FungusAmongUs presents a line of 0.5-oz dried mushrooms, which includes mushroom medley, porcini, shiitake, maitake, crimini, black trumpet, chanterelle, portabello and oyster. These mushrooms are both low carb and certified organic, and can be used as flavor enhancers in numerous recipes.
Earth Island introduces Follow Your Heart Vegenaise Gourmet, a line of heart-healthy and soy-free dipping sauces and spreads. The line includes exotic flavors such as roasted garlic, pesto, chipotle and barbecue. Also new are two classic sauces, horseradish and tartar, remixed with vegan style. All products are gluten free, kosher parve, cholesterol free, dairy free and non-GMO with no preservatives or trans-fats.
Moms looking for a little help with lactation have a new option; milkmakers’ Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies are baked with ingredients said to help boost milk production in breastfeeding women. These include oats, brewer’s yeast and flax seed, all used in traditional methods of increasing milk production, and semi-sweet chocolate added for a little sweetness. Recommended serving size is one or two cookies per day.
Sophie’s Kitchen has two new products available in its vegan seafood line: Vegan Crabcakes and Breaded Vegan Scallops. Both products are gluten free, soy free and perfect for vegans, vegetarians, anyone allergic to seafood or those looking to add more vegetables to their diets. The products combine seaweed with Konjac, a traditional Asian superfood that is low in calories and high in fiber.
Ezekiel 4:9 Flax Sprouted Whole Grain Bread from Food for Life is rolled in organic flax seeds to offer omega-3 and -6. The bread combines wheat, barley, millet, lentils, soybeans and spelt that parallels the protein found in milk and eggs. The flourless bread offers 18 amino acids and is diabetic friendly.
Now available from NextFoods are two new flavors of probiotic juice drinks in a family-friendly quart size. Pink Grapefruit and Tropical Orange are the newest additions to the line of juices said to promote digestive health with 20 billion live and active Lp299v cultures.
Sun Chlorella has introduced Infuse Your Mood Tea, a natural stress reliever and mood booster. The tea is natural, caffeine free, and is made of 100% eleuthero (Eleutherococcus senticosus), an adaptogenic herb. Says the company, “It adapts to current stress levels, and helps counter the damaging effects of stress on your body.”
New from J.R. Watkins is a line of natural gourmet spice grinders. Options include Course Sea Salt, Whole Black Peppercorns, Four Peppercorn Blend, Garlic Peppercorn Blend, Steak & Chops Seasoning, Chicken Seasoning, Pizza & Pasta Seasoning and Seafood Seasoning. According to the company, the products are all housed in sustainable and recyclable packaging.
Simply Asia Foods introduces new Thai Kitchen dipping sauces in Pineapple & Chili, Sweet Red Chili, Spicy Thai Chili, Thai Chili & Ginger and Spicy Thai Mango flavors. The sauces are vegan and gluten-free. All are natural and sweetened with pure cane sugar.
Stonyfield has come up with a greek yogurt for children. YoKids greek comes in two flavors: Raspberry and Strawberry. The yogurt is milder and less tangy than traditional greek yogurt while still providing the protein (six grams per serving) and calcium kids need. The yogurt is made without pesticides, growth hormones, GMOs or artificial sweeteners.