Good Morning New Orleans / Get the Skinny

Mix Things Up With These 8 New Products Spotted on Shelves

We’re always on the lookout for new products that make it easy to eat (and drink) healthfully, plus add a bit of variety, so here are six of Molly’s latest finds, in today’s Get the Skinny on WGNO.

 

  • All of these items are available locally in the New Orleans area; product websites have a locator feature to find stores in your area that carry it.

Bella Nut Butters.

  • NOLA-owned; Handmade artisan nut butters are organic, raw, and antioxidant-rich.
  • Peanut Butter Vanilla has no added sugar, and the only sugar in the Peanut Butter Chocolate, Almond Joy, and Chocolate Almond Cherry is from the 70% bittersweet chocolate.
  • Pair fresh fruit, whole grain toast, or just straight from the jar.
  • Bella Nut Butters are available through website, as well as Hollygrove Market & Good Eggs NOLA

Chobani Simply 100.

  • Until now, Sophie Greek Yogurt has been one of only flavored Greek-style yogurt low in added sugar & not artificially sweetened.
  • Chobani Simply 100 is a little lower in protein than Sophie Greek (12 grams compared to 15-16 grams per carton), but it’s still far lower in sugar than regular flavored Greek yogurt, with six grams of sugar per serving, compared to 14 to 20 grams of sugar in most brands, and only 100 calories per carton.

Coconut Flakes – unsweetened, by Let’s Do Organic

  • Gluten free, dairy free, soy free
  • Single ingredient:  Organic coconut, sliced, dehydrated & toasted
  • Per 3 tbsp serving: 100 calories – 7 grams carbs – 2 grams sugar
  • Can substitute for almond slivers, add to granola, oatmeal, or straight from bag as snack

Laughing Cow Cheese White Cheddar

  • Per wedge:  35 calories  – 1 gram saturated fat – 1 gram carb
  • Excellent as spread on sandwich; add to whipped cauliflower, sautéed spinach, omelet

 

 

Skinny Crisps

  • Gluten free, dairy free, soy free, low-carb, 100% natural
  • Ingredients: almonds, chickpea flour, flax seeds, psyllium, olive oil…
  • Available in flavors like:  Seeded – Say Cheese – Brownie Crisps – Cinnamon Crisps
  • Per 4-cracker serving: 70 calories – 4.5 grams fat – 6 grams carbs – 1-2 grams sugar – 2 grams protein

 

 

Dasani Sparkling.  

  • Zero calories, zero artificial sweeteners
  • Available in variety of flavors like lemon, lime, apple & berry

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