NOT A NUT
Allergy sufferers rejoice! Our staff was blown away by Natural Traditions Roasted Baru Seeds, claiming they taste just like peanuts. $12, organictraditions.com
Tender and tasty, Kalahari Biltong Air Dried Thinly Sliced Beef may end up replacing jerky as your number-one protein-rich nibble. $8, kalaharisnacks.com
LIGHT AS AIR
Put out LesserEvil Organic Popcorn Himalayan Pink Salt for your guests – we guarantee it’ll be gone faster than you can say, “Pass the bowl.” $4, lesserevil.com
LesserEvil works with New England Compost to blend its popcorn waste into organic garden soil.
Pop a lemon-coconut Bivy Bar from Kate’s Real Food in your knapsack or laptop bag for sustainable, clean fuel to get you through your next hike or budget meeting. $2.50, katesrealfood.com
Another CE fave, Setton Farms Jalapeño Seasoned Pistachio Kernels were a hot commodity in our offices. (Testers even admitted to hiding them from their significant others.) $8, amazon.com
As part of its commitment to sustainability, Setton Farms reuses its pistachio shells to create road beds.
GET IN YOUR VEGGIES
Pre-portioned packs of POSHI Freshly Steamed & Marinated Artichokes may seem like a strange snack, but we promise you’ll be a believer from your first tangy bite. $2, poshi.com
Though most of our snack selections lean to the savory side, Made In Nature Toasted Cinnamon Coconut Chips impressed with its combination of crunchiness and sweetness. $5, madeinnature.com
A different take on plain ol’ granola, Supernola Triple Berry Vanilla Clusters are a deliciously poppable way to satisfy all of your mid-afternoon snack attacks. $3, eatsupernola.com