I love sweets. But to be honest, I’d rather have a piece of sourdough toast over anything. So when it comes to candy, I’m very specific, maybe even too high-strung about the ingredients in. I’m not someone who will sit there and eat a bag of peanut M&M’s because I balance my diet like a cheque book, & the sourdough with French butter & Fleur de Sel is more important to me.
Over the years I’ve tried so many different natural candy brands & I’ve narrowed it down to these 3 standouts that I know you guys will be obsessed with. The reason I know this is because I’ve tested them on my husband & he has replaced his nasty ass Snickers with these 3 candy brands. He requests these 3 natural candies now & I hope that when the baby comes he/she doesn’t come out with Michael’s Snickers sweet tooth. LOL.
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♡ Perfect Snacks Dark Chocolate & Coconut Peanut Butter Cups
This ‘candy’ is so delicious. It has 20 organic super foods & it also has real shredded coconut pieces. You can throw it in your bag on the way to the beach, the movies, yoga class ( eeer… I’ve been guilty of this lately ). I also like to add these to the freezer to keep them cold. Sometimes I’ll cut them in 4 so I can just have a bite of chocolate before I go to bed. It’s also fun to cut open a date & put a piece of the cup inside, then eat the whole date. They use no artificial additives or shelf stabilizers, or preservatives, so they actually recommend the bars are refrigerated. Anyways they taste delicious so if you’re a chocolate addict, this is your new best friend. They also have a dark chocolate almond bar too if you’re a fan. YUM.
♡ Smart Sweets Sour Gummies
You gotta try these if you’re into fiber. These have 33 grams of carbs per bag, but 20 grams of fiber, making it only 5 net carbs in the entire bag. Plus, only 80 calories & 3 grams of sugar per bag. They have tons of flavors: sweet fish, peach rings, fruity gummy bears, sour gummy bears, & sour blast buddies. They’re all super nostalgic, especially the peachy rings. Like who doesn’t remember going to Sweet Factory before a movie & stuffing your blue striped bag with peach rings. I’m personally a fan of the sour gummies because they taste like Sour Patch Kids. I’ve been known to take a bag down before I got to bed. Michael likes them, I like them & the baby likes them. Smart Sweets are delish & the bags are super Instagrammy too. You should also know the founder is a badass female & I have massive respect for the business she’s built. Get 15% off at checkout at smartsweets.com with code SKINNY15 & start with the sours- trust me.
♡ Yum Earth Peach Licorice & Pomegranate Licorice
Not a licorice fan, but am a total fan of this licorice. Well, I guess because it’s not real licorice. The peach ones are my favorite & I love to mix them in with popcorn ( light butter with some salt please ). The pomegranate ones are delicious mixed in with some mini dark chocolate chips. These aren’t long & stringy like Red Vines, they’re tiny bite-sized pieces that you can just pop in your mouth. Michael is a big fan of this brand too & we get these on Thrive Market. You guys can use the code SKINNY for 25% off your first order & they’ll come right to your door. These are gluten free, allergy friendly, organic, non-GMO, & vegan. They also have lollipops, fruit snacks, hard candy, the works. This is definitely the candy that will be at our kid’s birthday party.
There you have it. That is my in-depth post about candy. Really guys, I’ve tested so many different ones & those are my top brands that I know you will love. Order these & do a taste test yourself! If I’m missing something here, let me know below.
This whole post makes me want to play Candyland & eat some fiber peachy rings. I hope you’re all ready for a productive week & I’ll see you all tomorrow.
+ you gotta try my zucchini brownies if you’re in o healthy sweets.
++ check out my favorite ‘nice cream.’
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