New from J.R. Watkins is a line of natural gourmet spice grinders. Options include Course Sea Salt, Whole Black Peppercorns, Four Peppercorn Blend, Garlic Peppercorn Blend, Steak & Chops Seasoning, Chicken Seasoning, Pizza & Pasta Seasoning and Seafood Seasoning. According to the company, the products are all housed in sustainable and recyclable packaging.
Simply Asia Foods introduces new Thai Kitchen dipping sauces in Pineapple & Chili, Sweet Red Chili, Spicy Thai Chili, Thai Chili & Ginger and Spicy Thai Mango flavors. The sauces are vegan and gluten-free. All are natural and sweetened with pure cane sugar.
Stonyfield has come up with a greek yogurt for children. YoKids greek comes in two flavors: Raspberry and Strawberry. The yogurt is milder and less tangy than traditional greek yogurt while still providing the protein (six grams per serving) and calcium kids need. The yogurt is made without pesticides, growth hormones, GMOs or artificial sweeteners.
Earth Balance added a coconut–peanut spread to its line. The spread is made with extra-virgin coconut oil and is sweetened with agave. It is also all natural, low glycemic and does not need to be stirred. The product comes in both crunchy and creamy varieties.
Alpina presents Revive greek yogurts accompanied by gluten-free granolas. Flavors include Artemis’ Vitality (plain yogurt with a superfood granola), Hera’s Calm (honey yogurt with a chai granola), Aphrodite’s Youth (blueberry yogurt with antioxidant granola) and Athena’s Focus (mango yogurt with tropical chai granola). The yogurt is all natural and low in sugar.
Life Extension offers Rich Rewards Breakfast Blend and Decaf Roast ground antioxidant cof fees. According to the company, the coffees yield “greater chlorogenic acid levels, an antioxidant naturally found in unroasted coffee, than other premium brands.” They have up to 254% more chlorogenic acid and let coffee drinkers get the benefits of heavy coffee drinking in half the number of cups.
Happytot Plus fruit/veggie pouches are packed with fiber, antioxi dants, vitamins, minerals and choline to aid in brain development. Fortified with Salba for omega-3s, the line is free of gluten, GMOs, artificial colors, flavoring agents and preservatives. Flavors include Kale, Apple & Mango; Blueberry, Apple & Purple Carrot; and Strawberry, Kiwi, Beet & Pear.
A new candy bar flavor is available from Justin’s Nut Butter. Milk Chocolate Almond, with an almond center sandwiched between layers of nougat and caramel and covered in milk chocolate, has been added alongside existing Dark Chocolate Peanut and Milk Chocolate Peanut. The candy bars are certified gluten-free.
Old Orchard adds Very Cherre tart cherry juice to its list of product offerings. The juice is rich in antioxidants, is gluten free and contains no colors, artificial flavors or preservatives. Just four ounces of Very Cherre offers the daily recommended intake of antioxidants.
SRP: $4.99 for 64-ounce bottle.
In every ounce of Eat Your Vegetables by Snikiddy Snacks is one full serving of vegetables, with 2.5 times the amount of protein found in most other vegetable chips, says Snikiddy. The all-natural, cholesterol-free chips are made of sweet potatoes, carrots, navy beans and other veggies. The three flavors are Sea Salt, Jalapeno Ranch and Sour Cream & Onion.