Shopping for Halloween goodies this week? Don’t get spooked by all that sugary stuff. We’ve got you covered with six of our top fall favorites that you can find in your local grocery store. Sweet, spicy, and savory, these snacks all make great alternatives to traditional sugar-filled sweets and goodies.
Best of all? These choices all stand out for their exemplary GreenScore. Our GreenScore helps you quickly identify products that align with YOUR values across dimensions of nutrition, processing, environmental impact, and food safety
1. Melissa’s Produce: Pumpkin Seed Clean Snax with Chia and Flax Seed
With under a teaspoon of sugar per serving, these bite-size snacks are full of fall flavor. These bite-sized snacking squares are the perfect medley of pumpkin, chia, flax, and sesame seeds. The nutrient-rich seeds are drizzled with just a touch of honey, making them a favorite among kids and adults alike!
- GreenScore: 74
- Number of Ingredients: 8
2. LARABAR: Turmeric Ginger Beet Superfoods Bar
Sweetened only with dates, this simple raw energy bar packs an added punch of cleansing and calming turmeric, ginger, and beet with each bite.
- GreenScore: 75
- Number of Ingredients: 6
3. Bare Snacks: Cinnamon Apple Chips
It doesn’t get much simpler than organic apples and cinnamon! These crunchy apple chips satisfy your snack cravings while sneaking in a serving of fruit and a shot of seasonal spice at the same time.
- GreenScore: 77
- Number of Ingredients: 2
4. barkTHINS: Pumpkin Seed Snacking Chocolate
It’s not Halloween without some chocolate, which is why we chose these snackable, antioxidant-rich chocolate thins. With crunchy and nutritious pumpkin seeds and a touch of sea salt, it doesn’t get much better than this.
- GreenScore: 67
- Number of Ingredients: 7
5. Base Culture: Nutty Pumpkin Bread
The Halloween season wouldn’t be complete without a great sweet and spicy pumpkin bread, and this 100% paleo, gluten-free, dairy-free and soy-free pumpkin bread is one of our favorites store-bought options! Get the mini size or cut it into bite-sized pieces to grab and go!
- GreenScore: 76
- Number of Ingredients: 15
6. Campbell’s: Harvest Carrot & Ginger Sipping Soup
Sippable soup? Yes please! We love that this heartily spiced carrot soup is a good source of Potassium and Fiber and also sneaks in four other fall veggies.
- GreenScore: 70
- Number of Ingredients: 14
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