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The seasons are changing and the beautiful fall colors are enveloping the trees – and fall products are hitting grocery store shelves! When it comes to seasonal, fall-flavored foods, there’s something for everyone whether you’re a fan of pumpkin spice or other fun flavor profiles.
While I’ll admit that I prefer a seasonal apple or sweet potato flavor to the fan-favorite pumpkin, companies are leaning into consumer desire and finding the perfect balance to satisfy and satiate everyone’s fall favorites. I’ve rounded up some of the fun, seasonal items you’ll find in stores this fall!
Pumpkin-Flavored Fall Foods
1. RXBAR Pumpkin Spice
If you like their traditional flavors, then buckle up; RXBar’s seasonal Pumpkin Spice is even more delicious! Powered by 12g of protein and simple ingredients, this Pumpkin Spice Bar is anything but basic. Its flavor comes from cinnamon, pumpkin, and cloves, while dates offer natural sweetness to the bar, leaving it with no added sugar. Egg whites add the bulk of protein, while nuts offer healthy fats, fiber, and a bit more protein.
It’s the perfect whole foods bar, and you can feel good about enjoying one no matter the eating occasion.
2. Nature’s Bakery Pumpkin Spice Fig Bars
These limited-edition fig bars are made with real pumpkin puree, nutmeg, ginger, and cinnamon, and they’re a delightful treat sure to satisfy your midday pumpkin spice craving. Nature’s Bakery bars are plant-based, certified vegan, dairy-free, Non-GMO Project Verified, and contain no high-fructose corn syrup. They’re great for travel and the perfect afternoon pick-me-up!
Just remember, they do contain added sugar and are more similar to a cookie in nutritional value than a lower-sugar bar.
3. Maxine’s Heavenly Pumpkin Pecan Spice Cookie
If you have a sweet tooth, then you’re going to want to try this new seasonal flavor from Maxine’s Heavenly! This is truly a cookie almost anyone can eat (and most importantly, will enjoy!). It’s vegan, gluten-free, and low glycemic at only 4 grams of sugar per serving with 2 grams of fiber too! It’s an oat-based treat that uses coconut sugar and dates to offer a satisfying sweet taste.
4. NATURAL BLISS® Pumpkin Spice Oat Milk Liquid Coffee Creamer
Whether you have a dairy allergy or not, you’re going to want to try the creamy oat milk that is Natural Bliss’s Pumpkin Spice Oat Milk Liquid Coffee Creamer! This plant-based creamer is not only vegan, but it’s also made from real oats and natural pumpkin spice flavors from a blend of spices and real pumpkin. With just 4 grams of sugar per serving, it’s a better-for-you option to make your own latte at home using an unsweetened milk of choice, coffee, and of course, this delicious pumpkin spice pick-me-up!
5. Orgain Pumpkin Spice Protein Powder
Celebrate the autumn season by swapping your traditional protein powder for this seasonal twist! Orgain’s Pumpkin Spice Protein Powder packs 21 grams of organic, plant-based protein and no added sugar (it’s sweetened with erythritol, a sugar alcohol that’s keto-approved).
Add a scoop and blend with your milk of choice, plus ¼ cup of canned and frozen pumpkin puree to increase the fiber and really make that pumpkin flavor shine, and some flaxseed to boost the fiber.
6. Daiya Pumpkin Spice Cheezecake
Vegan pumpkin spice fans, rejoice: One of Daiya’s most popular limited-time offerings is back but only for a limited time! Their Pumpkin Spice Cheezecake is a plant-based decadence that delights fans and dairy lovers alike. It’s made with a sweet artisan crust and creamy pumpkin filling that is dairy-, soy-, and gluten-free.
But, health halo beware! This is still a dessert and sweet treat that should be enjoyed in moderation (it packs 19 grams of sugar in one slice).
7. SkinnyDipped Pumpkin Spice Almonds
If you’ve fallen head over heels like we have for SkinnyDipped snacks, then buyer beware: their limited-edition Pumpkin Spice Almonds is about to be your latest Amazon splurge. The brand’s new roasted almonds are skinnydipped in a lightly sweetened yogurt with a hint of warm autumn spices. These nuts contain no artificial ingredients, are gluten-free, and all almonds are sourced from certified bee-friendly farms.
Be sure to put them on your radar so you don’t miss out.
8. Culina Pumpkin Spice Non-Dairy Yogurt
For those on the hunt for a vegan option in the dairy case, look no further than Culina Pumpkin Spice Non-Dairy Yogurt. This seasonal favorite is available nationally at Whole Foods as well as select natural markets. Culina’s seasonal flavor was introduced four years ago, and fans look forward to it hitting shelves every fall. This pumpkin spice yogurt has a silky smooth texture with subtle notes of nutmeg, clove, ginger, and cinnamon, with a mild sweetness from a touch of maple syrup.
It does pack a bit more added sugar and saturated fat than most yogurts that are traditionally eaten for breakfast, so you can always enjoy half today and half tomorrow and add volume and more nutrition with fresh berries, flaxseeds, and toasted oats or another whole grain cereal.
9. Brainiac Foods Apple Pumpkin Cinnamon Fruit & Veggie Blend
If you’re a mom looking for a fun seasonal treat to pack in your kiddos’ lunches, check out the delicious, organic fruit and veggie pouches from Brainiac Foods. The Apple Pumpkin Cinnamon pouches are a smarter toddler snack loaded with the good stuff growing minds need to thrive. Each pouch has a combination of omega-3s (ALA, DHA and EPA), choline, and lutein to support brain health. These essential nutrients power memory, focus and brain adaptability, regulate moods, help with attention and focus, and are critical for development.
Apple, Cranberry, and Sweet Potato Flavored Foods
10. 88 Acres Apple Ginger Crisp Seed + Oat Bars
88 Acres’ bars are made of nutritious, wholesome, allergen-free (nut-free, gluten-free, vegan and non-GMO) sustainability-focused healthy foods powered by seeds. All ingredients are organic and made in small batches in the company’s very own Boston-based zero-food-waste bakery to ensure quality and freshness.
The latest seasonal flavor, Apple Ginger Crisp Seed + Oat Bars, is a fun snack that packs 6 grams of nut-free protein with only 5 grams of added sugar. It makes a great pre-workout snack with 21 grams of carbohydrates, too!
11. BeeFree Mae’s Apple Pie Warrior Mix
BeeFree creates a better-for-you, snackable granola. It’s made with simple, plant-based ingredients, lovingly created by people with autism. BeeFree evolved from the founders’ desire to bake tasty gluten and dairy-free treats for their son. The Warrior Mix is honey-sweetened and plant-based, with just 4 grams of added sugar and 3 grams of fiber per serving. Free from gluten, grain, added sugar, preservatives, dairy, and soy, it’s a shelf stable product ready to eat out of the bag for a quick snack.
12. Bob’s Red Mill Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal Cup
While you can find this flavor year-round at some markets, it certainly makes its way up Amazon’s top pick list when apple season comes around! Made with a short and simple list of ingredients, Bob’s Red Mill’s single-serve cups make breakfast easy for busy mornings. Made with a tasty blend of gluten free oats, nourishing flaxseed, nutritious chia seeds, real dried apple pieces, and aromatic cinnamon, it’s a feel-good morning bowl that provides prebiotic fiber and healthy fats.
Plus, you can add in a few chopped apples from your recent apple picking adventure to boost the 8 grams of fiber it already provides even more!
13. Chomps Grass Fed Cranberry Habanero Beef Jerky Snack Sticks
Satisfy your hunger and chomp on this protein-packed stick! Each stick packs 9 grams of complete protein for just 100 calories. Plus, Chomps sources its meat from cows that are 100% grass-fed and certified humane. If you’re looking for a shelf-stable, portable, and nutritious option to throw in your bag this fall, consider tossing in this fun seasonal twist using cranberries.
14. The Greater Goods Grain-Free Orange Cranberry Biscotti
If you like a brand that supports a good cause, then you’re going to want to add The Greater Goods to your Amazon cart. Founded by a mother who wanted to create clean snacks while making the world a better place for women, Sujatha employs people from diverse backgrounds to create this delicious grain-free, low sugar cookies, crackers, and more. The secret ingredient in the seasonal favorite Orange Cranberry Biscotti is Liquid Jaggery, a natural superfood sweetened from India. All Liquid Jaggery is sourced from small-scale, family-run enterprises. A serving of 3 biscotti has just 4 grams of added sugar.
15. Bake the World a Better Place Ice Cream
Eat Enlightened is taking over the frozen treat case with two seasonal flavors this year, but there’s one in particular I’d like to write home about! Bake the World a Better Place is pecan pie flavored ice cream with crispy pecans, pie crust pieces, and a honey flavored swirl. This decadent pint is also lower in sugar and calories than your traditional ice cream.
And, for even more to love, 100% of profits of this pint will go to Diversify Dietetics, a non-profit with a mission to increase the racial and ethnic diversity in the field of nutrition by empowering nutrition leaders of color.
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