The Best Snacks You Can Buy at Kroger Right Now, Says Dietitian
One of my favorite things about the fall season is the snacks. From cozy caramel to satisfying apple, fall flavors are the stuff that dreams are made of. And while we can certainly snag some fall-friendly foods at our local bakery or festival, there are some totally yummy seasonal snacks available at your local Kroger too, allowing you to bring the fall season inside your own home. Whether you're hunkering down during this chilly season or hosting family and friends over the holiday, having healthy snacks on-hand is a must.
Instead of leaning on your run-of-the-mill choices, why not offer up some choices that play into the seasonal spirit? The next time you make a Kroger run, check out these snacks that are great for the fall season and beyond! Read on for my 10 favorite snacks to buy at Kroger right now, and for more on how to eat healthy, don't miss 25 Foods You Should Never Buy at Kroger.
PopCorners Kettle Corn Popped-Corn Snack
Reminiscent of fall carnivals, this classic snack flavor, Kettle Corn PopCorners brings the taste of fall fun into your own home. Never fried, Non-GMO Project Verified, and 130 calories per serving, Kettle Corn PopCorners are a delicious treat for movie night and holiday entertaining. Pro tip: These snacks make a great pairing with pumpkin-flavored dips for a family-favorite sweet and salty treat.
That's It Crunchables Organic Apples and Pumpkin Seeds
There is something about the combo of apples and pumpkin seeds that just screams fall. This snack is made with only real apples, pumpkin seeds, and a bit of salt, making it a natural nosh that is great to toss in your travel bag or purse for easy seasonal snacking.
Wonderful Pistachios No Shell, Honey Roasted
Wonderful Honey Roasted Pistachios are made from pre-shelled pistachios and are kissed with a hint of honey for a bit of added sweetness that pairs perfectly with most fall recipes and dishes. And if you are trying to bump up your plant-based protein intake over the holiday season, know that Wonderful Pistachios is a good source of complete plant protein, with over 10% of your daily value of protein per serving. Plus, pistachios boast more than 30 different vitamins, minerals and nutrients, making this snack not only tasty but good for you too!
UNREAL Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups
We all love a sweet treat during the holiday season. And UNREAL Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups fit the bill in a better-for-you and delicious way. These cups only contain 5 grams of sugar per cup and they are free from anything artificial. Use them in classic holiday cookie recipes, swap them out for plain chocolate when creating the ultimate s'more, or simply enjoy them on their own during cozy nights.
Applegate Naturals Genoa Salami
Charcuterie boards are one of the easiest and most impressive-looking things to serve over the holidays. And we all know that having high-quality meats on our holiday boards is a must-have during the season. That is why Applegate Naturals Genoa Salami is a must-have if charcuterie boards are on your entertaining menu. And since this salami is free from chemical nitrates and nitrites, gluten and dairy-free, and made from animals that are humanely raised, serving this meat along with other charcuterie staples will help make charcuterie board-serving extra satisfying.
Purely Elizabeth Pumpkin Fig Ancient Grain Granola
If you are having guests staying with you over the holiday, having this seasonal granola on hand makes for an easy and festive breakfast. Simply sprinkle some of this tasty granola on top of yogurt for a pumpkin-centric first meal that is grain-free and full of fiber.
Clif Bar Spiced Pumpkin Pie Energy Bars
Just because you are on the go, it doesn't mean that you can't enjoy the flavors of the season. This energy bar contains 8 grams of protein and 4 grams of fiber for some major staying power. And since enjoying it is almost as satisfying as eating a slice of homemade pumpkin pie, you will have no problem chowing down on one before a heavy workout, a fall-friendly hike, or your annual Autumn game of flag football.
Oui by Yoplait Pumpkin Caramel French Style Yogurt
Made with real pumpkin puree along with decadent French-style yogurt, this snack is not only delicious, but it is good for you too, thanks to the calcium, protein, and live and active cultures that it provides.
Made In Nature Organic Figgy Pops Cranberry Pistachio
There aren't many fruits that scream "holidays" like cranberries do. And these energy balls are thankfully packed with that uniquely sweet-tart goodness. Made with ingredients like dates, apricots, and, of course, cranberries, these sweet snacks satisfy any sweet tooth with seasonal flair.
Sheila G's Salted Caramel Brownie Brittle
A salted caramel brownie taste with a cookie crunch makes for a perfect nosh paired with a cozy cup of tea (or wine – we don't judge) and enjoyed with friends around a fire. Plus, these snacks are lower in calories than many other sweet treats and are made with only natural ingredients.
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