I’ve always been a little bit nuts for nuts. Cracking whole assorted nuts and eating them right out the shell has been a Christmas tradition in our house since I was a child. And whether I’m making a flavourful vegetarian curry or a batch of tasty homemade chocolates, adding nuts just makes food better. But the best part is that nuts are a great source of so many essential nutrients too!
Now Happy Planet, a proudly Canadian company that makes some of my very favourite fresh soups, is bringing the goodness of nuts to its new line of smoothies! Just in time to help you stick to your newly formed healthy eating and exercise habits, these smoothies comes in four delicious flavours and are packed with all the goodness of almonds and cashews! I recently received the new smoothies to test out for myself and I couldn’t wait to try them all.
The smoothies are available in Coffee, Vanilla Chai, Salted Caramel and Chocolate flavours and can be purchased in both large 900ml bottles and individual-sized 325ml bottles. I opened a single-serve Salted Caramel and took a sip. Immediately, I knew I’d found my new favourite snack for those mid-afternoon slumps! The caramel flavour was fantastic and the smoothie had a great creamy texture that made it hard to believe it was both dairy and soy free! [Read more…]