Tag Archive | Gluten Free snacks

Healthy Snacks for the Lazy: Edamame

The first time I tasted edamame, like most Americans, was at a sushi place. At the time I had no idea that they’re just young soybeans cooked in-pod with salt. I was impressed that such a simple snack could possess so much flavor. The name Eda means twig and mame means bean in Japanese. It’s […]

PopCorners Caramel Review (Gluten Free)

The PopCorners Caramel flavor chips are a great addition into the snacking repertoire. The bag is 5oz with about 5 servings per bag. On sale at the local grocery store for $1.50, these were a steal. They’re air popped, and as such have a certain lightness. The caramel is only moderately sweet. An adequate amount […]

Lam’s Caribbean Snacks Cassava Chips

Another gluten free snacking option is cassava chips. If you don’t know cassava (aka yuca and manioc), you might know it in it’s dry or pearled form, tapioca. Cassava is a major staple food in the developing world, providing a basic diet for around 500 million people. It is one of the most drought-tolerant crops, […]

Vitarroz Plantain Chips (Lightly Salted) Review

Plaintain chips are a relatively new discovery for me. If you’re curious to try them Vitarroz is a good way to start because they sell them in modest size packets of 3.5oz (99grams, strange that it’s not 100g) and are priced at around $1. Another product with simple ingredients, they contain only green plantains, palm […]

Simply 7 Pomegranate Chips

Simply 7 is a company that bases itself on 7 tenets, listed in their about us. The main idea is that they use natural ingredients rather than artificial or hard to pronounce additives. Also noteworthy is that all of their snacks are gluten free. Among other options are lentil and hummus chips. A very positive […]