Monday, January 28, 2013

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A Few of Our Favorite Things

Wheat and corn are in almost everything these days it seems. And whereas corn is okay for blood type A's, I try to only feed my A's organic, non-GMO corn. So walking through a regular grocery store can be frustrating. So I do most of my shopping at Trader Joe's, Amazon, and Hansen's, our local organic market. These are some of our fast and easy snacks that are blood type diet compatible and delicious.


Where to Find It

My kids LOVE pretzels and these taste like regular pretzels. Newman's uses spelt flour which is an ancient grain variety of wheat so the taste is almost identical to regular pretzels.
Henry's Marketplace Mother's Market Whole Foods
KIND Healthy Grains Clusters, Vanilla Blueberry with Flax Seeds  
We love them with a little soy or almond milk in the morning. With a hint of sweetness, they also make a great little afternoon snack.
Henry's Marketplace Ralph's
Whole Foods
Annie Chun's Seaweed Snacks, Roasted Sesame  

Seaweed goes fast in our house. Asian markets have the best prices. Just be sure to check the ingredients list because other companies are starting to use coconut and corn oil.
Annie Chun products are carried in a variety of stores


Where to Find It

  Dark chocolate in general is delightful but these are amazing. They're not 100% acceptable by blood type diet standards but they're close enough. Amazon
Brown Rice Snaps, Unsalted Plain with Organic Brown Rice  
These are the all around chip for O's. Dip them in Tahini, salsa, edamame hummus, and more for a quick and easy snack.   
Henry's Marketplace Whole Foods
Golden Valley Natural Organic Beef Jerky, Original  

Beef jerky is perfect for in between meals. Golden Valley Naturals has a great selection of traditional and buffalo jerky made with the best ingredients.


Where to Find It

Day or night, this is the perfect blood type A snack. If you don't have a Trader Joe's near you try to find a similar product somewhere else (not sure why Amazon's prices are high for these).
Trader Joe's

Great as a quick afternoon snack with a little bit of peanut butter or used to make a turkey sandwich, this is a staple in our house.
Costco Ralph's
Trader Joe's Whole Foods It's in many stores
EnviroKidz Organic Peanut Butter Panda Puffs Cereal  

It's usually served in the morning, but I will send it to school as a snack item too.
Trader Joe's In many stores
Disclaimers: Like many of my posts, this post contains Amazon affiliate links. I have turned to purchasing more and more through Amazon since starting the blood type diet. I have decided to use them as an affiliate site because I trust them and find they can deliver on many of my special shopping needs.


1 comment:

  1. Those Chocolate Almond Clusters are not available at Costco anymore. I was told they stopped making them. They were our favorite snack.