Snacking | 7 Healthy Gourmet Snacks for Summer

By CSL Staff
July 8, 2015

We all do it. It’s late in the evening and you’re watching your favourite t.v. show (Game of Thrones, anyone?). Instead of reaching for the ubiquitous bag of chips or a buttery bowl of popcorn why not try these unusual options?  Made of vegetables, multi-grains, or beans they make snacking even better.

 

 

 Summer snacking Beanitos Puffs Chili Lime. 

 

BEANITOS PUFFS HOT CHILI LIME

Puffed cheese snacks make us weak in the knees and these are no different. Only, they are made from beans which are high in fibre and protein. beanitos.com

 Summer snacking Boulder Canyon Rice and Bean Chipotle Cheese Chips 

 

BOULDER CANYON RICE AND BEAN SNACK CHIPS
Take nachos to a whole new level with these East meets Southwest gluten free snacks, they’re even made with beans. bouldercanyonfoods.com
 GH Cretors-popcorn-just-the-carmel-corn 

 

G.H. CRETORS JUST THE CARAMEL CORN
Made in small batches in copper kettles with all natural ingredients, they are seriously addictive. Mushroom shaped popcorn kernels are entirely coated in creamy caramel. ghcretors.com
 Hardbite_Eat-your-parsnips 

 

HARDBITE EAT YOUR PARSNIPS
These Canadian made chips are sweet, crisp, and fresh. Take a cue from chefs and make a dinner meal restaurant quality by topping it with  these crispy treats. hardbitechips.com
 Hi Im Skinny_Cheddar 

 

HI I’M SKINNY STICKS MULTI-GRAIN CHEDDAR
Try these whole grain sticks with less fat than potato chips when you’re looking for an afternoon pick-me-up or just craving a crunchy bite. Our favourite way to enjoy? Dipped in guacamole. hiimskinny.com
 RW-Garcia_English-Cheddar-CAN 

 

RW GARCIA DIPPERS
The sturdy shape of these three-seed dipping chips make them a great vessel for dunking into melted cheese and salsa plus they are trans-fat and gluten free. rwgarcia.com
 Way Better Snacks_MultiGrain 

 

WAY BETTER SNACKS MULTI-GRAIN TORTILLA CHIPS
Made of sprouted grains, broccoli and daikon seeds which aid in digestion, these tortilla chips offer a mammoth crunch. gowaybetter.com

 

This original article first appeared in the Summer 2014 issue of City Style and Living Magazine.