Healthier “On-the-Go” Treats that Your Kids Will Love

We know that whole foods – fruits and veggies – are one the healthiest snack options. But sometimes, there’s just no time to go shopping or to prepare. We all need something in our pantry that we can grab on the go and know that it will survive in our bags and taste delicious hours later. There are many brands that provide “healthy” snacks that you can choose from. Here are few brands we love that are great replacements for traditional junk foods, healthier options for your body and the environment, and you can find in any grocery store.

Clif Bar

Clif Bar is committed to “helping healthier, more just and sustainable communities and food systems” by providing USDA approved organic snacks that are GMO and pesticide free! Clif Kid is a great option for your kids. The Zfruit rope is free of high fructose corn syrup, artificial flavors, and synthetic preservatives.

*Come get a free sample of Clif Bar and Clif Kid’s ZFruit at our Trick-or-Treat event at Speer Family Farms in Alameda, CA on Friday, October 28th 4-8PM! Find out more

Annie’s mission is “ to cultivate a healthier and happier world by spreading goodness through nourishing foods, honest words and conduct that is considerate and forever kind to the planet.” They use real ingredients – No GMOs, artificial flavors, or synthetic colors and preservatives. They have also funded over 300 school gardens to connect children around the country to real food.

18 Rabbits
If granola is your choice of breakfast or snack, 18 Rabbits is a great option for you! They provide USDA approved organic and GMO free granola. They are also made without nut and soy ingredients. Plus, through their “1% for Kids” program, they donate 1% of everything they make “to partners that serve the 1 in 5 children in the U.S. who live at risk of hunger.”

Do you love peanut butter cups and chocolate? Justin’s provide you a lot of high quality options. Justin’s uses highest quality, all natural ingredients that are locally sourced to mitigate the environmental impact.

Mamma Chia
Chia seeds are rich in nutrients, vitamin and minerals that will boost your energy! Mamma Chia provides various Chia beverages and snack bars that are organic, Non-GMO, kosher and gluten free. Mamma Chia also “donates one percent of sales to support farmers, community groups and organizations that build healthy, local food systems.”

What is your favorite brand? Please share with us in the comments!

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