Fiber-Rich Packaged Snacks We Heart
Of course we’d all love to be Martha Stewart, whipping up fresh fruit slices and crudités with homemade dip come snack time. But so often time is in short supply. Luckily, wholesome, fiber-packed packaged snacks are popping up on store shelves every day, whether you’re shopping at Whole Foods or a more mainstream national grocer. Here are some of our favorites-all free of artificial ingredients and approved by our own kids.
o Kashi Honey Sunshine Cereal (kashi.com): Like Cap’n Crunch, but with whole grains and minimal added sugar. Per toddler serving (1/2 cup): 66 calories and 4 grams fiber.
o Somersaults Chez Cocoa “cookies” (somersaultsnackco.com): Little nuggets made of sunflower and sesame seeds, whole-wheat flour and cocoa that are just sweet enough to satisfy a craving. Per toddler serving (about 7 pieces): 75 calories and 1.5 grams fiber.
o Terra Sweets & Carrots Chips (terrachips.com): All chips should be this sweet! These contain vitamin A and have very little sodium and saturated fat. Per toddler serving (about 7 chips): 75 calories and 2.5 grams fiber.
o Happy Baby Organic Baby Food - Spinach, Mango & Pear (happybabyfood.com): Puréed fruit and veggies-and nothin’ else. Per toddler serving (one 3.5-ounce pouch): 60 calories and 3 grams fiber.
o Froose juice beverage (cherry, peach or pear) (froose.com): A juice box with fiber? No joke! Per toddler serving (one 4.2-fluid ounce carton): 80 calories and 3 grams fiber.
o Seapoint Farms Dry Roasted Edamame - Lightly Salted (seapointfarms.com): High in protein, crunchy and delicious! Per toddler serving (about 2 tablespoons): 65 calories and 4 grams fiber.
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