Brand-New Healthy Food Finds: Chickpea Trail Mix, Chocolate Seltzer, Stuffed Dates

Mar 29 2023
Lisa and several members of Team Hungry Girl recently hit up Natural Foods Expo West, an incredible event showcasing new natural food products! Check out some of the tasty new items we discovered…

Biena Super Crunch Mix

1 oz.: 120–130 calories, 5–7g total fat (0.5–1.5g sat. fat), 160–310mg sodium, 14–17g carbs, 2–3g fiber, 1–6g total sugars (0–6g added sugars), 4–5g protein
WW Points® value 3–5*
Healthier trail mix has arrived! The brains at Biena (makers of delicious bean-based snacks) have really outdone themselves. These nutritious mixes feature the brand’s signature roasted chickpeas plus ingredients like dark chocolate, cranberries, almonds, and pretzels. Try all three tasty flavors: Magic Monster, Tex Mex (our fave), and Schoolhouse Classic. The chocolatey varieties have at least 40% less sugar than traditional trail mix! Find them at Sprouts and Stop & Shop, or stock up online.

Jelly Belly Chocolate Sparkling Water

16 oz. can: 0 calories, 0g total fat (0g sat. fat), 0mg sodium, 0g carbs, 0g fiber, 0g total sugars (0g added sugars), 0g protein
WW Points® value 0*
Who remembers Canfield’s Diet Chocolate Fudge Soda? Consider this the better-for-you and even more delicious version: It’s completely free of sugar and other sweeteners! We were shocked that fully unsweetened chocolate bubbly water could be THIS good, but it is. The lineup also includes French Vanilla, Orange Sherbet, and more… We can’t wait to try them all! You can find them at select retailers and over on Amazon.

Kitchen & Love 85% Extra Dark Chocolate Covered Almond Stuffed Dates

1 piece: 56 calories, 2g total fat (1g sat. fat), 1.3mg sodium, 9g carbs, 0.6g fiber, 6g total sugars (0.4g added sugars), 0.6g protein
WW Points® value 2*
We first fell in love with the whole stuffed dates concept when our pal Joy Bauer shared her recipe for Chocolate Peanut Butter Dates with us. Well, here’s a ready-made version that’s individually wrapped for perfect portion control! There’s practically no added sugar, and the textures of the dates, chocolate, and almonds work so well together. Order them directly from the brand’s website, or make like us and one-click them from Amazon!

Hungry for More Brand-New Healthy Food Finds?

Natural Foods Expo West was BURSTING with new finds. And for this week’s episode of the Hungry Girl: Chew the Right Thing! podcast, Lisa’s sharing the products she found MOST exciting. Including…

⭑ pickle-flavored almonds and pumpkin seeds
⭑ 100-calorie pancake puffs
⭑ light whipped topping in decadent flavors

…and so much more. Plus, an exciting interview with the founder of one of our favorite food brands.

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Chew on this:

Today, March 29th, is National Chiffon Cake Day. Chiffon is a light & airy yellow cake, but we don’t have a recipe for that. Instead, please enjoy this fluffy Berries & Cream Shortcake in a Mug.

Don’t hog all the new food finds! Share them with your food-loving friends.


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