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Stuff We Love | January

Posted by Cat Canada on

Ready to kick off the new year healthy and happy? We are!!!

It’s a brand new year–the perfect time to focus on healthier eating habits… Have you heard? Snacking is on trend, so take a smart approach… Did someone say snacks?! We’re all in!!! In addition to giving you important nutrients during the day, snacking smart also helps to control your hunger before you get to the dinner table. You’ll feel satisfied with a more proportioned meal without leaving you feeling hungry afterwards.

The key is to snack smart on foods with fiber, protein and other nutrients that won’t fill you up with empty calories–like ARCTIC ZERO Fit Frozen Desserts, of course! Also, snack on foods that aren’t loaded with sugars and artificial ingredients, but are delightfully delicious to keep your taste buds happy.

Excited to try some of our faves?

We put together ten of our favorite natural snacks to help you start the year out on a healthy kick! Learn more about each snack below, then hop on Facebook or Instagram and ENTER TO WIN this awesome 2017 Smart Snacks Gift Basket! There will be one winner per channel, so twice the chances of scoring BIG!!!

Bare Apple Chips (Fuji & Reds)

Made with real apples and nothing else, these baked, fat-free crunchy snacks are bursting with the crave-ably apple-ly goodness you can’t get enough of. A good source of fiber, Bare Apple Chips have no oil, gluten, added sugar or preservatives.

Emerald 100 Calorie Packs (Sriracha Cashews, Salt & Pepper Cashews and Dry Roasted Almonds)

Perfect for when you’re on the go, these smart snack packs are perfectly proportioned at just 100 calories each and come in unique and fun flavors. We’re absolutely nuts for these nuts!

HIPPEAS (White Cheddar)

These tasty little chickpea puffs have 4 grams of protein and 3 grams of fiber. Made with positively good vibes, they’re gluten free, vegan and USDA organic. So “right on”, they had us singing “Give Peas a Chance”!

Jica Chips (Sea Salt)

Ditch the potato chips and grab a bag of these low-fat, high-fiber jicama chips. A true superfood, this root veggie is full of fiber, vitamin C and other essential minerals. Gluten-free and non-GMO, each bag is 100 calories, vegan and paleo friendly!

Mamma Chia (Blackberry Hibiscus)

Seed your soul with this fun, refreshing bevvy that’s packed with powerful nutrients, like Omega-3s, antioxidants, calcium, protein, fiber and potassium! Get your natural energy on with these Mamma Chia Vitality Chia Beverages! Yum!!!

Munk Pack Oatmeal Fruit Squeeze (Maple Pear)

Only 90 calories per pouch, these ready-to-eat snacks serve as a quick and easy breakfast, pre-workout fuel or healthy midday snack! All Munk Pack Oatmeal Fruit Squeezes are gluten-free certified, vegan, non-GMO making them the no-brainer snack for quick, on-the-go nutrition. They’re not only good for you– they taste just as great!

Perfect Bar (Coconut Peanut Butter and Maple Almond)

These whole food protein nutrition bars are perfectly mouthwatering with peanut butter, almond butter and cashew-based options. They’re packed with 20 superfood ingredients… Whaaat?! They’re also gluten free, non-GMO, kosher and Oregon Tilth Certified Organic.

Rhythm Kale Chips (Original)

Eat your veggies and like ’em! Reach for these crunchy, flavorful kale chips that are high in fiber and protein! Rhythm’s snacks are not just “better for you”, they are actually good for you! …Yes, please!!!

SuperSeedz (Sea Salt, Maple Sugar and Somewhat Spicy)

Packed with complete protein, these gourmet pumpkin seeds can be enjoyed alone or added to other foods. Special diet or allergies? They’re also peanut free, tree nut free, Vegan and non-GMO.

ARCTIC ZERO Fit Frozen Desserts

Definitely a given for our smart snacks list… Our Fit Frozen Desserts make for an excellent smart snack! Made with hormone-free whey protein, our deliciously creamy and chunky pints allow you to indulge without compromising your diet. Low in calories, lactose free, non-GMO and free of anything artificial. Reach for a pint to satisfy your next sweet tooth craving!