Barbara's Snackimals and Squarefuls cereal are made with whole grains and are a good source of fiber and protein. Each 2-ounce serving of the Maple Brown Sugar Squarefuls cereal has about 200 calories, 0 grams saturated fat (of 1 gram total), 190 milligrams sodium, 6 grams fiber, 9 grams sugar and 4 grams protein; each 1-ounce serving of Chocolate Crisp Snackimals about 110 calories, 0 grams saturated fat (of 0.5 grams total), 80 milligrams sodium, 3 grams fiber, 7 grams sugar and 2 grams protein Kelly Sloan, intern with BiteoftheBest.com: Maple Brown Sugar Squarefuls is a great source of fiber containing 24% of the daily value per serving.
La Tortilla Factory Tortillas are made with unbleached wheat flour or whole wheat flou and are low fat, low carb and a good source of fiber. Each 1.2-1.5-ounce serving has about 50-70 calories, 0-0.5 grams saturated fat (of 2-2.5 grams total), 210-250 milligrams sodium, 7-9 grams dietary fiber and 5 grams protein. Kelly Sloan, Intern with BiteoftheBest.com: Each low carb tortilla provides 36% of your recommended daily intake of fiber.
Garden Lites Veggie Muffins are gluten free, vegetarian, low in calories and high in fiber. They are available in five varieties — Blueberry Oat, Zucchini Banana Chocolate Chip, Zucchini Chocolate, Carrot Berry and Golden Corn. Each 2-ounce muffin has about 120 calories, 0-2 grams saturated fat (of 2-4 grams total), 170-230 milligrams sodium, 5 grams fiber, 11 grams sugar and 3-4 grams protein.
Coral Gables Restaurant Week runs Monday, June 9 through Sunday, June 29, 2014, featuring a variety of restaurants and prix-fixe menus. For additional information or list of participating restaurants, click here.
Mamma Chia Organic Chia Seed are available in two varieties — White Chia Seed and Black Chia Seed. Chia seeds are an unprocessed, whole-grain food that are a good source of antioxidants, protein, Omega-3s and fiber. One tablespoon has 60 calories, 0 saturated fat (of 4 grams total), 4 grams of fiber and 3 grams of protein.
San Francisco Dine About Town runs Sunday, June 1 through Sunday, June 15, 2014, featuring a variety of restaurants prix-fixe two- or three-course lunches for $18.95 and three-course dinners for $36.95. For additional information or a list of participating restaurants, click here.
Sahale Snacks are offering fruit and nut bars in three different flavors – Berry Macaroon Almond, Mango Tango Almond and Raspberry Crumble Cashew. Berry Macaroon Almond contains toasted coconut, almonds, cashews, blueberries and lemon; Mango Tango Almond, whole almonds and peanuts, lime-infused mango flavors and chipotle chili; and Raspberry Crumble Cashew, raspberry crumble, sliced bananas and a cashew and peanut topping. Each 1/4 cup serving has about 160-180 calories, 2-2.5 grams saturated fat (of 9-11 grams total), 8-10 grams sugar and 4 grams protein.
Smartfood Delight Popcorn is available in two varieties — Sea Salt and White Cheddar. Each 1-ounce serving has about 130-160 calories, 1-2 gram saturated fat (of 5-7 grams total), 115-220 milligrams sodium, 3-4 grams dietary fiber and 3 grams protein. Kelly Sloan, intern with Bite of the Best: The Smartfood Delight Popcorn is made 100% whole grains and has no added preservatives.
San Francisco Dine About Town Restaurant Week runs Sunday, June 1 through Sunday, June 15, 2014, featuring over 100 restaurants and offering two or three course lunches for $18.95 and three-course dinners for $36.95. For more information or list of participating restaurants, click here.
Ball Brand Heritage Collection Jars have a new green color with the same embossed logos on the front and back of the jars. Theses glass jars are BPA-free, dishwasher safe and made in the United States. Kelly Sloan, Bite of the Best intern: These green jars are the perfect for storing foods. The jars have measurements to help measure ingredients or liquids. Easy to use and great for storing.
Almondina Toastees are available in four varieties — Cranberry Almond, Sesame Almond, Coconut Orange Almond and Lemon Poppy Almond. They are made with toasted almonds dried cranberries, sesame flavor, coconut and/or lemon poppy seeds. Each 0.5-ounce serving has about 60-70 calories, o grams saturated fat (of 1-2 grams total), 10 milligrams sodium, 5-11 grams sugar and 1-2 grams protein.
Wonderfully Raw offered three new products in numerous flavors — Brussel Bytes, Snip Chips and Coco-roons. Brussel Bytes are available as Chili Pumpkin Seed and Tamarind Apple. Snip Chips are available as Cheezy Herb Truffle, Chipotle Lime Cilantro and Dill Pickle. Coco-roons are available as Cacao Nib, Almond and Strawberry "PB & J", Apple Pie, Vanilla Maple, Brownie and Lemon Pie. Each 1-ounce serving of Brussel Bytes has about 59-64 calories, 2 grams saturated fat (of 4 grams total), 106-172 milligrams sodium, 1-3 grams sugar and 2 grams protein. Each 1-ounce serving of Snip Chips has about 58-64 calories, 2 grams saturated fat (of 4 grams total), 154-170 milligrams sodium, 1 gram [...]
Melissa's Organic Peeled and Steamed Baby Beets are grown in France. They are peeled, steamed and sealed in a vacuum package to guarantee freshness. Each 3.5-ounce serving has about 45 calories, 7 grams sugar and 2 grams protein.
Bare All-Natural Apple Chips are available in two varieties — Sea Salt Caramel and Chile Lime. These snacks are gluten free, Non-GMO Project Verified, and free of added sugar, preservatives and trans-fats. Each 1/2 cup serving has about 90-100 calories, 3-4 grams fiber and 21-23 grams sugar.
Dei Fratelli Truly Tomato is available in three varieties — Petite Cut Tomatoes, Rustic Cut Tomatoes and Finely Chopped Tomatoes with Onion and Carrot & Celery. The Truly Tomatoes products are packed in a light tomato puree, do not contain artificial additives or preservatives and are available in shelf stable cartons. Each 1/2 cup serving has about 30 to 60 calories, o grams saturated fat (of 0 to 2 grams total), 260 to 340 milligrams sodium, 5 to 9 grams sugar and 1 to 2 grams protein.
Rudi’s Gluten-Free Bakery introduced gluten-free ciabatta rolls in two varieties — Original and Rosemary Olive Oil; and gluten-free sandwich bread in two varieties —Deli-Style with Caraway Seeds and Double-Fiber Sandwich Bread. Both products are made with non-GMO ingredients, are gluten-free certified and preservative free. Each 1.2-ounce serving of the ciabatta rolls has 70 calories, 0 grams fat, 170 milligrams sodium, 1 gram sugar and 1 gram protein. Each 1.3-ounce serving of the sandwich bread has about 70-80 calories, 0 grams saturated fat (of 1.5-2 grams total), 170-200 milligrams sodium, 3-4 grams dietary fiber and 1 gram protein.
Yasso Frozen Greek Yogurt Bars are available in four varieties — Mint Chocolate Chip, Peanut Butter Cup, Chocolate Fudge, Dark Chocolate Raspberry and Sea Salt Caramel. They are made with natural ingredients and Greek yogurt. Each 2.5-ounce bar has about 80 - 130 calories, 0 - 4 grams saturated fat (of 0 - 6 grams total), 11 - 16 grams sugar and 5 - 7 grams protein. Kelly Sloan, intern with Bite of the Best: I like the flavor of these 100-calorie frozen Greek yogurt bars.
Melissa's Baby Brussels Sprouts are low calorie, high in fiber and rich in vitamin and minerals. Each 3-ounce serving has 38 calories, 22 milligrams sodium, 3 grams dietary fiber, 2 grams sugar and 3 grams protein.
Lipton Natural Energy Tea is a black tea that naturally contains caffeine and L-theanine, an amino acid. The teas contains 75 mg of caffeine and 20 mg L-theanine. Kelly Sloan, Bite of the Best Intern: The Lipton Natural Energy tea contains L-theanine, a naturally occurring amino acid found in tea that transmits brain nerve impulses. I enjoyed both the flavor and stimulating effect of the tea.
RiceSelect is available in new three varieties — Royal Blend with Chia, Arborio with Jalapeño and Arborio with Mushrooms. Each rice blend is non-GMO, contains US-grown seeds and are packaged in reusable jars. Each 3/4 cup of prepared rice contains about 170 - 190 calories, 1 - 3 grams dietary fiber and 3 - 5 grams protein.