August 23, 2021
The Top Healthy Snacks That Taste Absolutely Delicious
In an ideal world, snack lovers would be able to satisfy their cravings without reviewing saturated fats, sugar and calories. However, we’ve undergone some tough snack research in order to find some of the most delicious snacks that are good for you, affordable and easily accessible.
We’re talking savories, sweets and a few tipples too, so let’s kick it off!
When you don’t think popcorn can get any more delicious, take a step back and prepare to be amazed by Popcorn Kitchen. These deliciously decadent and indulgent offerings consist of: Raspberry White Choc, Choc Mint, Lemon Drizzle & Choc Orange alongside a sumptuous savoury twist with the arrival of English cheddar popcorn. These come in the handiest 30g snack bags and are vegan, gluten free, wholegrain and GM free as well as hand popped. At 149 calories per packet, you’ll never reach for another popcorn packet again.
Retailing at £20 for 24 bags
The female-founded, healthy, all-frozen and ready to heat e-grocery market in the UK is here: Simple Foods. Flexitarian made with 100% natural ingredients and no BS, their mission is to cater to busy lifestyles and make the frozen aisle sexy again. With an incredible range from strawberry chia pudding, brazilian cheese puffs and the best sticky toffee pudding energy balls i’ve ever had (and i don’t say that lightly!), you’ll be truly spoilt for choice. Oh and did we mention their food pouches are 100% recyclable through the Terracycle Zero Waste Box program Our carton box, wool lining and ice packs.
Retailing from £36 for nine truly delicious items!
Utilise the special summer code SUMMER15 to grab £15 off your first order.
Vite Naturals is a new, first-class, plant-based functional nutrition brand which can naturally enhance your health and vitalise your wellbeing. Launching with ‘Vite Body’ and ‘Vite Brain’, Vite Naturals offers a selection of delicious snack bars which contain everything your brain and body needs to flourish in a once-daily serving. Set to revolutionise the functional nutrition market, the Vite range includes Europe’s first Probiotic and Nootropic snack bars, offering a tasty, nutritious, and effortless way to effectively supplement your diet.
The bars are made from nutrient-dense, plant-based, functional ingredients, which are non-GMO and naturally high in earth-grown protein, available in two indulgent flavours, Ginger Apple and Dark Choc & Nut.
Retailing from £25 for a 12 bar pack.
Noughty alcohol-free organic vegan sparkling Chardonnay has been dealcoholised to retain the rich flavour of this beautifully crafted bottle. Certified Organic, Vegan and Halal. With 2.9g of sugar per 100ml, it’s almost half the sugar content of other non-alcoholic sparkling wine. And with just 14 calories per glass, it’s the perfect answer to a hangover free celebration. Don’t fancy Chardonnay? They’ve got a Rosé too with 18 calories per glass!
Retailing from £8.99 online and in Waitrose, Ocado, Majestic and many other stores. We are served at The Wolseley, Oriental, Gleneagles, Limewood and the Pig group among others.
Fitbakes is a British award winning low sugar, high protein, baked snacks brand. The treat that tastes like cake with the nutrition of a protein bar! 90% less sugar, 90% less fat, 60% less calories and 200% more protein than leading cake and chocolate brands. All with no artificial sweeteners, flavourings or colourings. The best bit? An amazing range of flavours including belgium chocolate crunch, carrot cake and lemon drizzle cake.
Retailing from £24.99 for 10 packs.
Plant-based peanut butter chocolate heaven. Mission-led Superfoodio have created the perfect bars with 5 natural plant-based ingredients. No palm oil, refined sugars or artificial junk! With the most gorgeous Smooth and Crunchy PB Chocolate bars they’ve recently made it to Amazon’s Top 100 Chocolate Boxes and Gifts and have a huge 5 star review list.
Retailing at £7.99 for two bars or why not wholesale them for the coming seasons?
Plant Pops – Popped Lotus Seed snacks. They’re like the love child of crisps and popcorn, with all the lightness of popcorn, wrapped up in the crunchiness of a crisp, and packed full of flavour. They’re totally vegan, gluten free and under 99 calories per bag making them a great post workout or grab and go snack.
Retailing from £7.80 (for x6 packs)
Try a range of different flavours with our Snack Taster Bundle; we’re providing you with the full selection of Creative Nature’s snacks. Whether you’re looking to up your protein, grab a healthy lunch-break snack or if you fancy treating yourself – this bundle has it all! We’ve filled this box with 3 protein bars, 4 oat bars and all 4 of our gnawbles. We know our customers love customising smoothie bowls, oats or even their bakes with our gnawbles and bars.
Head over to VEO world to see their range of treats.
Super nutritious crackers, granola and energy bites made from organic ingredients, with no chemicals, preservatives or flavourings. Having recently launched a few new flavours of our crackers, they are absolutely delicious. The products are made using a raw process with activated sunflower and linseeds as their base. They then add natural ingredients to create flavours including Spicy Kimchi, Japanese Wasabi, Cashew Cheese, Georgian Tkemali Plum Sauce and many more. They’re gut-friendly, vegan and gluten-free.
Retailing from £10.75 for six packs of delicious crackers
The game-changing instant smoothies, launching online this month. Providing a healthier alternative to pre-made smoothies found in supermarkets, Berry Flirt’s single serve sachets offers 2 of your five-a-day with easy assembly – simply add 250ml water or milk, followed by the nutrient-packed powder, and shake vigorously for 20-30 seconds to make a juicy, fruity smoothie.
Sourcing fruits and veggies at the peak of ripeness, the freeze-dried smoothie powders contain on average half the amount of sugar and calories and twice more fibre than the branded smoothies millions drink as part of a meal deal every lunch time. Berry Flirt’s carefully formulated smoothies are based purely on nutrition, and contain only organic nutrient-rich plants, with no added sugar, preservatives, sweeteners, added colours or flavour enhancers – just natural, delicious food to boost energy throughout the day.
Pep & Lekker
Award-winning all natural seed snacks. Vegan & gluten-free Pep and Lekker are an ideal snack. High fibre & protein and low sugar, the brand can be found in Planet Organic, Ocado & As Nature Intended. With sweet and savoury flavours ranging from rosemary and hemp to apple and cinnamon, you’ll never get bored with these tasty bites!
Retailing from £8.50 for a pack of 5
Vegan chocolate brand Ombar are pioneers of chocolate as it should be – with cacao centre stage and no added nasties. Take their 72% Cacao bar for example, consisting of only 4 ingredients, one of which is a vegan live culture, Lactobacillus Acidophilus. The link between gut health and anxiety is becoming increasingly understood, it’s even been given its own name: the ‘gut-brain axis’. Diseases of the gut have been linked to mental illnesses such as anxiety and depression – so it makes sense that the incredible effects of probiotics on the gut also have the potential to address symptoms of anxiety.
Retailing from £1.99
Written by Kaya Cheshire for Luxuria Lifestyle London and International