Just Add Superseeds – Trends From the Natural Products Expo

Just Add Superseeds via mindfulmomma.com

Superseeds. We’ve seen them in granola and sold as healthy smoothie mix-ins or salad toppers. But lately superseeds are being supersized! They are showing up in just about every kind of food you can imagine – from drinks to yogurt to snacks of all types.

It’s no wonder because superseeds pack such a nutritional punch. They are loaded with antioxidants and amino acids and are a great source of healthy fats like Omega 3s and 6s. Superseeds provide plenty of fiber and easily digestible protein as well.

Our good friends chia, hemp & quinoa are still ruling the roost as the trendiest superseeds out there. But amaranth, flaxseed, pumpkin & sunflower seeds are making a strong showing as well.

12 intriguing products with added superseeds:

Some of these products you may have seen before but some of them are so new they aren’t even up on the web yet. Look for them in stores sometime soon!

chiapod via mindfulmomma.comQuinoa Puffs from I Heart Keenwah

chiapple sauce pouches from nutiva

Qi’a bars with chia, hemp, sunflower and pumpkin seeds

Big Slice Apples – Banana, Mango & Hemp Seed

Greek & Chia Yogurt from Stonyfield

Peace Cereal – Maple Buckwheat Hemp and Quinoa Chia Crunch

ChiaPod – regular, with muesli or with oats

Bliss Nut Butters – Chia Seed Peanut Butter – regular or cinnamon

Mamma Chia Energy Beverage

Quinoa Sticks by Skinny Sticks

World of Chia Fruit Spreads in Raspberry, Strawberry & Blackberry

Pure Ancient Grains Bars with quinoa, amaranth, flax & hemp

Have you noticed the superseeds trend? What’s your favorite kind?

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(Disclosure: I attended the Natural Products Expo as a member of the press and was not paid to promote any of these brands.) 

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