A new free, downloadable eBook is now available from Organic Connections, Natural Vitality’s Journal of Calmful Living.

The Calmful Holidays Book is intended to help readers "enjoy calm, conscious holidays." The book offers holiday recipes, easy yoga poses, holiday decorating photos and information about a calm approach to mindfulness.

Click here to download this free resource.

Published on WholeFoods Magazine Online, 11/13/15

chuaoChuao Chocolatier made two additions to its line of chocolate bars, inspired by breakfast flavors. These new flavors, Cinnamon Cereal Smooch and Strawberry Waffle Wild, combine chocolate with familiar ingredients like cinnamon toast cereal, strawberries and waffles. All Chuao Chocolatier bars are made with ethically sourced cacao and all-natural ingredients.

MSRP: $6.00

heavenly organicsNew on the market are Chocolate Honey Pattie 3-Packs from Heavenly Organics. The candies have a dark chocolate shell made from 100% cocoa filled with 100% organic raw white honey. The company says this combination offers minerals and immunity-boosting antioxidants. Each pattie only contains 45 calories. Flavors include Mint, Pomegranate, and Coconut.

Bragg offers Organic Apple Cider Vinegar All Natural Drinks in six flavors with the newest being Pomegranate-Goji Berry. According to the company, apple cider vinegar can promote natural detox cleansing and healing, as well as provide a boost in energy. Other flavors include Concord Grape Acai, Limeade and Ginger Spice.

tate and lyle sugarsTate & Lyle Sugars has developed Honey Granules, a blend of pure cane sugar and honey, which is now available for U.S. shoppers. The company says, “Honey Granules provides an easy way to add delicious honey taste without the sticky mess.” The sweetener can be used in tea, sprinkled over cereals or added to favorite recipes. The product is kosher.

Health-Ade Kombucha is the “only Kombucha fermented 100% in glass,” according to the company. It is cold pressed with organic produce and is naturally fermented. It is USDA Organic certified, gluten free and Non-GMO Project Verified. It comes in flavors such as Pink Lady Apple, Pomegranate, Beet and many more.


cruncholaFreedom Foods introduced a variety of new allergen-free oat bars that are free from gluten, peanuts, tree nuts, dairy, egg, soy and sesame. The bars also include a natural grain-based prebiotic to support digestive health with higher dietary fiber, lower sugar and less sodium. Flavors include Oats & Seeds, Apple Chia Crunchola and Apricot Chia Crunchola.

hillHill Pharma Inc. recently launched Hempeatein Pro with ac-11 for the sports nutrition market. The ingredient is said to support healthy energy, muscle recovery and muscle building. Says the company, “The product is also uniquely designed to help athletes and other active people naturally increase lean muscle mass with a GMO free, organic, plant-based protein product.”

Ganeden and Sensus America have teamed up to create Frutalose PrO, a liquid prebiotic, chicory root fiber syrup blended with the probiotic, ganedenBC30. The ingredient combo is low sugar, low calorie and offers health benefits to consumers in areas like protein utilization and digestive health.