Challenge Butter introduced a Lactose Free spreadable butter that is made by removing the milk solids though a clarification process and then blended with canola oil to create a smooth spreadable butter. Each 1-tablespoon contains 50 calories, 2 grams saturated fat (of 5.5 grams total) and 110 milligrams sodium.
Evolution Fresh Inspired by Dannon just introduced new Greek nonfat yogurts with fruit on the bottom. These yogurts, in clear packaging, are made without artificial sweeteners or preservatives. Each 5.3-ounce yogurt contains 120 calories, no fat, 15 to 16 grams sugar and 11 to 12 grams protein.
Health Warrior’s Chia Protein Bar are rich in omega-3s and provide 10 grams of plant protein from chia, oats, quinoa, and peas. These bars are dairy, gluten and soy free, and non-GMO and Kosher certified. Each bar contains 190 to 210 calories, 1 to 2.5 grams saturated fat (of 7 to 9 grams total), 10 to 11 grams sugar and an excellent source of fiber and good sources of calcium, iron and magnesium.
Chicken of the Sea introduced Sriracha Pink Salmon single serving pouches with premium wild-caught salmon, rich in protein and an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids flavored with sriracha. Each 2.5-ounce pouch contains 70 calories, 330 milligrams sodium and 13 grams protein.
Boar's Head Black Forest Beechwood Smoked Ham is naturally smoked with imported German beechwood and contains no fillers, MSG, gluten, artificial flavor or colors . This Ham is a lower sodium ham and is certified heart healthy by the American Heart Association. Each 2-ounce serving contains 60 calories, 0 grams saturated fat (of 1 gram total), 460 milligrams sodium and 10 grams protein.
American Flatbread introduced Fresh Basil Pesto & Feta, a new variety of these thin crispy, handmade pizzas that use organically grown wheat. One 1/2 pizza serving contains 440 calories, 7 grams saturated fat (of 21 grams total), 780 milligrams sodium and 16 grams protein. - bonnie: Tasty crispy wood-fired flatbread made using ingredients you can pronounce. Follow @BonnieBOTB
Goodie Girl Cookies introduced Crunchy Chaos butterscotch, chocolate chip cookies that are gluten free and Kosher certified. They are baked fresh with all natural ingredients. Each 2-cookie serving contains 130 calories, 3 grams saturated fat (of 5 grams total), 210 milligrams sodium and 11 grams sugar.
Chef'n PopTop microwave popcorn popper is made with heat resistant silicone, contains an internal measuring scale and can make up to 10 cups of popcorn without the use of oil.
Evolution Fresh and Dannon collaborated to introduce Evolution Fresh Smoothies and Greek Yogurt Parfaits sold exclusively at Starbucks nationwide. The smoothies and parfaits contain Dannon's nonfat Greek yogurt and Evolution Fresh cold-press, 100 percent fruit and vegetable juice. The parfaits also feature artisan granola, made without added flavors, artificial sweeteners or preservatives. Each parfait contains from 250 to 280 calories, 1 gram saturated fat (of 7 grams total), 20 to 25 grams sugar and 14 grams protein. Each 16-ounce smooth contains 170 to 230 calories, 32 to 42 grams sugar and 7 grams protein.
Planters Peanuts introduced two varieties: sea salt & vinegar and chili lime. These nuts are packaged in portable re-sealable cans providing convenience for eating on the go. Each 1-ounce serving contains 160 calories, 2 grams saturated fat (14 total fat), 7 grams protein and 160 milligrams sodium.
Plum Vida squeezable snacks are convenient, re-sealable portable pouches that contain 1/2 cup of fruits and vegetables. These USDA- certified organic snacks are non-GMO verified in non-BPA packaging. One pouch contains 70 to 80 calories and 10 to 13 grams sugar with a good source of fiber and an excellent source of vitamin A in the pineapple carrot mint pouch.
Snack Factory Pretzel Crisps introduced Gluten Free Minis featuring both original and salted caramel varieties. The bite-size pretzel crackers are made with potato starch and rice flour, instead of wheat flour. Each 30 to 35-cracker serving has 110 to 120 calories, 1.5 grams saturated fat (of 3 to 4 grams total) and 390 to 410 milligrams sodium.
Cork Pops Legacy Wine Opener utilizes a low-pressure cartridge to remove the cork from the bottle. The wine opener comes packaged with one cartridge that will open 60 to 80 bottles of wine. - bonnie: Loved how easily the Legacy Wine Opener opened bottles of wine. Sadly mine was a dud, only opening 8 bottles not the boasted 60, before the cartridge stopped working. A new cartridges is $10.50. Follow @BonnieBOTB
Post introduced Honey Bunches of Oats Breakfast Biscuits pre-packeged for convenient consumption on the go. One serving provides over 55% of your days whole grains with 30 grams per serving. Each 4-biscuits serving contains 230 calories, 2 to 2.5 grams saturated fat (of 9 grams total), 4 grams fiber, 11 to 12 grams sugar and 5 grams protein.
Drop Kitchen iPad App provides interactive recipes while connected through Bluetooth to the Drop Connected Kitchen Scale to yield accurate measurements. You place a bowl on the scale, drop in an ingredient, weigh the ingredient and move to the next step. The app features one-bowl recipes, tare (re-scaling of quantities) and suggested substitute ingredients. - bonnie: It's an interesting concept, but not fully ready for prime time. The company need lots more tweaking to make Drop really useful. Check back next year. Follow @BonnieBOTB
Win Goodie Girl Cookies Gift Bag, featuring their t-shirt, tote and all five varieties of cookies including mint slims, oatmeal raisin, crunchy chaos, quinoa choice chip and midnight brownie. These cookies are gluten free and kosher certified. Goodie Girl Cookies Gift Bag FREEBIE ends midnight EST July 1, 2015, when one (1) lucky winner will be selected at random to win all five flavors of the 6-ounce bag of cookies, t-shirt and tote – valued at $45. The FREEBIE is open to US residents, eighteen (18) years of age or older before June 30, 2015. Void where prohibited by law. TO WIN: Post a comment about Goodie Girl Cookies. Be [...]
Mediterra Nutrition Bars are filled with nuts or seeds that are inspired by the Mediterranean diet and come in three different styles (Savory, Yogurt & Oat and Sesame Honey Energy) with two varieties of each. They contain non-GMO ingredients and are naturally gluten free. Each bar varies from 160 to 200 calories, 1 to 3 grams saturated fat (of 6 to 12 grams total), 14 to 15 grams sugar and 5 to 7 grams protein. Olivia Ostunio, intern at Bite of the Best: My favorite, the sweet and nutty Yogurt & Oat Bar with Apricot & Pistachio, contains more protein and fiber compared to the other varieties and makes a great [...]
The Zilofresh Egg is an eco-friendly reusable air freshen for the fridge. It contains a disc — made from a metal alloy — that sits in the plastic egg and neutralizes odors when it's combined with water and air. In other words, as long as you keep the disc in the plastic egg immersed in water, it will kill orders forever. - bonnie: Love that this lasts forever, as long as you keep it filled with water. Follow @BonnieBOTB
Snappers introduced two new varieties of their sweet and salty treats: peanut pretzel and dark chocolate sea salt caramel. Four pieces has 160 calories, 3.5 grams saturated fat (of 5 to 6 grams total) and 11 to 12 grams sugar.
Arnott's Tim Tam Cookies are Australian made, chocolaty on the outside, light and crunchy on the inside in two varieties original and chewy caramel. Two cookies contain 190 calories, 5 grams saturated fat (of 10 grams total) and 18 grams sugar.