People love to snack. Whether it’s a bag of chips during lunch, a granola bar on the walk to the subway, or keeping some bite-sized treats in your office at all times, snacks are a crucial part of staying full throughout the day. While in the past, people prized snacks mostly for tasting good and satisfying cravings, nowadays people want more out of their munchies. This is why supermarket aisles are getting infiltrated with snacks that boast about their nutritious ingredients, their high protein contents, or if they’re organic, dairy-free, vegan, or raw.
Raw snacks are foods that have not been cooked above a temperature of 115°F. By not heating it over this point, manufacturers ensure that the vitamins and enzymes of their nutrient-dense snack stay intact. Enzymes make it easier for our bodies to digest food, so snacking on raw food not only satisfies your appetite, it keeps you from running into any annoying digestive problems. Sounds like a win-win to us! To try some raw snacks out yourself, check out these 15 raw snacks you can buy online right now!
Brad's Sweet Potato Raw Chips
Brad’s Sweet Potato Raw Chips are a healthy alternative to greasy potato chips. These chips are not fried or baked. Instead, they are dehydrated at 115°F to retain the nutrients and enzymes of the sweet potato. These non-GMO, organic, and gluten-free chips are made from carrots, yams, flax seeds, buckwheat groats, maple syrup, vanilla extract, allspice, nutmeg, extra virgin olive oil, and Himalayan salt. Reviewers are reporting that these chips are dense, flavorful, and healthy. They have been enjoying these crispy chips crumbled on salads, dunked in soups, or just by the handful. You can get one three-ounce bag for about $10.
Hemp Heart Bites
Do you want to get more hemp seeds into your daily diet but don’t want to necessarily think of innovative ways of incorporating it into your cooking? Well with Hemp Heart Bites, you can get all of the benefits of hemp seeds, in easy bite-sized form, no major culinary creativity required! In addition to having 10 grams of protein and 10 grams of omegas per serving, these hemp treats are raw and paleo. Reviewers are reporting that these bite-sized treats are filling, a great snack for active days, and have “just enough sweetness and crunch.” You can get one four-ounce back for about $5.
Raw Food Central Curt’s Classic Onion Rings
Eating raw doesn’t necessarily mean you have to give up all of your favorite comfort foods. You can find products that have the savory goodness of fried food but are actually raw. Take Raw Food Central Curt’s Classic Onion Rings, for instance. These onions may not have the same heavy breading as regular rings but they are given a crunchy exterior from organic cashews, sunflower seeds, and sea salt. Additionally, they are given a unique flavor with lemon and raisins. Reviewers are reporting that these onion rings satisfy cravings for greasy snacks, are deliciously crunchy, and taste great in wraps and salads in addition to on their own. You can get one 1.5-ounce bag for a little under $10.
Organic Gemini Tigernut Raw Snack
Despite what the name would have you believe, tigernuts are actually small root vegetables that are an excellent source of resistant starch, an essential prebiotic fiber that becomes fuel for our probiotics. Organic Gemini Tigernut Raw Snack is a nut-free, gluten-free, raw, and organic snack that is made with just one ingredient: tigernuts. Reviewers are reporting that these tigernuts are chewy, fibrous, mineral-rich, healthy, and energizing. You can get one 12-ounce bag for $13.
Righteously Raw Maca Chocolate
Maca is a native cruciferous plant in the same family as broccoli and cabbage and is considered a superfood due to the impressive amount of vitamins, minerals, amino acids, protein, and fiber it possesses. Righteously Raw Maca Chocolate pulverizes this nutrient-dense root into a powder and combines it with creamy cacao butter, mesquite powder, Himalayan pink salt, and vanilla bean powder. Reviewers are describing this raw product as delicious and energizing. To try it out for yourself, you can get a package of 32 chocolates for $33.
Barnana Bites Variety Pack
Pairing bananas with peanut butter or dark chocolate is a great snack that curbs your appetite and provides a hefty amount of nutrients. But don’t you sometimes wish there was an easier way to enjoy this snack on-the-go without the fear of a rotting banana? Well, with Barnana Bites Variety Pack, now there is. This raw, organic product contains bananas, soy lecithin, natural glaze, and then depending on the flavor in this variety pack, either coconut, peanut butter, or dark chocolate. Each serving (six pieces) provides 400 milligrams of potassium, 11 grams of fiber, and two grams of protein. Reviewers are raving about this product, saying that it’s deliciously addicting and perfect for breakfast or dessert. You can get this four pack (one of each flavor) for about $18.
Raw Revolution Spirulina Dream Bars
Be prepared for when hunger strikes with these Raw Revolution Spirulina Dream Bars. These gluten-free bars are made from organic cashews, dates, sunflower seed kernels, agave, almonds, spirulina, and flax seeds. While all of the ingredients are definitely on the wholesome side, spirulina is what makes this bar particularly attractive. Additionally, reviewers comment that compared to other spirulina-infused bars, it’s definitely one of the better tasting ones with the spirulina adding a fresh, clean, and pleasantly subtle taste. Get a pack of 12 bars for a little under $20.
Wonderfully Raw Organic Snip Chips
Wonderfully Raw Organic Snip Chips is a paleo, gluten-free, non-GMO, and organic parsnip coconut snack mix. Specifically, it is made with parsnips, raw coconut, raw cashews, apple cider vinegar, dill, garlic, lemon, chipotle, mustard seed, and Himalayan crystal salt. Reviewers are reporting that these chips are crunchy, have a sweet saltiness to them, a tangy-ness from the vinegar, and are generally wholesome, with one reviewer pointing out that one whole bag has a full serving of veggies. Not bad for chips! You can get one two-ounce bag for $8.50.
Natierra Nature’s All Foods Freeze-Dried Mangos
While having fresh fruit in the fridge is a must for anyone trying to eat more raw snacks, freeze-dried products are another great way to get nutrients from nature’s candy. Natierra Nature’s All Foods Freeze-Dried Mangos for instance, is a gluten-free, non-GMO, and raw snack that is made with organic and fair trade mangoes. Reviewers are describing this treat as guilt-free, crunchy, and great for a healthy snack or dessert. You can get one 1.5-ounce bag for $6.
Two Moms in the Raw Sprout Granola
This box of Two Moms in the Raw Soul Sprout may say breakfast cereal in the front, but rest assured that this product has all the sweet crunchy goodness of granola! Made primarily of sunflower seeds, coconut, raisins, banana, and almonds, reviewers have enjoyed this raw mix both by itself and with almond milk. Each 14-ounce box is about $14. Not bad for a handmade product!
Rhythm Superfoods Kale Chips
If you love kale, you will love Rhythm Superfoods Kale Chips. Even if you’re not the biggest kale fan, these “zesty nacho cheese” kale chips are worth a try. To make this snack, kale leaves are air-crisped under low heat and then seasoned generously with a spicy blend of organic sunflower seeds, vegetable powders, herbs, and spices. While many reviewers have pointed out that these chips are on the expensive side, almost all of them have raved about the flavor, the wholesome ingredients, and the addicting texture of these chips. You can get four two-ounce bags for about $22.
Raw Rev Glo
Find yourself needing a protein boost in the middle of the day? Consider stocking up on some Raw Rev Glo Peanut Butter and Sea Salt Bars. These raw bars are made with peanuts, pea protein, brown rice protein, chia seeds, hemp, coconut oil, and flax seeds, and have 12 grams of protein. With no added sugar, these bars only have a hint of sweetness. One amazon reviewer comments that eating one of these bars is like “eating natural peanut butter in raw form.” You can get 12 of these bars for $15.
Doctor in the Kitchen Flackers
Doctor in the Kitchen Flackers are organic crackers that are made with flax seeds, apple cider vinegar, Bragg liquid aminos, rosemary, and sage. Each serving of flackers (six) contains seven grams of fiber and five grams of protein. They are dehydrated at low temperatures to ensure that all the nutrients, including the omega-3s and enzymes remain vitalized and stable. Reviewers are reporting that these crackers are deliciously nutty, crunchy, low-carb and healthy, and don’t stick to your teeth like some other flax crackers on the market tend to do. You can get one five-ounce box for about $5.50.
Go Raw Sweet Spirulina Bites -
Go Raw Sweet Spirulina Sprouted Bites are made with the sprouted sesame seeds, bananas, coconut, dates, and spirulina. They are free from soy, gluten, wheat, and GMOs. These bites have all of the same ingredients as the Go Raw’s spirulina chips but are chewier, sweeter, and much more fruity-tasting. While some reviewers described this snack as “overwhelmingly sweet,” others enjoyed the flavor. Satisfaction really depends on what your taste is. You can get six three-ounce bags for about $28.50.
Pulp Pantry Veggie Granola Sampler Pack
Pulp Pantry Veggie Granola is a savory granola that is low temperature-dried to keep the nutrients where you want them – in the granola! Each bag of this unique product contains a half-pound of organic produce and nut pulp – nutrient dense resources that are normally wasted as a byproduct of the commercial juicing industry. Depending on the flavor, each pack in this sampler bundle contains either carrot, beet, apple and/or coconut pulp from local organic juicing operations in California and is then sweetened lightly with coconut sugar. Pretty creative! Reviewers are saying that this granola is deliciously addictive, very healthy, and a good way to sneak extra fruits and veggies into a diet. To try it out yourself, each bag comes out to just a little over $5.
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