You might have all your presents wrapped and ready under the tree by now, but what about all those items for the stockings? If you still need some last minute ideas, don't worry, we've got you covered with some delicious ideas for everyone in the family to enjoy, and you can feel good about stuffing in every stocking.
While we always enjoy a good candy cane, and plenty of other sweet treats during the Christmas season, just as much as anyone, we also like to make sure we mix in some healthy snacks to keep things balanced throughout the festivities. This year we've put together a list of some of our favorite healthy (and oh so delicious) snack items that are perfect for last minute stocking stuffers. We hope you have a happy and healthy Christmas!
When adventure calls, this is a perfect item to have on hand so that you can quickly stuff your backpack with a snack you know will not only taste great but give you the nurishment you need. So whether your adventure is a wild day of running errands with the kids, snowshoeing to the top of a mountain, or taking the whole family on a trip to Europe, these are a must. Kodiak Bear Bites are crafted with 100% whole grains, wholesome ingredients, and each serving is packed with 5 grams of protein.
If you are like us, and also love easy & healthy options for breakfast, then you need to check out Oats Overnight. Stop eating oatmeal the way your grandparents did, and give this next-level breakfast option a try. Overnight Oats comes in a variety of flavors, and is a great grab-n-go option for a busy morning, your next big trip, or just to enjoy on Christmas morning when you don't want to cook. Overnight Oats are soy free, gluten free, non GMO, have no artificial flavors or colors, and no preservatives. For an extra punch of nutrition & flavor try mixing this with a little Ruvi!
This one's for all you meat lovers out there! When you're craving a simple snack that packs a really good punch of flavor, and also helps fill you up, this is a what you need in your pantry at home or in your backpack when you're on-the-go. Chomps offers 6 different flavors with a variety of meat options that include beef, venison, and turkey. They source all thier meat from ranchers and farmers who raise grass-fed animals and use regenerative agriculture practices that help support and sustain a better climate & planet for the future.
This brand has created an updated take on a timeless snack item - fig bars! Nature's Bakery believes everyone deserves better-for-you food that tastes great and makes you feel good. Their top-notch bakeries make soft-baked goodness using real, wholesome ingredients in convenient, on-the-go snacks that help you and your family not just survive life’s everyday balancing act, but thrive in the hustle. Made with real fruit and whole grains, these fig bars are the perfect balance of nutritious & delicious.
If there is one protein bar out there to add to your stash of healthy snack items, this one needs to be included. Unlike many options at the store, G2G Protein Bars leave out preservatives and artificial ingredients, and they pack every bar with clean, simple, fresh ingredients. They also have great flavor and texture that will have you craving for more. Each bar contains 18G of protein, and they come in 8 different flavors.
ModBalls are designed to energize athletes of all sports (including the sport of life). ModBalls are the healthy and delicious alternative to highly caffeinated energy products like drinks, shots and gels. Each ModBall is about the size of a ping pong ball and delivers 100 calories of clean energy from macronutrients – healthy carbs, fats and protein – to provide both immediate and sustained energy. So, whether it's the pickleball championship or a long day of deadlines at work/school you've got ahead of you, this is a delicious option to help you win.
Chocolate + fresh fruit... need we say more? If you are someone with a sweet tooth, this is sure to satisfy your cravings, and some. Unlike other chocolate covered fruit options on the market, TruFru is made with simple clean ingredients that include only sustainable dark chocolate and 100% real fruit. There are no artificial additives, no artificial flavors, and no artificial preservatives. They provide two great options to enjoy - hyper-dried & hyper-chilled.
Just Ingredients was started in Utah by Karalynne Call, who believes that nature provides the necessary nutrition in order for people to live healthy & happy lives, full of energy. All the products that Just ingredients sells are made with real ingredients, no artificial anything, are made in the USA, and come with a satisfaction guarantee. If you are someone who likes a good protein powder to mix up after your workout, or just to add some quick and easy nutrients to your day, this is one to add to your pantry - it tastes great, has great texture, and feels good! With the Protein Powder Travel Pack you get to enjoy the variety of all 6 Protein Powders offered by Just Ingredients in simple on-the-go packets. Keep them all for yourself, or divide them up between your friends & family!
If there is one thing we are all most deficient in when it comes to nutrition, it's fruits & veggies. In fact, only 1 in 10 people eat thier daily recommended servings. Ruvi is on a mission to crush nutritional deficiency and help people live more vibrant lives with the planet’s purest source of nutrition – fruits and veggies.
Ruvi is freeze dried fruit and vegetable powder blends designed to help you get more of nature's life-changing nutrients into your diet every day. Simply mix with water (or your prefered liquid) in a bottle and shake to enjoy a delicious instant smoothie in seconds! Each packet contains a variety of 8-10 fruits and veggies, each of which are finely formulated to help with specific health functions. Ruvi contains only 100% fruits & veggies, nothing else - no preservatives, no artificial flavors, no added sugars, and it's GMO free. It's perfect for kids and adults alike, and is convenient to enjoy anytime, anywhere!
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Are you ready to be everyone's favorite person at your next holiday party? Well, these muffins are sure to have every last person raving! They're the perfect combination of holiday spice and creaminess, made with pumpkin and cream cheese. Plus, you won't be disappointed with all the hidden fruits & veggies in them. And with how good they are, they will go fast, so make sure to snag one for yourself before they all get eaten!
Getting your kids to eat fruits and vegetables can be your toughest challenge of the day. There are so many enticing processed foods that grab the attention and the appetite of our children. Fruits and veggies just aren’t their priority. So how do we help our kids get more of these nutrient-packed fruits and veggies into their diet? Here are 3 suggestions with a proven track record. You’ve got this!