September, 2014

 

There’s no doubt that most Americans need energy.

Always on the go, always rushing to the next event, always working non-stop — those of us in the United States sometimes are too busy to stop — even to eat. Therefore, having foods that not only are quick, but sustain or provide extra energy, is an added bonus.

Market research firm Mintel projects energy drink consumption to continue to rise, along with all-natural snacking products that deliver energy-filled ingredients, such as honey. Foods with nutritious grains, and those that are high in protein also are other great ways to pack your daily intake with a punch.

Core Power’s Honey 26g not only is marketed as a way to get a natural energy bump, but it also is touted as a way to boost athletic performance and endurance while reducing muscle fatigue. Honey combined with 26 grams of protein and 700 mg of calcium make this a power packed natural drink.

Take a break and recharge the batteries with Bonk Breaker’s Almond Butter and Honey Energy Bar. Bonk Breaker bars are the official energy bar of the Ironman Triathlon Series and are gluten-, soy- and dairy-free. The entire line is sweetened with honey and includes peanut butter and jelly, almond cherry chunk, fig and apple pie varieties.

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Whole Grain Honey Wheat Pretzel Sticks from Herr’s deliver great taste and irresistible crunchiness.

They are low in fat, made with healthful whole grain wheat and 0 grams of trans fat. Baked to a light-golden perfection, they are made with honey and just the right amount of salt.

Herr Foods started in 1946 when James Stauffer Herr bought a small potato chip company in Lancaster, Pa. Now, the Herr’s line consists of more than 340 items. There are more than 1,000 employees, more than 500 sales routes and 23 warehouse locations.

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Horizon Honey Snack Grahams Thursday, September 18th, 2014

 

Horizon Honey Snack Grahams

Horizon has a new crunch to crave. Honey Snack Grahams are made with organic wheat, honey and offer eight grams of whole grains per serving. They are available in 7.5-oz. boxes and are a good source of calcium.

More than 20 years ago, Horizon’s founders started supplying organic milk nationwide. Now it is the largest supplier of organic milk in North America and produces organic milk on a 4,000-cow dairy in Idaho and an 800-cow dairy in Maryland.

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