New healthy foods to try! –

New healthy foods to try!


Sometimes eating healthy is a challenge when you wanna snack. Who else is guilty of opening a bag of chips and eating the whole thing without even noticing? Snack options offered in groceries are not always the healthiest. But, time has changed! From tasty to sweet, you now have options to fufill your every desire.

Here are some snack options we found for you:


Crickstart is real food made with crickets. Why choose crickets? Here are some nutritional information about crickets. They have 2 times more protein than beef, 7 times more vitamin B12 than salmon, 2 times more iron than spinach, 2 times more calcium than milk and 3 times more potassium than bananas. Crickets are super nutritious, as they contain a lot of chitin which is a prebiotic fiber. Crickets are also very ecological: they emits 80 times less methane, requires 12 times less food and 2, 000 times less water for the same amount of beef protein. Crickstart offers you a variety of crakers, bars and smoothie powder.

Halo Top

In early March, this high-flavor and low-calories ice cream will be available in a Loblaws near you. Each serving of Halo Top only contains 80 to 100 calories and only 6 to 8 g of sugar. Halo Top will be offered in its 12 most popular flavors : vanilla bean, chocolate, peanut butter cup, chocolat chip cookie dough, candy bar, caramel macchiato, sea salt caramel, birthday cake, mint chip, pancakes and waffles, oatmeal cookie and cookie and cream.

Dairy-free Kefir from President’s choice

President’s  Choice is introducing a lactose-free and dairy-free coconut milk option that is suitable for both vegetarians and vegans! This coconut milk kefir delivers 2 billion probiotic live active cultures per serving, enough to keep your tummy healthy and happy. President’s choice products are available at any Loblaws or Provigo.

Pita crips from In Snax

Pita chips offered by In snax are made with sunflower oil. They are baked — not fried! Pitas contain 65% less fat than the best-selling brand of chips. Available in two salty flavors like sea salt and garden herbs, and even a sweet flavor sugar and cinnamon. On their website, they provide you with recipes to accompany your pita chips. Available in Metro grocery stores.

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