Healthy Snacks with no added sugar: Peeled Snacks Review

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What do you give your kids for snacks? What kinds of snacks do you take with you when traveling? Are you looking for a healthy snack that kids will love? Is your family getting the recommended 5 servings of fruit a day?

I always want to provide the best in nutrition for my kids while also giving them snacks they enjoy. Last month, I learned about Peeled Snacks and now it is all my kids reach for!

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Peeled Organic Snacks of all kinds!

What are Peeled Snacks?

Peeled Snacks offers nutritious, organic, all natural snacks in convenient packages for home or on the go snacking. All Peeled Snacks contain NO added sugar, No oil, No artificial sweeteners, no gluten, no wheat. Peeled Snacks offer you real, gently dried, unprocessed fruits and nuts.

Do you eat 5 servings of fruits & vegetables per day?

You probably are not getting the recommended 5 servings of fruits and vegetables per day. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), less than 1/3 adults eat fruit even twice a day. Nothing is added to Peeled Snacks. Eating Peeled Snacks makes getting your fruit servings every day a cinch, and a tasty option as well. Peeled Snacks give you all the benefits of fresh fruit, vitamins, minerals, and fiber

How do Peeled Snacks Taste?

I have tried other dried fruit snacks and never have liked them because of the sugar coatings. There is no sugar added to Peeled Snacks, so I worried that I wouldn’t like them either. I was so wrong. My entire family likes Peeled Snacks. I am so, so, so happy to find a healthy snack alternative that is NOT loaded with high fructose corn syrup, sugar, and salt.

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Kids love eating Peeled Organic Snacks

Elizabeth is shown above enjoying the Peeled Organics Banan-a-peel dried bananas. How do they taste? Like bananas! That’s all it is! Pure and simple, just fruit. I like that we now reach for healthy snacks that are delicious and nutritious.

Peeled Snacks generously loaded us up with their Banan-a-peel, Apple-2-the-core, Apricot-a-lot, Raisin expectations, and much-ado-about-Mango as well as their Fruit Mixes: farmer’s market trio (organic apple, cherry, and raisin), goFigure (organic apricot, fig, and date), and paradise found (organic mango, pineapple, and banana). We have and are continuing to enjoy them all, but we have our favorites.

Our favorites: Cindy: Farmer’s Market Trio. Matt: Raisin Expectations. Elijah: Apple-w-the-core. Elizabeth: Banan-a-peel.

Healthy Snacks while Traveling

Eating healthy while traveling can be a challenge. Transporting and storing fresh fruit can be difficult, if not impossible. I like the convenience that Peeled Snacks gives moms that want to provide healthy snacks while traveling. The stand-up, resealable bag is just the perfect size for the family to share as a snack.

Last week, we went to the Akron Zoo. I packed the Apple-2-the-core snacks for my kids. They thought it was a nice treat, it curbed their hunger, and I was happy we didn’t have to buy the expensive and often unhealthy snacks you get when traveling. The Akron Zoo does a good job at providing healthy options like fresh fruit. However, eating the dried fruit made my kids think they are getting something special and they are more likely to enjoy it as a “snack” while traveling than fresh fruit. I love that they are still getting all the nutrition too.

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Peeled Organic Snacks are great snacks while traveling

If you are looking for a healthy snack for your family that is all natural, organic, and sourced from the USA whenever possible, Peeled Snacks are for you. They are great to have on hand at home for snacks, in the car for snacking, in your purse or diaper bag when out and about with your kids, and especially when traveling.

Buy Peeled Snacks

You can buy Peeled Snacks nationwide, click here for the location nearest you. Locally, Peeled Snacks are available at Marc’s Deep Discount and Acme stores all over Ohio and will soon be rolling out in Giant Eagle.

Win Peeled Snacks (Cl0sed)

Updated: 6-19-11 Winner Announced: Congratulations, LAMusing.

Peeled Snacks is offering one lucky winner the Organic Fruit Pouch Sampler ($27.99 value).

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Peeled Fruits Organic Fruit Pouch Sampler

Includes 8 organic fruit pouches, Apple-2-the-core (2.8oz), Apricot-a-lot (5oz), paradise found (3oz), much-ado-about-Mango (2.8oz), Banan-a-peel (3oz), Raisin expectations (8.4oz), farmer’s market trio (4.5oz), and GoFigure (5oz).

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Contest ends at 11:59pm EST on June 17, 2011 when a winner will be drawn at random. I will notify the winners and they will have 36 hours to respond!

This was not a paid post. My own opinions were used based on my perceptions and experience. Thank you to Peeled Snacks who provided the products for review and giveaway.

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Cindy
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Cindy is the top Akron Blogger with her own take on awesome brands for families, where to vacation for families, a beat on local activities and family fun, a knack for getting moms to share , and a house that is always 2 weeks away from a complete remodel!
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