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As a huge foodie AND a health nut, I’m always looking for delish, HEALTHY versions of my favorite snacks & foods. I love discovering new healthy options for typically unhealthy foods, & I totally geek out over grain-free, gluten-free, and/or sugar-free, organic goodies that I come across. 🤩
I love the fact that you can “healthify” any RECIPE & make healthy versions of pretty much ANY food your heart desires, but this post is all about some of my favorite STORE-BOUGHT food items. Because sometimes it’s nice to be able to find some of your favorite food staples in the store rather than having to make them all. I’m all for convenience without sacrificing health! 👍
This post goes over some of my favorite grain-free, gluten-free, & sugar-free foods — ranging from chips to crackers, chocolate to pasta, & more. 😋
How I’ve Saved Hundreds of Dollars on My Fave Organic Superfoods
So where do you FIND these healthy foods that I speak of?? Well, the good news is that more & more grocery stores are starting to carry more organic, grain-free, gluten-free, sugar-free, & truly healthy food options.
Some of the foods I’ll mention in this post are still hard to find in local grocery stores though, with the exception of health food stores, like Whole Foods.
But regardless of whether you can find these goodies in a local store or not, one of MY favorite places to get these foods from is an online marketplace called Thrive Market.
Thrive Market is a healthy & super-affordable online market, which offers the best-selling natural & organic products at wholesale prices through a yearly membership. It’s basically like Costco meets Whole Foods, but online! ☺️
For less than $5 a month, you can shop 4,000 of the highest quality foods (as well as supplements, home products, personal care, & beauty products) from more than 400 of the best brands on the market — all delivered straight to your door at 25-50% below retail prices. 🙌
Thrive Market is seriously life-changing, & the annual membership fee can pay for itself in the first month because of how much you save. For real, we’ve saved hundreds of dollars on our favorite organic, healthy snacks & foods compared to buying the same items at local grocery stores! 🙌
Not to mention, a lot of these delicious foods can be hard to find in a store near you (at least that’s the case for me & my family).
And as if saving 25-50% on these delish foods wasn’t enough of a reason to love Thrive Market, here’s another really cool thing they do: For every paid membership, Thrive donates one membership to a low-income American family.
So not only are YOU saving money, but you’re helping provide healthy food for families in need & you’re supporting a company that values generosity, health, & a better world. 💜
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12 Grain-Free, Gluten-Free, & Sugar-Free Foodie Finds
Alright, my friend: Here are 12 of my favorite, frequently-purchased goodies (all grain-free, gluten-free, & sugar-free) that I’m pretty much obsessed with! 🙃
Again, you may be able to find some of these foods at your local grocery store or at health food stores, but one of my favorite places to get them is Thrive Market (because: 25-50% off retail prices & delivered to my door = can’t beat that! 🤷🏽♀️).
1. Nuco Coconut Wraps
These things are literally the best thing since sliced bread! 😍 Amazing texture, stability, thickness, flavor — AND they’re only made with organic coconut. Completely grain-free, gluten-free, & low-carb, and perfect for tacos, wraps, burritos, & more! I love the “Original” flavor & the “Turmeric” flavor.
2. Siete Grain Free Tortilla Chips
Chips are one of mine & my husband’s BIGGEST weaknesses (like, we’ve been known to devour entire “family size” bags of chips in one sitting)! But thanks to the Siete brand, we can now get our chip fix without the guilt, GMO-corn, unhealthy oils, or other bad ingredients. #yay!! 🤗
These chips are grain-free, gluten-free, & made with healthy alternatives like coconut flour, cassava flour, & avocado oil. They come in several different flavors (my favorite is Lime), & they’re basically a dream come true! 👌
3. Jackson’s Honest Potato Chips
We don’t eat a TON of potatoes, but if you’re gonna eat potato chips, I highly recommend the Jackson’s Honest brand. They have a few different flavors (including Sea Salt, Purple Heirloom Potatoes, & Sweet Potatoes) — all of which are made with just organic, non-GMO potatoes, organic coconut oil, & sea salt.
These are the healthiest potato chips I’ve found so far, & I absolutely ADORE these chips! 😍
4. Simple Mills Almond Flour Crackers
Crackers: Similar to chips, & another one of my weaknesses! There’s just something about the crunchiness & saltiness & dip-ability (is that a word? 🤓 haha) of chips & crackers that I can’t get over.
But thanks to the Simple Mills brand, I can enjoy healthy crackers without grains, gluten, or unhealthy fats. These crackers are made with healthier ingredients like almond flour, cassava flour, & organic sunflower oil.
There are a number of different flavors (I especially love the “Rosemary & Sea Salt” flavor & the “Farmhouse Cheddar” flavor)! 💜
5. Lily’s Chocolate
Calling all chocolate lovers! Lily’s brand provides us with the gift of sugar-free, healthy chocolate — made with healthy sweeteners like stevia & erythritol rather than high-glycemic sugars or artificial sweeteners. #yesplease! 🙋♀️
Lily’s makes chocolate chips (perfect for cookies, pancakes, & baking), as well as chocolate bars (perfect for just savoring one bite — or bar 🙃 — at a time!).
My favorite chocolate bars right now are the “Sea Salt” Dark Chocolate & the “Carmelized & Salted” chocolate.
6. Miracle Noodles
These clear noodles are so appropriately named — because they are low-carb, grain-free, gluten-free, & somehow taste absolutely incredible! Seriously, I think to this day there isn’t anything BETTER than Miracle Noodles as a healthy substitute for pasta — the texture, flavor, softness, & everything are spot on. 👌
Miracle Noodles are also known as Shirataki Noodles & are made from Japanese konjac yam, and they are perfect for a healthy pasta night!
7. Kelp Noodles
Another thin, clear noodle that can become super soft when cooked in certain sauces, which makes them taste a lot like regular pasta. Kelp Noodles are grain-free, gluten-free, low-carb, & a great alternative for pasta!
8. Tolerant Organic Bean & Lentil Noodles
We try to keep beans & lentils in moderation because they’re pretty starchy/carby, but the Tolerant brand Organic Bean & Lentil Noodles are still a great option for a healthy pasta dish! They have a pretty similar taste & texture to regular pasta, & they’re loaded with plant-based protein & fiber.
9. Organic Roasted Garlic Tomato Sauce
Speaking of healthy pasta alternatives, you gotta have a delicious & healthy sauce to go with it, right?! 😄 Well, if you’re a garlic lover like I am, you’ll LOVE this Organic Roasted Garlic Tomato Sauce! (And if not, there are several other tasty flavors, too!)
Unlike most store-bought pasta sauces, this brand doesn’t have any added sugars or unhealthy oils — which makes it the perfect companion for healthy pasta, pizza, stir-frys, & more.
10. Primal Kitchen Dressings & Mayos
Ok, let’s talk salad dressings for a second… I’m normally just fine with super simple homemade dressings (my go-to is just organic extra-virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegar or apple cider vinegar, sea salt & pepper).
BUT, sometimes it’s nice to have something a little more flavorful, unique, or complex — especially if you don’t have to make it. 😉 The problem is, almost all store-bought dressings have refined sugars, unhealthy oils, or both.
Well, Primal Kitchen is an answer to our salad dressing prayers: They’re made with avocado oil, they’re refined-sugar-free, & full of healthy ingredients. It’s one of the ONLY healthy salad dressings I’ve found so far.
There are several amazing flavors (like Greek, Honey Mustard, Caesar, Ranch, & more!), AND Primal Kitchen also has healthy MAYO (which comes in a few different flavors as well)! 🙌
11. Artisana Organics Raw Cashew Butter
Artisana Organics is a super high-quality brand that I love, & one of my favorite foods they make is organic raw cashew butter. SOOO creamy, dreamy, & delish! 😍
It’s a bit of a splurge, but if you like nut butters (almond butter, peanut butter, etc.), then you’ve gotta give this heavenly spread a try (I’d recommend buying it from somewhere like Thrive Market where you can save several dollars on a jar!)!
12. Organic Sprouted Popcorn
One of my hubby & I’s favorite treats is homemade organic popcorn, made on the stove & popped in organic coconut oil (& drenched in organic grass-fed butter & sprinkled with sea salt of course!). 👌
This popcorn takes it up another notch health-wise because it’s not only organic, but it’s also sprouted. Sprouted grains, beans, lentils, & corn are lower in starch, higher in nutrients, & easier to digest.
This is about as healthy as it gets if you’re craving some popcorn with your next movie night or Netflix binge. 🍿
Mmm… Getting hungry yet?? I know I am just writing this post! 🙋♀️
If you’re as excited about healthy, delicious foods as I am, I know you’re gonna want to give some of these 12 grain-free, gluten-free, & sugar-free foodie finds a try!
And if you want to save 25-50% off of retail prices (aka hundreds of dollars over time!), then do yourself a favor & check out Thrive Market online! ☺️
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Author: Dr. Christi Shuppe