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Top 10 Foods You Should Buy Online

Are you trying to eat healthier but aren't sure what products to buy?

Finding healthy specialty foods can be difficult at your neighborhood grocery store, but purchasing healthy food online is incredibly easy and convenient, and oftentimes you can find foods at a much cheaper price online. Check out which products made our list of the top 10 healthy foods you should buy online.

Nacho Mom’s Vegan Queso

Who doesn’t love delicious, gooey queso? What’s not to love is all the fat and calories that most queso dips have. But Nacho Mom’s is nacho everyday fatty queso. This spicy vegan cheese sauce created by a Texas chef contains no allergens, soy, lactose, nuts, or gluten, and contains only 10 calories per serving. It is made from artisanal vegan cheese, chiles, chopped tomatoes, and blend of flavorful spices.

Guy’s Sugar-Free BBQ Sauce

Most barbeque sauces are chock-full of sugar and contain significantly more calories than you might think, especially since you often end up using much more than the suggested two-tablespoon serving. But television personality and restaurateur Guy Fieri’s award-winning sugar-free barbeque sauce delivers all of the mouth-watering flavor without all of the sugar and calories. A two-tablespoon serving has just 10 calories, much less than the average 70-90-calorie serving of most BBQ sauces.

Go Raw Products

Go Raw has over fifty organic, vegan, non-GMO, sprouted raw snacks foods, many of which I’ve tried and loved. Their product line-up includes protein bars, sprouted bars, sprouted cookies, coconut crisps, sprouted bites, sprouted flax snax, sprouted seeds, sprouted granola, raw chocolate, and sprouted salad bowls.

Roasted Seaweed Crisps

Dried, roasted Korean seaweed—often called nori—is a snack I’ve been enjoying for years and it is finally getting the recognition it deserves. These paper-thin, crispy, savory snacks are made from lightly-roasted, seasoned seaweed. Depending on brand and flavor, they range in calories from 10-30 per serving and although they satisfy a salty craving, they’re much lower in sodium than most potato chips. Even better, nori seaweed has high levels of vitamins A, C, and B12, along with calcium, potassium, selenium, iron, and magnesium. Several brands to look for include Annie Chun’s, Halo, Kim’s, gimMe, Sea’s Gift, and Seaweed Love.

Dang Onion Chips

A healthier alternative to potato chips, these crunchy, savory snacks are made from whole onions. They are great in salads, burgers, soups, casseroles (perhaps make a healthier version of the classic green bean casserole), or straight out of the bag. Although the calorie count is similar to regular potato chips, Dang onion chips are loaded with fiber, have fewer carbs, and have far less sodium. A one-ounce serving contains 150 calories, 8 grams of fat, 18 grams of carbohydrate, 4 grams of fiber, and 1 gram of protein. They come in four flavors: sea salt, chipotle garlic, salt and pepper, and applewood BBQ.

Nuts.com Products

A family-run business that started back in 1929 just selling roasted nuts, Nuts.com provides premium quality nuts, dried fruit, chocolates, sweets, coffee, tea, snacks, and baking ingredients. They buy directly from growers and their products are incredibly fresh—the nuts are roasted the same day they are shipped out to you.

Roasted Chickpeas

A quarter-cup serving of fragrant, crunchy, protein-packed, fiber-full roasted chickpeas contains about 120-140 calories, 3-4 grams of fat (the healthy kind), 18 grams of carbohydrate, 5 grams of fiber, and 5-6 grams of protein. Several brands sold online include The Good Bean, Biena, Saffron Road, and Lebby, and they come in tantalizing flavors such as wasabi, ranch, honey & sriracha, Korean BBQ, sour cream & onion, sweet cinnamon, habañero, and Bombay spice, to name a few.

Health Warrior Chia Bars

These vegan, gluten-free snack bars boast some pretty impressive stats: 100-110 calories, 4 grams of hunger-squelching fiber, 3 grams of protein, and a whopping 1,100 mg of omega-3 fatty acids. These bars are mainly made from chia seeds and include other healthy ingredients such as cashew butter, rolled oats, nuts, and dried fruit.

Epic Protein Snacks

These unbelievably tasty protein snacks (jerky, bars, bites, strips, pork rinds, and bits for salad) are sourced from grass-fed, organic, non-GMO, open pasture-raised animals including beef, venison, wild boar, lamb, bison, chicken, and turkey. They even have bars and bites made from wild salmon, and they’re some of my favorites. To bolster flavor, Epic adds dried fruits, seeds, nuts, spices and herbs. Most of their products are high in protein, low in sugar, and free from gluten, grains, soy, and dairy.

Hippeas Chickpea Puffs

Made from chickpea (garbanzo bean) flour, these scrumptious snacks are a guilt-free alternative to cheese puffs. Hippeas, which come in a variety of flavors, including Far Out Fajita, Sriracha Sunrise, White Cheddar, Pepper Power, and Bohemian BBQ, are an organic, gluten-free, non-GMO, vegan snack. They provide fiber and plant protein along with phenomenal flavor. A one-ounce serving contains only 130 calories, 5 grams of fat (the healthy kind), 17 grams of carbohydrates, 3 grams of fiber, and 4 grams of protein.

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