MIM’s Kitchen offers several flavors of all-natural gluten-free cookie dough. Flavors include chocolate chocolate chip, sugar, ginger, chocolate chip, peanut butter chocolate chip and white chocolate macadamia nut. Each package contains 12 individual ready-to-bake cookies that only take minutes to bake. Along with being gluten free, the dough is also wheat free and certified dairy kosher.
Organic, natural bisques have been added to Pacific Natural Foods’ line of ready-to-eat soups. The four new USDA-certified organic bisques are Hearty Tomato, Roasted Red Pepper & Tomato, Cashew Carrot Ginger (dairy-free) and Butternut Squash. All are packaged in BPA-free Tetra Recart cartons, and are gluten- and soy-free with a shelf life of 24 months.
A new option in the frozen foods aisle is Frozen Naked Pizza. The pizzas come in four flavors: Cheese, Chicken, Uncured Pepperoni and Superbiotic which features toppings of several veggies. The crusts are made with a blend of 10 grains plus a probiotic bacteria, Bacillus coagulans GBI-30 6086, that survives freezing and baking.
Nature’s Path Organic added three new flavors to its Love Crunch Granolas line: Apple Crumble, Carrot Cake and Aloha Blend. The company will donate the equivalent of cereal or cash to food banks for every bag of Love Crunch Granolas sold (up to $1 million).
Blue Diamond Nut Thins now come in Pepper Jack flavor. Not only are these crackers perfectly seasoned, but they are also wheat and gluten free. Blue Diamond Nut Thins come in an assortment of other flavors including BBQ, Cheddar Cheese, Hazelnut and Pecan.
O.N.E. introduces a new line of coconut water for kids. The O.N.E. Kids line comes in four fruity flavors that contain less sugar than regular fruit juices. Coconut water is valuable to kids because it contains electrolytes and essential nutrients that are depleted during dehydration. Children may become dehydrated more easily than adults, and coconut water helps to replenish them with the water and electrolytes they need to stay hydrated and healthy! Flavors in the O.N.E. Kids line include Apple, Fruit Punch, Orange and Raspberry Lemonade.
HomeFree now offers gluten-free Crunchy Vanilla Mini Cookies, which are also free of the top eight allergens. The cookies are certified as more than 70% organic and are Non-GMO Verified. They contain no trans-fats, cholesterol or saturated fat, and are low sodium, vegan, kosher and SB-12 compliant for schools. One serving offers more than half a serving of whole grain and nine grams of sugar. Available boxed, grab-and-go and bulk packed.
SugarLeaf is a new sweetener from Wisdom Natural Brands. The product is made from a combination of raw cane sugar and SweetLeaf Stevia. This sugar alternative contains two-thirds less carbohydrates and calories than traditional sugars on the market. It also is free of other sugar alcohols, erythritol and maltodextrin.
Manitoba Harvest Hemp Foods & Oils’ Hemp Hearts (shelled hemp seeds) contain the same goodness for which Manitoba Harvest Hemp Foods & Oils is known. Available in organic and natural options, the product is also plant-friendly and rich in omegas, along with being a source of plant-based protein.
Bob’s Red Mill releases four new all-natural granolas: Honey Oat, Cinnamon Raisin, Natural and Apple Blueberry. Each granola offers more than 27 grams of whole grains, five grams of protein and three grams of fiber per serving. Says the firm, “Whole grain oats are one of the most complete common breakfast foods, and our new whole grain granolas are rich in key vitamins and minerals such as calcium, magnesium, and vitamin E.”