The 100 Healthiest Foods of 2020
Americans are getting smart about what we're putting into our bodies, and food manufacturers are listening.
Luckily for us, the products we can buy in grocery stores are reflecting all of these changes. And if you've walked into a grocery store at all in 2020, you know what's coming: high-protein, low-sugar, plant-based, dairy-free foods. But just because a product meets these buzzwords, it doesn't necessarily make it good for you.
That's why we went ahead and compiled a list of some of the best, healthy groceries that were introduced to store shelves in 2020, along with other healthy favorites that we've had in our carts the last few years. Adding these foods to your shopping list will help you snack smarter, meal prep more easily, and stick to your healthy eating plan all throughout the year.
We've done all the groundwork, so all you'll have to do is add these 100 healthiest foods of 2020 to your next shopping list. And while you're making healthier changes, be sure to try out any of the 21 Best Healthy Cooking Hacks of All Time!
Healthiest Snacks, Chips, and Bar
Squash your hunger with these better-for-you bites and that won't leave you feeling hungry.
HIPPEAS Tortilla Chips
While HIPPEAS might be known for their chickpea puffs, they went ahead and dropped some tortilla chips. Don’t worry—these gluten-free and vegan chips are made with chickpeas, too, and they serve up to 3 grams of protein per serving size.
Karma Cinnamon Wrapped Cashews
These air roasted cashews are perfect when you’re craving something sweet and savory, as you’ll get hints of cinnamon spice and vanilla.
Whisps Hot & Spicy
Is there really anything better than snackable cheese crisps? Here, Whisps added a punch of spice to their exclusively-aged cheddar cheese to create a crisp that is said to “bring the heat.”
Pop Bitties Maple and Sea Salt Chips
These light, crunchy ancient grain Pop Bitties chips are gluten and corn-free, and are made with whole-grain sorghum, brown rice, quinoa, and chia. One bite, and you're in for a slightly sweet and salty flavor.
Blue Diamond Spicy Dill Pickle Almonds
Almonds, dill pickle, and the spice of Sriracha—the trio you never knew you needed. Until Blue Diamond brought them together in this yummy snack option!
Applegate Naturals Charcuterie Plate,Genoa Salami & Pepper Jack
There really is nothing quite like a charcuterie board, and Applegate’s take makes for a filling snack. Here, you get uncured chorizo salami and cheddar cheese bites along with milk chocolate-covered grain-free pretzels.
Harvest Snaps Crunchions, Kickin' BBQ
Harvest Snaps debuted this plant-based, gluten-free, baked, veggie-based snack in 2020 that is said to “have your taste buds celebrating.” Who knew red lentils could be so tasty?
Ka-Pop! Vegan Cheddar Puffs
Ka-Pop! Vegan Cheddar Puffs are—you guessed it—dairy-free and are still just as finger-licking good.
TakeOut Meal-In-A-Bag Puffs, White Chedda
The one takeaway from these puffs? If you happen to eat the whole bag in one sitting (which we all know can happen!), you're actually getting 21 grams of plant-based protein. Not a bad deal!
Tru Fru Indulge on the Go Grab and Go Packs, Real Raspberries
Unlike the oil-soaked fruit juice concentrate that traditional chocolate-covered fruit snacks use, 100% real, freeze-dried fruit is the star of tru fru's bites. Each whole, freeze-dried raspberry (rich in antioxidants and high in nutrients) is cloaked in a hearty layer of sustainably-sourced dark chocolate. The result is a snack with 6 fewer grams of sugar and real ingredients—you won't find any corn syrup or canola oil here.
Jack Link's Zero Sugar Beef Jerky
Jack Link's newest jerky is a zero-sugar beef jerky made with lean-meat beef and no preservatives or added nitrates. Each two-serving bag contains more than 30 grams of protein.
Upton's Naturals Vegan Jerky Bites, Pineapple Pink Peppercorn
This vegan jerky alternative has half the sodium of other beef jerky brands on the market and still serves up 75 percent of the protein. Plus, it's plant-based and vegan.
Split Nutrition Peanut Butter + Grape Jelly
This classic combo is a classic for a reason: it's the perfect pair of healthy fats, energizing carbs, and protein to nourish your body on the go. And now, Split has made it even easier to indulge in your PB&J wherever you are, with side-by-side packets of palm-oil-free peanut butter and grape jelly.
Shrewd Food Protein Puffs, Brick Oven Pizza
What you can always count on when you’re opening a bag of these crunchy snacks is savory flavors and just 2 carbs per serving. Plus, the amount of protein you get there? Well, it’s much more than you would get from an actual slice of pizza! This makes it a perfect for pre or post-workout snack, or, really, anytime the snack craving hits.
Bada Bean Bada Boom Crunchy Broad Beans, Sweet Sriracha
Bada Bean Bada Boom is a crunchy broad bean snack that packs in an impressive 7 grams of protein and 5 grams of fiber in a 100-calorie serving. You'll find yourself throwing these in your gym bag, purse, desk, or glove compartment to stave off mid-day munchies.
Beanfields Chips, Jalapeno Lime
You can tell a good bean chip by the first ingredient. It should read beans, not flour. These Beanfields chips certainly meet the criteria.
Peatos, Zesty Ranch
Do away with that feeling of regret after making your way through a huge bag of empty-calorie cheese snacks. Instead, grab a bag of Peatos. Made from peas and lentils instead of corn and potato, Peatos have twice the protein and three times the fiber of your favorite bag of Cheetos, so you'll feel full and satisfied after snacking.
Lesser Evil Power Curls, Spicy Salsa
We see you, Lesser Evil. Naming this snack a "curl" wasn't just coincidental: these high-protein curls are sure to help your biceps bulge so you can step up on your curling reps in the gym. They're salty, savory, and a little spicy, making for a satisfying snack.
Rhythm Superfoods Beet Chips
Crunchy, sour, sweet, tangy: it's all your favorite snack flavors in one high-fiber pouch.
Enjoy Life Protein Bites, Dark Raspberry
Looking for a sweet snack that also happens to be a good source of protein? Enjoy Life makes these decadent bites that are one of the first products to be certified FODMAP Friendly for people following a low-FODMAP diet.
Wilde Chips Chicken Chips, Chicken + Waffles
Chicken and waffles? In a chip… that's made of chicken? We certainly wouldn't have guessed that this futuristic food would drop as early as 2019, but we're not complaining about this low-carb snack.
Fitjoy Grain Free Pretzels
More people are opting for a grain-free diet, whether it's for digestive reasons or because they're following a clean-eating diet like Whole30, and FitJoy is here for you. Their grain-free pretzels are made with cassava and chickpea flour and tossed in pink Himalayan sea salt.
Popchips Yes Peas, Himalayan Salt
These chips need just three simple ingredients to come together: whole green & yellow peas, a hint of oil, and a dash of seasoning. The result is a lower-fat, higher-protein, higher-fiber chip that'll help you stick to a cleaner diet.
Just the Cheese Baked Cheese Bars, Grilled Cheese
Instead of "made with 100% real cheese," these bars are "made of 100% real cheese." Each pair of bars offers an authentic cheesy taste that you can take on the go. And unlike other cheese crisp snacks, Just the Cheese is oven-baked, which caramelizes the cheese for a cheesier flavor and crunchier texture. Use these low-carb, high-protein cheese bars as a snack on their own, or pair them with apples for an added serving of fiber.
No Nuts! Protein Bar
The name of these bars says it all—there are 100% nut-free. These chocolate chip bars feature a chocolate coating on the bottom, making this protein bar feel more like a good-for-you dessert.
Jimmy! Keto Macadamia Nut Protein Bar
This gluten-free bar is made up of a blend of macadamia nuts, almonds, and peanuts with dark chocolate morsels. It's high fat, low net carbs, and low sugar—all the aspects you would expect from a keto-friendly bar.
Carrot Cake ONE PLANT Bar
One Plant went ahead and added new flavors in 2020, with Carrot Cake joining the mix—and if it's not in your pantry yet, it soon will be. With 12 grams of plant-based protein, these bars will easily help fuel you on the go.
Mighty Sesame TahiniBAR
You might not have thought to have tahini in a sweet snack bar, but Mighty Sesame did just that, infusing the ingredient into their 100-calorie, gluten, and dairy-free snack bars.
BOSS Bar Think Brainpower
This no-added-sugar, fruit-based bar is infused with a spearmint extract that's clinically shown to help with multitasking and concentration.
LARABAR Protein, Almond Butter Chocolate Brownie
You may have glazed passed this because you saw LARABAR in the title, but wait! The whole food bar isn't just natural sugar anymore. They've added pea protein to boost the protein content so this bar becomes the perfect post-sweat snack.
Churro One Plant Bar
A churro is an overly sweet, decadent dessert choice, but now, you can enjoy it in a protein bar version and feel much better! This vegan and gluten-free bar is made with 12 grams of plant based protein.
Clif Whole Lotta Bar, Spiced Almond Ginger
People are cutting back on sugar, and companies are listening. Clif does that by upping up the nuts and seeds and switching to date paste instead of brown rice syrup.
EPIC Rise & Grind, Uncured Bacon + Pork + Egg Yolks
When you don't have time to make yourself eggs and bacon in the morning, you can still get the favorite taste you love in bar form.
Ohi Superfood Peanut Butter Bars
When you find your protein bar in the refrigerated section, you know you're about to bite into something that's made of real food. That's certainly the case with OHi bars. And real food only matters if it tastes good, right? Luckily, OHi wins on that front as well.
Annie's Cookie Dough Protein Bar
Kids deserve more! Annie's has you covered with a bar that'll please your kiddos' tastebuds while checking off all your nutritional standard boxes.
Bob's Red Mill Peanut Butter & Jelly Oats Bob's Bar
Bob's Better Bars prove that your oatmeal bar doesn't have to be all carbs and nothing else. Carry your PB&J in your pocket and eat on the go with this pick.
DNX Grass-Fed Beef & Uncured Bacon Jalapeño Bar
Because this meat bar is made of beef and pork, it's the only keto-compliant bar that doesn't need to use isolated whey or soy protein powders to boost protein levels.
Healthiest Breakfast Foods
Jumpstart your day and get your diet on track first thing in the morning with these wholesome a.m. eats.
Organic Valley Egg Bites with Feta & Chives
Think of these egg bites from Organic Valley as a way to have an omelet in the most convenient want possible! And with 14 grams of protein.
Birch Benders Keto Waffles
No gluten, grains, or added sugar in sight? These keto-friendly waffles from Birch Benders are worth adding to your breakfast rotation.
Seven Sundays Real Berry Grain Free Cereal
Something to keep in mind about this crunchy and sweet cereal? The fact that it only has eight ingredients, which is a very short list compared to others you'll see on shelves! This grain-free cereal is even made with sunflower seed protein, too.
Sabra Breakfast Everything Hummus Toast
Finally, brands are starting to steer away from the classic sugary breakfast Americans are used to. In this new product, Sabra capitalizes on the everything bagel trend by pairing delicious hummus with everything bagel seasoning and crispy, whole-grain toast. The result is a convenient morning snack that doesn't drown you in sweetness.
Peckish, Fried Rice
Peckish has perfected the hard-boiled egg. It's closer to a soft-boiled egg than the hard-boiled eggs you were used to from your school cafeteria, with a creamy yolk that even hard-boiled-egg-haters will love. Dip your two organic, certified-humane eggs into a crispy quinoa dip that's flavored with green onion, tamari, and sweet carrot flakes for a healthy breakfast that's reminiscent of—and healthier than—your favorite takeout dish.
CORE Overnight Oatmeal Bar, Peanut Butter Chocolate
If you love the convenience of overnight oats, but want the added benefits of gut-healthy probiotics, you'll love the CORE Bar. And just like overnight oats, you'll also find CORE Bars in the fridge because they're made with real ingredients—like oats, nuts, dates, and chia seeds—and zero added sugar or preservatives. The combination of probiotics and prebiotics enhances the bar's gut-friendly benefits to promote digestive health. You can also make your core happy on the go—these bars will last out of the fridge for a week.
Vital Farms Egg Bites, Uncured Bacon & Cheddar Cheese
For those mornings when you really want a protein-packed breakfast to kickstart your day, but you might not have all the time to spend in the kitchen, allow Vital Farms' Egg Bites to come in. These refrigerated bites are made with humanely raised uncured bacon and pasture-raised cheddar cheese, making for a delicious combo.
Daily Harvest Sweet Potato + Wild Rice Hash Harvest Bowl
The savory breakfast train (or a classic lunch) is here and we're all for it. Daily Harvest—a frozen meal subscription service—will send you this heat-and-eat bowl of wild rice, sweet potato, and beans that tastes decadent, but is a nutritional powerhouse, providing 10 grams of fiber and 12 grams of protein per cup.
Fiber One Strawberries and Vanilla Clusters Cereal
Made with steel-cut oats, vanilla clusters, and real strawberries, Fiber One's newest cereal serves up 35 percent of your daily recommended value of fiber in every one-cup serving.
Sargento Sunrise Balanced Breaks with Colby-Jack Natural Cheese
Having on-the-go breakfasts available in the morning is a must when you have a busy schedule. Pair cheese cubes with seeds, coconut, and dried fruit for a medley of crunchy, delicious flavors.
Magic Spoon Cereal, Cocoa
You'll only find 3 grams of net carbs in this high-protein, healthy cereal that tastes as good as—if not better than—your favorite bowl of Cocoa Krispies.
Dave's Killer Bread Outta This World English Muffins, Rockin' Grains
The humble English muffin finally gets a facelift, thanks to the whole grain masters at Dave's Killer Bread. The Rockin' Grains flavor delivers the most whole grains of any organic English muffin on the market with 20 grams per muffin. You'll find everything from flax and sunflower seeds to millet and quinoa in these muffins.
Birch Benders Plant Protein Pancake & Waffle Mix
Ever polish off a plate of pancakes to just feel hungry afterward? That's because your traditional pancake mix is lacking in satiating macronutrients like fiber and protein. Birch Benders solves that problem with a plant-based approach.
Kellogg's Off the Grid Frozen Protein Waffles, Cinnamon Brown Sugar
Leggo your Eggo and switch to Kellogg's high-protein waffle for a satiating breakfast that'll fuel your day the right way.
Healthiest Proteins and Meals
We're all busy, so it certainly helps to take the load off and rely on ready-made products that have your health in mind.
Applegate Well Carved Grass-Fed Beef & Veggie Burger
If you're a meat-lover who is trying to eat more vegetables, this is the patty for you. Here, grass-fed beef is fused together with cauliflower, lentils, spinach, and butternut squash, serving up 1/3 cup of veggies per serving.
Banza Plant-Based Mac
Banza is made with chickpea pasta, which is naturally a healthier alternative. This mac and cheese happens to be gluten-free and vegan, and is packing a whopping 13 grams of protein and a solid six grams of fiber per serving. You can't ever really go wrong with this dairy-free option.
Cappello's White Pizza
Known for its grain and gluten-free pasta and cookie dough, Cappello's introduced two new pizzas this year. The White Pizza, which is made with almond flour, is topped with whole milk mozzarella, white cheddar cheese, caramelized onions, spinach, and a creamy, garlicky white sauce. Keep in mind the serving size listed is for half a pizza, so go ahead and share this with your loved ones, although it's so good, we don't blame you for wanting to eat it all yourself.
Cece's Veggie Co. Organic Zucchini and Marinara
For a Whole30-compliant meal on the go, pick up one of these meals from Cece's Veggie Co. Zoodles are paired with organic marinara for a delicious meal in a microwave-safe tray. Pair with some of your favorite frozen meatballs!
Teton Waters Ranch 100% Grass-fed Beef Burger Blend, Sea Salt & Cracked Pepper
Cut down on calories while enjoying your favorite barbecue food: burgers. These burger blends combine 100% grass-fed beef with mushrooms. The result is a frozen patty that cooks up perfectly on the grill and has amazing flavor. Plus, the mushrooms provide a boost of nutritional benefits while reducing the overall calorie and fat content of a traditional all-beef burger. Oh, and did we mention it's also Whole30-approved?
Banza Chickpea Rice
Watch out—pulses are taking over all your favorite carbs. First, it was pasta, and now it's rice. Banza developed the most amazing chickpea rice with impressive nutritional specifications: one serving has three times the protein, two times the fiber, and 30% fewer net carbs than your standard brown rice.
Dr. Praeger's All American Veggie Burger
One of our best veggie burgers, Dr. Praeger's newest All American Veggie Burger boasts 22 grams of clean pea protein, four types of veggies, and flavors from real ingredients like roasted garlic.
Beyond Meat Plant-Based Ground Beef
Meatballs, bolognese, tacos, and more. Your favorite ground beef recipes can easily get a plant-based makeover. Beyond Meat's combination of pea, mung bean, and rice delivers a complete protein full of all essential amino acids and serves up 20 grams of protein per 4-ounce serving.
Banza Pizza Crust
Banza strikes again, this time with a pizza crust that is made with chickpeas. With only 150 calories for one-quarter of the pizza, once you add the toppings, you can easily enjoy half of the entire pizza and not have to worry about sabotaging your health goals. Oh, and there are no added sugars in this crust either! It's naturally gluten-free and vegan, as well.
A Dozen Cousins Cuban Black Beans
Your side of beans just got a spiced-up makeover. A Dozen Cousins launched a line of ready-to-heat bean sides inspired by the traditional Black and Latino recipes the founder grew up with. Each flavor is vegan and comes packaged in BPA-free pouches for easy access so you can nosh on plant protein at work.
MorningStar Farms Cheezeburger
Don't worry, vegans, MorningStar has your back. You can now bite into a "cheese" burger made with only plant-based ingredients while also ingesting 23 grams of plant-based protein.
Nona Lim Indian Lentil Soup Heat & Sip Cup
Just one cup—not a whole bowl—of this seasoned soup from Nona Lim is enough to keep you full for hours. You can thank the 18% of your daily value of fiber and 10 grams of plant-based protein.
Aidells Whole Blends Italian Style Margherita Smoked Chicken Links
You don't have to take a trip all the way to Italy to get to experience the flavors! Aidells' smoked chicken links are combined with quinoa and barley, along with roasted tomatoes, basil, and provolone cheese, for a protein-packed dish.
Modern Table Creamy Parmesan & Herb Style Pasta
In the mood for some creamy, savory pasta? Well, that's exactly what you'll get from this Modern table dish. Oh, and it's dairy-free and loaded up with plant protein, too.
If you haven't tried a Jafflz enchilada yet, now is the time. Essentially, this is a better-for-you version of a Hot Pocket, with half the amount of sodium and double the protein.
Green Giant Harvest Protein Bowl, Italian Style
Green Giant's Harvest Protein Bowls are loaded up with a tasty blend of vegetables and whole grains for a quick, protein-packed meal.
Birds Eye Voila! Meatless Garlic Chick'n
With a mix of vegetables and plant-based chicken, this hearty vegetarian pasta dish is a quick, easy, and filling meal option.
Sweet Earth Chik'n Fajita Bowl
Sweet Earth took the classic fajita recipe and made it their own, serving up their plant-based Mindful Chik'n, black beans, onions, bell peppers, corn, poblanos, and a tangy tomatillo poblano sauce, all over a bed of cauliflower rice. Those 18 grams of protein are rather solid!
Green Giant Cauliflower & Spinach Gnocchi
Cauliflower has really made a name for itself when it comes to healthier frozen food options and it works great as a gnocchi base. This version from Green Giant is mixed with spinach, creating a savory meal.
From healthier sodas to wholesome juices, these are the healthy sips you should start drinking.
Blackberry Bubly Sparkling Water
Naked Half Naked Watermelon Passion Fruit
While your standard bottled smoothie can climb upwards of 50 grams of sugar, Naked's line of "Half Naked" sits right around half of that: 27 grams of sugar. The team at Naked accomplished this amazing feat not by diluting the bottle with water, but by using juices that are naturally lower in sugar.
Lifeway Plantiful Probiotic Drink, Mixed Berry
Probiotics don't have to be synonymous with dairy products like yogurt or kefir. Lifeway makes it easy for vegans and dairy-free folk to get their daily dose of probiotics in this creamy plant-based beverage that also boasts 10 grams of organic pea protein.
REBBL Cold Brew Coffee Plant Protein Elixir
This coffee protein elixir is packed with—you guessed it—plant protein and comes in at under 4 grams of sugar per bottle. Fun fact: This cold-brew coffee is actually steeped in cold water to help extract the benefits of coffee beans without as much acidity.
ALOHA Protein Shake, Vanilla
ALOHA's coconut milk-based, ready-to-drink protein shake is a quadruple threat. It delivers 18 grams of muscle-building, plant-based protein, MCT oil for a steady release of energy and endurance, prebiotics for gut health, and electrolytes to replenish lost nutrients after a tough workout.
Evolution Fresh Organic Celery Glow
Celery juice has climbed to popularity because of its purported health benefits of reducing inflammation, blood pressure, and the risk of cancer. You don't need to buy a juicer to hop on the trend: Evolution Fresh put out the first ready-to-drink celery juice, and it's delicious.
Koia Keto, Chocolate Brownie
Dieters following the keto diet know how vigilant you have to be to stick to your macros. Koia makes it easier to have a meal on the go with this bottled drink. Coconut milk and 9 grams of MCT oil make the base of this keto-friendly drink that's like indulging in a brownie but without any of the added sugar.
Happy Viking Plant Protein Shake
The Happy Viking protein shakes made their debut in 2020, and was co-founded by none other than seven-time Grand Slam Champion and four-time Olympic Gold Medalist Venus Williams in partnership with beverage company Dyla Brands. Happy Viking was inspired by Williams' plant-based diet, and is 100% vegan. Plus, it's loaded up with 20 grams of protein per bottle.
Medlie Veggie Glow Shot
Refreshing cucumber, lemon, and celery are blended with beauty-boosting collagen protein for a satisfying shot that really wakes up your palate.
You can have your cake and eat it, too—literally—when you're trying to eat healthy.
Dream Pops, Chocolate Lion
These plant-based gluten-free, and soy-free frozen pops feature a list of simple ingredients and with each bar packing only 4 grams of sugar, you really can’t find a better after-dinner sweet treat.
Bubbies Cookie Dough Ice Cream Bites
These are a bit more on the decadent side, so you do want to just eat one at a time. These cookie dough bites are filled with ice cream, making for one mini dessert that hits all the right notes.
Lily's Chocolate Mint Baking Chips
So we know this is for baking, but you're going to be adding these to desserts, right? These chocolate mint chips are a great option if you're trying to cut down on added sugar, as they're sweetened with Stevia, and use real, gluten-free ingredients.
SuperFat Keto Cookie Bites
SuperFat’s goal was to create a high-fat, low-carb product that just so happens to taste great, too. They did just that with these bite-size cookies, which are available in chocolate chip, peanut butter chocolate chip, and snickerdoodle.
Yasso Dipped Greek Yogurt Bars
Yasso introduced their Dipped Greek Yogurt Bars to perfectly satisfy your sweet tooth. Each bar is made with creamy Greek yogurt that is dipped in a chocolatey coating and crisped quinoa. And yes, they’re as delicious as you’re thinking!
Partake Foods Soft-Baked Cookies
Partake Foods soft-baked cookies are free of the top eight allergens, including gluten and dairy. So these are treats that just about everyone can enjoy.
Clio Less Sugar—Mixed Berry Greek Yogurt Bar
These Clio bars take dessert time to a whole new level. You get creamy Greek yogurt, berries, and dark chocolate, for only 100 calories and 1 gram of sugar. Are these bars magic? They just might be.
Eclipse Cookie Butter Ice Cream
Eclipse ice cream launched at the end of 2019, and it’s one plant-based ice cream you need to try if you haven’t yet. The Cookie Butter flavor features chunks of cookie that is swirled throughout sweet vanilla—can’t get better than that.
Enlightened Cookie Dough Bites
There really nothing is quite like the experience of eating actual chocolate chip cookie dough, and Enlightened's version is meant to be eaten straight out of the bag, or tossed into any ice cream flavor you want. No baking required! These cookie dough bites are low calorie, keto-friendly, and gluten-free, along with being oh so yummy.
MadeGood Soft Baked Mini Cookies, Chocolate Chip
Each pack has 120 calories, so they're perfectly portioned for your sweet tooth—no more eating a whole sleeve of Oreos! They also have 30% less sugar and half the sodium compared to Famous Amos Chocolate Chip Bite Size Cookies.
KIND Frozen Snack Bars
Your favorite fruit and nut bar made it to the freezer aisle. Think of KIND's new Frozen Snack Bar like the Snickers Ice Cream Bar but with less sugar and none of the corn syrup, mono and diglycerides, or artificial flavors.
Good Pop Organic, Vegan, Paleo-Friendly, Chocolate Fudge Pop
A clean-ingredient, paleo-friendly, vegan pop that's under 100 calories? GoodPop has you covered.
Simple Mills Brownie Almond Flour Mix
Your brownies now have up to 25% less sugar than other brands, nothing artificial, and are made with just eight whole-food ingredients. Oh, and cane sugar isn't the first ingredient, it's almond meal. These craveable brownies also happen to be keto- and paleo-friendly as well as gluten-free.
SmartSweets Sourmelon Bites
This healthy candy isn't loaded with sugar; it's loaded with fiber! SmartSweets Sourmelon Bites contain an entire day's worth of prebiotic, soluble fiber in each bag. Soluble fiber is fermented by the probiotic bacteria in your gut, which helps you absorb essential nutrients, keep appetite in check, lower inflammation, and regulate body weight. This is a particularly important benefit, as surveys show only 5% of Americans meet fiber intake recommendations.
Chloe's Dipped Pops, Strawberry
It's as if Chloe's took a chocolate-covered strawberry and turned it into a frozen treat. If you're looking to indulge, but still want to know you're sticking to your clean label promise, you've found your new favorite dessert in Chloe's Dairy-Free Dark Chocolate Dipped line. Each pop is only 120 calories and is made of strawberry puree, lemon juice, sugar, dark chocolate, coconut oil, and vanilla flavoring. There's no artificial colors, no artificial flavors, and no more sugar than you need.
Enlightened Vanilla Dark Chocolate Almond Bar
Vanilla low-calorie, low-sugar ice cream on the inside, dark chocolate, and almonds on the outside. Is there anything else we need to say?
So Delicious Dairy Free Oatmilk Frozen Desserts, Oatmeal Cookie
Creamy like the ice cream you're used to, this dairy-free and vegan frozen dessert is entirely reminiscent of a chewy oatmeal cookie. It's been a freezer favorite since it stepped on the scene, and it's still beloved.
Crunchmaster Protein Brownie Thins in Salted Caramel
You can eat 32 of these brownie thins, satisfy your sweet tooth, and only consume a few grams of sugar.
Alter Eco Mint Blackout 90% Cocoa Chocolate Bar
Keeping with the lower sugar trend, Alter Eco took their best-selling Dark Crisp Mint and made it even darker—and with less sugar.
Lily's Milk Chocolate Style Peanut Butter Cups
For a no-sugar-added, guilt-free treat that tastes like the classic candy you've grown to love, look no further than Lily's stevia-sweetened peanut butter cups. Each peanut butter cup contains less than 1 gram of sugar and 130 calories per two-cup serving.
Chilly Cow Ice Cream Sandwiches, Cookies n' Cream
Looking for a healthier version of your favorite ice cream sandwich? Chilly Cow makes a better-for-you ice cream sandwich with low-sugar, ultra-filtered milk, sugar alcohol, stevia, and extra protein from hemp, quinoa, and chickpea flours. The result is a sandwich that has fewer calories, nearly half the sugar, and twice the protein of Klondike's Vanilla Ice Cream Sandwich.