and nitrates. The Love Beets brand makes juice with no added sugars, artificial colors or preservatives, and it’s awesome. And if you’re a smoothie person, try their 100% pure beetroot powder (the powder is also good for yogurt, sauces, oatmeal, and baked goods).

Find it at select grocery stores, and at lovebeets.com (about $5.00/bottle)

The Pickle Juice Company Pickle Juice Sport

Some people like the taste of pickle juice. Some people hate it. Either way, it can be good at preventing cramps, and as a sports drink in general.

Find it at www.picklepower.com ($24.99 for 12X16 oz bottles)

Cooking Ingredients

Oleumm 8 Oil

Oleumm 8 is a gourmet cooking oil made from non-genetically modified extra virgin olive oil, camleina oil, chia seed oil, sacha inchi oil, rice bran oil, flaxseen oil, avocado oil and hemp seed oil. Check it out at oleumm8.com.

4th & Heart Ghee Butter

Also known as clarified butter, ghee butter provides a higher percentage of good fats than regular butter. It also has a high heat cooking characteristic that makes it useful, as well as excellent shelf stability. Plus, it’s dairy free and lactose free because of how it’s made. 4th & Heart Ghee Butter is available at select grocery stores, such as Whole Foods or online at fourthandheart.com ($14.99 for 9 oz. jar).

 

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