Bean Brand Foods introduces a four-flavor variety line of chips made from beans. Beanitos are gluten free, kosher, high in fiber, and have a low glycemic index. One serving contains four grams of protein, and each flavor is high in fiber. The flavors include Black Bean Chips, Pinto Bean and Flax Chips, Black Bean Chipotle BBQ Chips, and Pinto Bean and Flax Cheddar Cheese Chips.
PROBAR is announcing its newest product, which has been nicknamed the “sinfully healthy snack.” HALO bars help satisfy the sweet tooth while offering protein and important nutrients. HALO bars are organic, high in omega-3s and omega-6s, low in sugar, dairy-free and vegan. On top of that, they are only 150 calories each. Flavors include S’mores, Nutty Marshmallow, Rocky Road, and Honey Graham.
Green Valley Organics is introducing its lactose free sour cream. It is a great option for those who are lactose intolerant. It is gluten-free, kosher, and certified humane raised and handled. It contains no GMOs. It is intended to be used by itself or with dips, salsas, or used in bread and cake batter.
Pamela’s Products has come out with four new snack bars that are nutritious as well as tasty. The new flavors are Oat Blueberry Lemon, Oat Chocolate Chip Coconut, Oat Cranberry Almond, and Oat Raisin Walnut Spice. Agave and coconut sugar sweetens these bars, which are rich in antioxidants and omega-3s as well as fiber. They are low in sodium, cholesterol, and are gluten-free, dairy-free and all natural.
Bob’s Red Mill introduces four new granolas that are sure to satisfy any granola lover. The four new flavors are apple blueberry, honey oat, cinnamon raisin and natural. They can be served hot or cold and contain whole grains and other nutrients essential to your health. The cinnamon raisin and honey oat have under seven grams of fat per serving, and the other two flavors contain only two grams of fat per serving. At under 200 calories, these granola products are a healthy way to spice up one’s diet.
Hodgson Mill introduced its new gluten-free seasoned coating mix that can be used on chicken, pork chops, beef, seafood, vegetables and in gravies. This product, according to the company, is a healthy alternative to wheat products and is a delicious way to get creative with meals.
Living Harvest Foods is excited to introduce Tempt, a gluten and soy free non-diary frozen dessert made from hemp in four flavors (Coffee with Cream Swirls, Vanilla with Fudge Swirls, Chocolate Fudge and Vanilla with Blueberry Pom). Each bar is 100 calories per serving, with four servings in each container. The bars are also vegan, tree-nut free, Kosher, trans fat free, cholesterol free, low sodium and Non-GMO. The company says, “Do the hemp thing.”
Tofutti Brands Inc. has launched the first completely dairy free ricotta cheese, Better Than Ricotta Cheese. Like Tofutti’s Better Than Cream Cheese, Sour Supreme and Veggie Cheese Slice products, it also is gluten free and vegan. Tofutti’s Better Than Ricotta Cheese lends itself to all your favorite recipes such as lasagna, stuffed shells, and cheesecake. The product will soon be available in stores everywhere in 16-ounce containers and in a 5-lb food service size.
Nutritional Design offers Supreme Cutlets, a vegan alternative to chicken. The low-calorie cutlets, which provide 12 grams of protein per two cutlets serving, are free of GMOs, cholesterol and trans-fat. Cutlets are also egg, gluten, starch and preservative free. According to the company, cutlets are easy to adapt to existing to recipes.
Eden Foods announces six new 29-oz. canned bean products. The organic line includes Black Turtle Beans, Dark Red Kidney Beans, Garbanzo Beans, Navy Beans, Pinto Beans and Cannellini Beans. The cans do not contain the harmful chemical BPA. Eden Beans are an excellent source of fiber, protein, complex carbohydrates, potassium, B vitamins, antioxidants and other vitamins and minerals.