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Our Latest Finds to Help Beat the Back-to-School Mealtime Madness

Back to school can mean back to the drawing board at mealtime. Here are a handful of new products to help you rise and shine at the breakfast table, beat sad sack lunches, dazzle at dinnertime and satisfy snack time cravings. 

Remember, like all products on our shelves, these new offerings are free of hydrogenated fats and artificial preservatives, colors and flavors!

The Chia Co. Chia Pod

This simply satisfying, portable breakfast and snack was the brainchild of fourth-generation farmer John Foss in Western Australia. Each Chia Pod contains chia seeds, coconut milk and real fruits or spices. Choose from Banana, Blueberry, Mango or Vanilla Bean and make it a g'day, mate!

Erewhon Organic Supergrains Quinoa & Chia Cereal

Supercharge your morning with a super blend of hearty organic quinoa, brown rice and chia seeds in satisfyingly crunchy, lightly sweetened flakes. It contain 5 grams of fiber and 6 grams of protein per serving, and it’s Non-GMO Project verified.

Annie’s Homegrown Organic Bernie’s Farm Macaroni & Cheese

Annie’s made everyone’s favorite dish organic! Made with Organic Valley Cheese, this classic dish is packed with 8 grams of whole grains per serving too. Everyone will love how the cheesy sauce clings to fun-shaped pasta.  

Uncle Sam Organic Supergrains Rye & Hemp Cereal

Uncle Sam cereal has nourished families for over 100 years with a combination of toasted whole wheat berry flakes and flaxseed. Made with only four ingredients kept as close to their natural state as possible, it’s also Non-GMO Project verified and contains 11 grams of fiber and 8 grams of protein.

Lundberg Family Farms Organic Whole Grain Rice Blends

The Lundberg family has created a new line of convenient, pre-seasoned organic brown rice blends. Simply boil and serve! Choose from Wild Original, Wild Porcini Mushroom, Wild Garlic & Basil, Spanish Rice, Southwestern Rice, Yellow Rice, Jambalaya, Rice & Black Beans, Rice & Red Beans, Rice & Lentils Original or Rice & Lentils Mild.

Hardbite Handcrafted Potato Chips

Consider these chips a snack-time essential. Crafted in small batches by a farmer-owned company, these chips are available in many flavors to please lots of tastes. Try All Natural, Smokin’ BBQ, Spicy Jalapeño, Wild Onion & Yogurt or Sea Salt & Vinegar.

Lundberg Family Farms Organic Brown Rice Pasta & Sauce Mixes

Made with brown rice grown by one of the world’s premiere rice growers for three generations, this tender organic pasta contains no wheat. (Yup, no wheat!) The accompanying sauces make it easy to serve a complete meal in just minutes. With options like Roasted Red Pepper, Spinach & Rosemary, Leeks & Mushroom or Garlic & Olive Oil, you can serve a different dinner every day of the week. 

Bearitos Snack-Size Cheddar Puffs

Bearitos’ new snack-size multi-pack makes for convenient on-the-go bites! Made with organic corn puffed to a satisfyingly crispy texture, they’re Non-GMO Project verified for a feel-good taste-good snack.

Lundberg Family Farms Multigrain Chips

Made with a blend of organic brown rice, amaranth, garbanzo bean, red quinoa and millet flours for a snappy texture, these chips are also Non-GMO Project verified. Try both Mojava Jalapeño and Redwood Smoky BBQ.

Hiball Organic Coconut Water Energy Drink

Can the questionable energy drinks. Instead refresh with organic coconut water enhanced with Hiball’s Organic Energy blend of caffeine, guarana and ginseng. Made without sweeteners or added flavors, it contains only 80 calories per can.

Which products are you looking forward to trying?