Blue Monkey Coconut Collection has introduced 100% natural coconut chips. These fiber-rich baked chips come in three flavors: original, wasabi and ginger. They contain no sugar and are lightly sweetened with coconut nectar. Other Blue Monkey products include coconut water, coconut + guava juice and instant coconut water mix.

Cherry Licorice Drops are the newest addition to the Lovely Candy Co. line of gluten-free and organic candies. Lovely candies are kosher certified and contain no artificial ingredients or corn syrup. Other varieties include Superfruit Chews, Fruit Chews, Chocolate Swirl Caramels and Chewy Original Caramels. Cherry Licorice drops come in 3.25 oz bags.

Activate, powered by Solgar vitamins, introduced three new flavors to its line of vitamin-enhanced beverages. Added to the Balance varieties are Cucumber Lemonade, Peach Mango and Strawberry Watermelon. Vitamins are stored in the unique twist cap and are dispersed through the beverage once opened. The company says its research shows that vitamins lose potency when sitting in water. The products are sugar free, have zero calories and include vitamins C, A, B5 and B12.

GoGoSqueez introduced a new flavor to its extensive line: AppleMandarin. Each individual serving packet (3.2 oz) is 100% natural, gluten-free and contains no added colors or flavors. GoGoSqueez also produces six Organic flavors, which include AppleBanana, AppleStrawberry, ApplePeach and AppleCinnamon. 

New from Madhava are five “naturally sweet,” organic baking mixes made with ancient whole grains like Kamut, spelt and farro. Varieties include: Pancake Mix, Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix, Chocolate Cake Mix, Yellow Cake Mix and Brownie Mix. Each mix has a shelf life of 18 months.

Oregon Seafoods introduced soups and sauces. The 9-oz. Sea Fare Pacific seafood pouches offer convenient, shelf-stable meals in several varieties: West Coast Ciopinno, Smoked Salmon Chowder, Seafood Bisque and albacore curries (red, yellow and green).
SRP: $6.99.

New from The Republic of Tea is a premium line of SuperHerb Teas. Each of the all-natural, caffeine-free, certified gluten-free herbal teas “assist in attaining peak performance, strength, longevity and can be an easy and satisfying part of a daily wellness regimen.” Teas include Moringa for nourishment, Baobab for centering and Jiaogulan for stability.

For kid-friendly recipes categorized into dairy-free, gluten-free and egg-free, look to Allergy-free Cooking for Kids ($14.95, 184 pp) by Pamela Clark. The recipes are accompanied by colorful images and nutritional information. Recipes include: Coconut Rice Pudding, Banana Bread, Mini Meat Pies and Polenta-Coated Chicken.

A comprehensive guide to biodynamic farming, Citizen Farmers ($24.95, 224 pp) by Daron “Farmer D” Joffe and Susan Puckett explains how to “grow healthy food, build thriving communities, and give back to the earth.” The book is filled with colorful pictures and guides on composting, tilling, sowing, reaping and more.