Zemas Madhouse Foods offers gluten-free baking mixes. The mixes include ancient whole grains (teff, quinoa flakes, millet) and a “superseed trio” (chia, hemp, flax meal) with built-in omega-3s, fiber and protein. The easy-to-make mixes are available in seven varieties. SRP: $7.95 per box.
CharmedBar is a new natural fruit and nut bar that is free of gluten, grains, soy, dairy, eggs and refined sugar. CharmedBar comes in three flavors: Almond Butter Cran-dipity, Peanut Butter Cherry-licious, and Cashew Butter Apple-rageous.
Crispy Green has added to its Crispy Fruit line of dried fruit snacks with Crispy Tangerine, which joins six others like Crispy Apple. The snacks are touted as sweet and crunchy, and are Non-GMO Project Verified. The company suggests adding the fruit to cereal or mixing it with nuts and seeds.
A new way to take probiotics is now available from Solgar. New ohso Probiotic Chocolate Bars are gluten, nut and dairy free, and “deliver probiotics 3x more effectively than dairy alternatives,” says the company. These chocolate bars come in Classic Chocolate and Naturally Flavored Orange, and are only 70 calories per bar.
FlapJacked protein pancake mix distributed by JaceyCakes provides 15–17 grams of protein from whole grain oats, quinoa and coconut flour. The Protein Pancake Mix comes in three flavors: Cinnamon Apple, Buttermilk and Banana Hazelnut. These all-natural pancake mixes are rich in fiber and naturally sweetened with real fruits. Each serving is only 200 calories, and the products contain no added sugar.
Mocktail Brand cocktails from Mocktail Beverages are an alcohol-optional, low-calorie cocktail beverage. Flavors include Karma Sucra Cosmopolitan, The Vida Loca Margarita, Sevilla Red Sangria and Scottish Lemonade Whiskey Sour. Each cocktail is packaged in reusable and recyclable glass, and is kosher, allergen- and gluten-free. Each bottle contains four servings.
Reed’s is adding Coffee Kombucha to its Culture Club Kombucha line. Brewed in organic coffee instead of the traditional tea base, this new option provides a different taste as well as a jolt of caffeine for coffee lovers. Some of kombucha’s purported health benefits include digestion support, detoxification and immune stimulation.
New from Better Batter is Corn Free Powdered Sugar. Typical powdered sugars are often made with corn starch. The powdered sugar used in this product is certified organic. This gluten- and allergen-free baking product is the latest product in the company's GF line, which includes Better Batter Gluten Free Chocolate Cake Mix, Flour, Fudge Brownie Mix, Pancake & Biscuit Mixes, Seasoned Flour and Yellow Cake Mix. The company supports the Worldivision's Clean Water projects to help give a cup of water to a child in need as well as The Burma Project, which provides solar power to students living at a sustainable agriculture training facility in Burma.
High Brew’s line of all-natural, premium cold brew coffee, High Brew Coffee, is made from 100% fair trade Arabica coffee beans. These ready to drink beverages come in four flavors: Double Espresso, Mexican Vanilla, Salted Caramel and Dark Chocolate Mocha. Each drink has only 50-60 calories and contains more antioxidants and caffeine than a regular cup of coffee.
Now available from Mocktails Brands is a line of non-alcoholic cocktails made with all-natural ingredients. The drinks do not contain high-fructose corn syrup or preservatives and are free of common allergens and gluten. Varieties include Karma Sucra Cosmopolitan, Vida Loca Margarita, Sevilla Red Sangria and Scottish Lemonade Whiskey Sour. www.mocktails.com