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Bite Me: Coconut Crazy

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News flash: I have a new obsession, or rather an old obsession coming to me in a new form…

Anyone who knows me knows that I LOVE coconut. Anything coconut. Everything coconut. Coconut milk, coconut water, coconut flakes, shredded coconut, coconut butter, coconut oil (I literally bathe in it), coconut palm sugar, plain old coconut. Basically, if you’re a coconut in any form… you are totally welcome into my life.

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So, what’s this new obsession? Dang Coconut Chips. Yep, toasted, crunchy, crispy, salty, sweet coconut chips. I’ve tried other coconut chips… but these ones undoubtedly take the cake. They have the perfect taste and the perfect, crunchy consistency. I picked up a bag of these bad boys at Whole Foods the other day and it was love at first site bite. I literally died. Maybe not literally, but pretty freaking close. These are hands down the best things I have ever tasted. Yes, you can incorporate these into your favorite recipes or use them as garnishes but I’m perfectly content eating them straight from the bag.

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Furthermore, coconut is totally AMAZING for you. They are rich in healthy fat and lauric acid. Coconut boosts energy, increases immunity, regulates blood sugar, nourishes the thyroid, and can help cut down on belly fat. ALl of that and they are freaking delish. These coconut chips are gluten free, dairy free, vegan, all natural, non GMO, and all of that other good stuff!! Oh ya, and they contain only three ingredients… no preservatives or nasty chemicals. Woo-hoo!

I seriously dare you to try these and not fall head over heals! & while you’re at it… spill… what’s your favorite healthy snack?

⇣ MORE COCONUT FAVS ⇣

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Say Sayonara, SourPatch Kids!

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Remember the good ol’ days when you could go to the movies, eat a box of sour patch kids, and not worry about them going straight to your a**? Yep, well… those days are over.

What they say is true… they’re sour on the outside… but not so sweet inside!! One look at the ingredients ( the first being sugar ) and the nasty food dyes which have been shown to trigger migraines, hyperactivity, and a number of other undesirable effects…. and you may want to think twice before tasting this rainbow.

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Not to fear… I have found a beyond amazing replacement to satisfy your sweet tooth. These bad boys are completely natural, organic, and packed with antioxidants, bioflavonoids, and vitamins. I’m talking about Goldenberries and yes, you can thank me later.

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These superfruits are also referred to as “Inkan Gold”. They are sweet, tart, and freaking delish. They provide a healthy dose of dietary fiber, pectin, protein and they are quickly becoming one of my favorite snacks.

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Next time you’re craving a sweet and sour treat say sayonara to Sour Patch Kids and hellooooooo to Goldenberries.

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This Snack is Bananas: B.A.N.A.N.A.S.

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Yum! While perusing the aisles of my local Jimbo’s today I found what is sure to become my fave new snack, and the best part is… they’re free! Well, not technically, but they are free of all sorts of yucky things like GMOs, animal products, and gluten {hooray}. Just incase the title didn’t make it crystal clear… I’m talking about bananas [not your run of the mill banana, but perfect little snack packs of dehydrated bananas aka Barnanas]. Bananas are loaded with potassium which makes them the perfect pre-workout snack. They will totally fuel your muscles and keep you super energized. They come in basic banana [which contains one ingredient… BANANAS] and chocolate covered banana [made up of bananas, cocoa, and other all natural organic ingredients] <– yummers! I’ve gotta say… I’ll be indulging in the chocolate ones sparingly, but they serve as a super tasty little treat. You know what they say… buy fresh, buy local, and this company is located right here in La Jolla, CA. So go for it, give ’em a try, and go totally bananas.

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