2015 Gluten-Free Essentials Awards

{Sides} Alter Eco Organic Royal Rainbow Quinoa is Fair Trade-certified color on the plate. Light and fluffy, with a pleasing texture and taste.

{Snacks} Bakery on Main Nut Crunch Blueberry Cobbler tastes great and has a serious crunch. Mildly sweet with real fruit flavor.

{Breakfast} Barbara’s Puffins in limited edition pumpkin flavor will make you wish it was autumn all year long. Flavored with real pumpkin, with the same Puffins' gluten-free crunch.

{Snacks} Beanitos Hint of Lime add a nutritional boost to your chip, and this flavor is a winner!

{Supplements} Bluebonnet Super Earth Organic VeggieProtein Vanilla flavor provides 18 grams of protein from several plant sources, amino acids, fiber, and omegas.

{Snacks} Cabo Chips Churro flavor were a hit with our taste testers! The sweetness and cinnamon gives these chips an unusual flavor, and makes them a surprisingly good companion for spicy foods like Tex-Mex-style foods. (The mango/chili flavor was a strong runner-up.)

{Breakfast} Canyon Bakehouse Gluten-Free Everything Bagels have a wonderful chewy texture and a nice garlicky-onion flavor.

{Snacks} Enjoy Life Brownie Mix makes decadent, chewy brownies from rice, teff, and flaxseed instead of wheat flour.

{Personal Care} Everclēn Facial Cleanser It’s not always enough to be good for sensitive skin. Some people need gluten-free skin care too: Everclēn does both.

{Snacks} Harvest Stone Original Crispy Mix—It’s party time! Make this mix for a gluten-free snack bowl at your Halloween party. Organic and seriously crunchy.

{Snacks} Homefree Chocolate Chip Mini Cookies deliver scrumptious flavor free of most common food allergens.

{Snacks} Hummusphere Applewood Smoked Hummus Jalapeño Black Bean flavor offers a deeply flavorful, lower-fat alternative to typical hummus.

{Snacks} Lesser Evil Buddha Bowl Himalayan Pink Organic Popcorn—The light crunch and touch of Himalayan pink salt makes snacking a truly Zen experience.

{Bars & Meal Replacements} Mamma Chia Blueberry & Dark Chocolate Bar is a tasty way to get the healthy benefits of blueberries, chia seeds, and chocolate, including omega 3s, protein, and fiber. Certified organic.

{Snacks} Nature’s Bakery Raspberry Fig Bars are a nutritious spin on an old favorite, minus the gluten. Chewy, flavorful, and satisfying.

{Breakfast} New England Naturals Organic Berry Coconut Granola is loaded with fruit, oats, and coconut but not sugar. Adds an organic crunch to the morning.

{Bars & Meal Replacements} PROBAR Bite Organic Snack Bar Coconut Almond flavor is a delicious way to avoid gluten and dairy. This great-tasting snack is also organic . . . a lot to pack into a snack “bite”!

{Snacks} Simply7 Quinoa Chips Sour Cream & Onion provide serious crunch and lots of flavor, along with a boost of nutrition-packed quinoa. Bye bye, guilt!

{Supplements} Solgar Full Spectrum Curcumin offers highly bioavailable curcumin in a standardized extract.

{Bars & Meal Replacements} VEGA One All-in-One Meal Bar Chocolate Peanut Butter doesn’t taste like nutrition at all, but it’s full of it. Chia, hemp, plant protein, and greens in one satisfying bar.

{Bars & Meal Replacements} Zing Nutrition Bar Oatmeal Chocolate Chip is chewy with a bit of a crunch from whey protein crisps. It has 10 grams (g) of protein and 4 g of fiber. A great light meal replacement.

§These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.