SELF MAGAZINE - 2013 Healthy Foods Awards




 I came across this on Self Magazine and decided to browse the  list to see if I was already consuming some of these winners. 

It was also a good way to learn about new healthy products. Eating the same meals all the time in the name of "staying healthy" can be quiet boring. Its good to find out whats out there and mix it up every now and then


Here is the "shopping" LIST.
Those highlighted are my favourites



Breakfast
  • Best Plain Yogurt: Stonyfield Organic Plain Fat Free Yogurt
  • Best Flavored Yogurt: Trader Joe's French Village Mixed Berry Nonfat Yogurt
  • Best Plain Greek Yogurt: Dannon Oikos Greek Nonfat Yogurt Plain
  • Best Flavored Greek Yogurt : Fage Total 0% Strawberry-Goji
  • Best Sweetened Cereal: Barbara's Multigrain Spoonfuls Original
  • Best Gluten-Free Cereal: Van's Honey Nut Crunch
  • Best Unsweetened Cereal: Trader Joe's Shredded Bite Size Wheats
  • Best Bagel: French Meadow Bakery Sprouted 16 Grain and Seed Bagel
  • Best Cream Cheese: Philadelphia Neufchâtel 1/3 Less Fat than Cream Cheese
  • Best English Muffin: Thomas' 100% Whole Wheat
  • Best Frozen Waffle: Van's 8 Whole Grains Multigrain
  • Best Instant Oatmeal: Earnest Eats Hot & Fit Cereal American Blend
  • Best Spread: Olivio Original
  • Best Turkey Bacon: Trader Joe's Uncured Turkey Bacon
  • Best Granola: Willamette Valley Granola Chips - Honey Nut
Lunch
  • Best Bread: Trader Joe's 100% Whole Grain Fiber Bread Multigrain
  • Best Gluten-Free Bread: Kinnikinnick Foods Soft Multigrain
  • Best Turkey Deli Slices: Boar's Head Ovengold Roasted Breast of Turkey
  • Best Swiss Cheese: Finlandia Light Swiss Deli Slices
  • Best Frozen Veg Meal: Amy's Asian Noodle Stir-Fry
  • Best Frozen Meat Meal: Healthy Choice Top Chef Café Steamers Chicken & Potatoes with Peach BBQ Sauce
  • Best Meat Soup: Progresso Reduced Sodium Chicken Noodle
Dinner
  • Best Pasta: 365 Everyday Value Organic Whole Wheat Penne Rigate
  • Best Gluten-Free Pasta: Jovial Gluten Free Brown Rice Fusilli
  • Best Pasta Sauce: Rao's Homemade Tomato Basil
  • Best Canned Soup: Health Valley Organic 40% Less Sodium Tomato Vegetable
  • Best Frozen Fries: 365 Everyday Value Crinkle Cut Sweet Potato Fries
  • Best Frozen Pizza: Amy's Rice Crust Spinach
  • Best Salad Dressing: Bolthouse Farms Classic Balsamic Vinaigrette
  • Best Veggie Burger: Amy’s Texas Veggie Burger
Desserts
  • Best Ice Cream: Breyer's 1/2 the Fat Cookies and Cream
  • Best Ice Cream Sandwich: Weight Watchers Snack Size Red Velvet
  • Best Frozen Yogurt: Edy's Slow Churned Yogurt Blends Chocolate Vanilla Swirl
  • Best Frozen Greek Yogurt: Treat Yoplait Greek Frozen Yogurt Honey Caramel Bars
  • Best Sorbet: Sharon's Sorbet Raspberry
  • Best Chocolate: Seattle Chocolates Extreme Dark Truffle Bar
  • Best Fruit Pop: Fruttare Mango
  • Best Cookie: Bear Naked Double Chocolate Soft-Baked Granola Cookies
  • Best Gluten-Free Cookie: Udi's Chocolate Chip Cookies
Snacks
  • Best Chewy Granola Bar: Cascadian Farm Oatmeal Raisin
  • Best Fitness Bar: Kind Nuts & Spices Dark Chocolate Nuts & Sea Salt
  • Best Crunchy Granola Bar: Clif Crunch Peanut Butter
  • Best Nuked Popcorn: Orville Redenbacher's Smart Pop Butter Popcorn
  • Best Popped Popcorn: Popcorn, Indiana Fit Sea Salt
  • Best Cracker: Triscuit Original
  • Best Gluten-Free Cracker: Van's Lots of Everything
  • Best Tortilla Chip: Organic Salba Smart Yellow Corn Tortilla Chips
  • Best Potato Chip: Kettle Brand Bakes Potato Chips Sour Cream & Onion
  • Best Hummus: Tribe Classic Hummus
  • Best Salsa: Muir Glen Medium Salsa
  • Best String Cheese: 365 Everyday Value Organic Light
  • Best Peanut Butter: 365 Everyday Value Creamy
  • Best Cheddar Cheese: Cabot Sharp Light
Drinks
  • Best Fruit Juice: Trader Joe's 100% Pure Florida Orange Juice
  • Best Fruit Smoothie (tie): Bolthouse Farms Berry Boost and Sambazon Supergreens with Kale + Ginger Superfood Smoothie
  • Best Flavored Water: Ayala's Herbal Water Ginger Lemon Peel
  • Best Iced Teas: Tea of a Kind Pomegranate Açai
  • Best Light Beer (tie): Heineken Light and Yuengling Light Lager

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