2019 Clean Choice Awards

2019 Clean Choice Awards: Paleo-Friendly

Whether you’re following the Paleo lifestyle or simply limiting grains and dairy, these nourishing nibbles are sure to satiate and satisfy.

Real Coconut Plantain Flour Cookies: Hemp Raisin

Reader’s Choice Winner

Smart Cookie

The Real Coconut Plantain Flour Cookies: Hemp Raisin were a clear winner, with a dense yet soft texture and deeply spiced cinnamon flavor. A couple of our editors even have some stashed away for sweet-tooth moments. $3, therealcoconut.com

Wild Zora Cliffside Coconut Berry Paleo Porridge

Pleasing Porridge

Simply add water to the convenient pouch and enjoy Wild Zora Cliffside Coconut Berry Paleo Porridge for a satiating breakfast. Using almond flour and flaxseed meal to replicate traditional oats, this protein-packed mix is ideal for travel, busy mornings or just about any time! $11, wildzora.com

Seven Sundays Banana Berry Chia

Cereal Killer

A medley of nuts, dried fruits and seeds in Seven Sundays creates a satisfying snack or nourishing breakfast with a splash of nut milk or coconut yogurt. A fun combination of textures and flavors such as marshmallow-like freeze-dried strawberries and crunchy pecans make this a grown-up cereal dupe. $9, sevensundays.com

Chomps Hoppin’ Jalapeño Beef Sticks

On-The-Go Bar

Stop the hangries with Chomps Hoppin’ Jalapeño Beef Sticks. Lightly seasoned with spices like celery powder and red pepper, this energizing snack contains 12 grams of protein from grass-fed beef. $2, chomps.com

NOW Real Food Organic Liquid Monk Fruit

Savvy Sweetener

Boost your treats with NOW Real Food Organic Liquid Monk Fruit. It’s 200 times sweeter than table sugar but has a low-glycemic impact and a mild flavor with minimal aftertaste. $11, nowfoods.com

Health Warrior Superfood Protein Powder

Super Smoothie

A blend of pumpkin, hemp, chia and flax seed proteins form the base of Health Warrior Superfood Protein Powder to make a creamy and rich mix. Sweetened only with monk fruit extract, rather than stevia typically found in powders, each serving packs 20 grams of protein for all-day energy. $30, healthwarrior.com