Choose Healthier Snack Options
Viki’s Granola is made with 100% all natural ingredients, gluten-free and baked with love. Unlike other granolas with hard clusters, Viki’s has a fresh, soft, chewy texture and no artificial aftertaste. Available in five delicious flavors, Viki’s Granola is great to enjoy on its own or with your favorite yogurt and are even available in select flavors in snack packs, perfect for when you are on-the-go. (12 oz. bags $5.49/ 1.5 oz. bags ($11.99/10 pack)
Cook With Coconut Oil for Added Health Benefits
Available in Sriracha, Rosemary, Garlic and Unflavored, Carrington Farms Liquid Coconut Cooking Oils are perfect for cooking, sautéing, and baking. As a great alternative to traditional oils such as vegetable, olive, canola, and corn oil, Liquid Coconut Oil is naturally rich in Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCT) which is efficiently utilized by the body for energy production, helps aid in calorie burning, and contains 4x more MCT’s than traditional virgin coconut oil. It even has a higher heat point than traditional olive oils. ($11.99 / 16oz bottle)
Condiments Count Too
So many popular condiments are loaded with fat, calories, sugar, and artificial ingredients, but there is one that stands outside of those pantry stuffers – Mustard. While Colman’s Mustard is certainly a great topper to sandwiches and hot dogs, it also makes a wonderful “secret ingredient,” adding a zesty flavor to many mealtime favorites including roasts, veggies, mac & cheese, even cocktails and dessert. Colman’s Mustard comes in two varieties, Prepared and Dried. ($4.99 – $6.99)
Chuao’s Valentine’s Day offerings are specially infused with natural aphrodisiacs that will leave you and your other half begging for more (chocolate that is).
Trust us when we tell you that Chuao Chocolatier’s Aphrodisiac Heart Bonbon Collection will make your S.O. feel like you really put their love on top. With intriguingly unique flavors like Lemon Meyer Mojito and Rosemary Salted Caramel, you won’t be able to keep your hands off.
A love child you will want to run and tell everyone about, Chuao Chocolatier’s indulgent Love Child Bonbon Collection features delicious dried strawberries that cuddled up in port wine infused dark chocolate ganache. These decadent treats are so tantalizing that they are sure to get your valentine’s heart racing.
Nocciolata (pronounced no-cho-lata), a delicious, better-for-you, higher-quality, better-tasting chocolate-hazelnut spread.
Made with organic ingredients completely free of GMO’s, preservatives, colors, additives, or artificial sweeteners, Rigoni di Asiago’s Nocciolata combines hazelnuts, cocoa and cocoa butter, natural vanilla extract, raw cane sugar, and skimmed milk for a chocolate-hazelnut spread with undeniably superior flavor and smooth, creamy texture. Unlike other brands, which use palm oil, Nocciolata is made with environmentally-responsible cold-pressed sunflower oil. It also contains far less sugar than other brands and is free from hydrogenated fats. It is also gluten-free.
Each batch takes 36 hours of artisanal preparation to develop its rich and complex flavor and easy-to-spread texture. Nocciolata is perfect for snacking, a wonderful addition to breakfast spreads, an alternative to other nut butters, and is a wonderful accompaniment for breads, croissants, crepes, and fruit.
Harry and David
Valentine’s Day Hand-Dipped Chocolate-Covered Strawberries (Half Dozen) – Hand-dipped in rich milk, dark and white Belgian chocolate from Harry and David, these extra-large berries are a decadent and elegant Valentine’s Day gift for any loved one!
Bow Tie Gift Box – Surprise someone special with this witty gift box filled with irresistibly rich and chewy sea salt caramels covered in premium dark and smooth milk chocolate. From the decorative gift box to the sweet delights inside, this is a memorable gift for any guy on your list.
How about a little change of pace when it comes to giving chocolates this year?
barkTHINS, a delicious line of snacking chocolate, is a sweet alternative to traditional Valentine’s Day goodies with one added bonus: share-ability. Designed in a breakable format, barkTHINS makes it easy to cuddle up next to your loved one and indulge on something delectable together, minus the guilt. barkTHINS is also Non-GMO Project Verified, Fair Trade Ingredient™ Certified and contain no artificial colors or flavors. Priced at $4.89 for a 4.7 oz bag, it’s a nice addition to any Valentine’s Day gift giving.
You don’t have to make it a one-time holiday treat. barkTHINS and its seven seriously addicting flavors create fun combinations that are snacking regimen must-haves such as pretzels, almonds, blueberries and more. With flavors like Dark Chocolate Almond, Dark Chocolate Pretzel, Dark Chocolate Quinoa with Agave and Dark Chocolate Pumpkin Seed, you and the (chocolate) lover in your life will be hooked.
John Kelly Chocolates
Give loved ones the gift of decadent, gourmet chocolate this year with the elegantly packaged Signature Boxes and Gift Towers that feature an assortment of popular John Kelly Chocolate creations. Each handcrafted collection comes beautifully wrapped, boxed and hand-tied ribbon for ready gifting that is sure to make an impression. (MSRP: $6.50-$109.50).
The Truffle Fudge is unique in that it has a silky chocolate center with the consistency of ganache, as well as a chocolate coating. It is similar to a truffle but it’s actually a proprietary recipe for fudge – a gourmet fudge unlike any other. Made with a masterful blend of ingredients, and available in a variety of delectable flavors as well as bites, bars, gift boxes and towers, Truffle Fudge delights the most sophisticated palate with superb ingredients, exquisite flavor and its unique silky-smooth texture.
John Kelly Chocolates’ full line of all-natural, gourmet chocolates are available for purchase at select national retailers such as Neiman Marcus, and regional retailers such as Central Market, as well as the John Kelly boutique stores in Hollywood and Santa Monica. Online purchases can be made at www.JohnKellyChocolates.com.