There is a common misconception that snacking is unhealthy. Well, we are here to prove that myth wrong! With some proper education and smart picking, snacking can be healthy. Let us provide you with our current top 10 smart snacking options!
Tara started SmartSweets after her love affair with candy turned into an unhealthy relationship with food, and she experienced the negative effects excess sugar has on our health. She tried to eat less sugar, but that only led her to crave candy even more, sparking her quest to Kick Sugar, Keep Candy. After spending months recipe testing in her kitchen with a gummy bear mould from Amazon, she innovated the first delicious candy - without all the sugar.
When they couldn’t find a delicious cheese snack, they decided to make one- from their very own award-winning cheese. They’re all cheese fanatics at Whisps HQ, but they leave it to their master cheesemakers to craft every one of their artisanal cheese to perfection. When you only have one key single ingredient you need to make sure it’s the best. They are on a mission to put real cheese back in snacking! Whisps are also a great snack for those following a keto diet.
You and your coworkers will love eating these treats, and you can feel great that they are full of good ingredients, with no cholesterol or trans-fat. All Homefree treats are Non-GMO Verified. They want everyone to be able to join in when treats are served. So, all Homefree treats are also certified Vegan (by Vegan Action) and Kosher Pareve (by OK). And of course, Homefree treats are always certified gluten free, and always free of peanuts, tree nuts, eggs, dairy, and wheat.
Back in 2007, foodie and founder, Matt Hunt, and his wife, Hayley, began looking for a fresh, natural and healthy snack. Something that was simple and tasty, but different from everything else. At their local market they saw tubs of ripe, plump, local-grown olives - and the light bulb went on and OLOVES was born. OLOVES are all natural, low calories, kosher, vegan and nut free.
Oh Snap! Pickling Co.
OH SNAP! takes pickling to a whole new dimension. They turn fresh veggies and fruit into convenient grab 'n go snacks. Their innovative process ensures that their products stay cold and are never heated, to keep that extra crisp crunch people love. There is also no added brine, so less mess! Which makes it easy to enjoy a healthy snack in the office!
Clean ingredients take work. Lots of work. But Lesser Evil doesn’t lose their Zen over it. They embrace it by being one with their factory in Danbury, CT. Lesser Evil’s mission is to make the tastiest snacks in the world from the highest quality ingredients. But how do they do that? By thoroughly vetting their vendors, taking special care to source from the world’s best and cleanest.
Skinny Dipped snacks nourish your body and your spirit. Founders Breezy and Val believe everyone deserves to eat the kind of delicious, nutritious and clean food they were fortunate enough to share with their own families and friends. As a women-founded company, they are committed to raising up and supporting women and the children they care for in both their local communities and around the globe. Because no one, especially a child, deserves to go without love or food.
Think Jerky only uses sustainably-raised 100% grass-fed beef or 100% natural turkey that have no added hormones or antibiotics. All of their ingredients are gluten-free and paleo friendly. Each flavor of Think Jerky is a unique recipe crafted by a different celebrity Chef. Their Chef-crafted recipes only use restaurant quality ingredients that you would find in any Chefs kitchen.
SkinnyPop Popcorn was founded in 2010 with a simple premise: people deserve snacks that taste delicious AND are good for them. The result was the best tasting popcorn with the fewest, cleanest and simplest ingredients possible: just popcorn kernels, sunflower oil, and salt.
Rip Van Wafels
Rip Van Wafels were created out of a dorm room in 2012. Rip and Marco were tired of eating the same old snacks and frustrated that the big cookie brands were doing nothing to reduce the high sugar and empty calories in their products. They set out to create a better cookie; one that’s lower in sugar, high fiber, and uniquely delicious - a healthier take on the Dutch stroopwafel.
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