On-the-go (no refrigeration required) options

  • Nut butters, such as almond, hazelnut, peanut, cashew. Justin’s Nut Butter packets are a great option.
  • Rye crisps, Mary’s gone crackers, black sesame rice crackers, or brown rice chips
  • Organic nuts (almonds, walnuts, pecans, macadamia, etc.), seeds (pumpkin, sunflower), and dried fruit
  • Natural turkey, buffalo, ostrich or beef jerky
    • Shelton’s Free Range Turkey Jerky is a great option because it does not have added sugar. Please check labels for hidden sources of sugar.
  • Protein shake and drink container to mix it in; water or a single-serving, aseptic package of milk or milk alternative to mix into it

Other healthy snacks

  • Slices of apple with nut butter, or cheese slices
  • Piece of fruit and handful of nuts
  • Pecan Balls
  • Almond butter balls (premade options are available in the store at the registers)
  • Spicy Nut Crunch
  • Energy bars: “Organic Food Bar”, “Larabar”, “Rebar”, and “Alpsnack” are good options because they are lower in sugar, and have a good blend of protein, fat, and carbohydrates.
  • Miso soup (All you need is a cup, a spoon and hot water.)
  • Tofu spring rolls (premade- available at Natural Grocers)
  • Cup of pre-made or leftover soup like Tuscan Kale Soup
  • Spicy Salmon Dip or Tuna Dip with veggie sticks or your favorite gluten-free cracker
  • Gluten-free crackers ( Mary’s Gone Crackers, Brown Rice Chips, Black Sesame Crackers) with hummus, baba ghanoush, or nut butter
  • Hardboiled egg and veggie sticks
  • String cheese or cottage cheese (if you are not intolerant to dairy)
  • Sunflower Cheese Balls
  • Whole milk yogurt (plain), or whole goat’s milk yogurt, with raw nuts and dried fruit
  • Carrot and celery sticks with Nancy’s cultured cream cheese and olives
  • Kale Chips with string cheese


  • Coconut rolled dates with nut butter
  • Barbara’s wheat-free fig bars
  • Nut Ballz – wheat-free
  • Almond Chia Truffles

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