Delicious Living Magazine Announces 2017 Best Bite Award Winners

June 27, 2017 (PRLEAP.COM) Lifestyle News
Award informs consumers to the benefits of wholesome natural foods and beverages.

BOULDER, Colo. (June 27, 2017)  Delicious Living magazine, a trusted health and wellness resource for more than 32 years, announces the winners of its fifth annual Best Bite Awards. Delicious Living initiated these awards to educate consumers on how to make healthy and trusted food and beverage purchases in a market increasingly saturated with new products and wellness claims.

"After scrutinizing hundreds of natural food and beverage products, I'm delighted to share the winners and finalists of Delicious Living's fifth-annual Best Bite Awards," said Jenna Blumenfeld, Delicious Living's senior food editor. "The awards celebrate brands that source ingredients to better people and planet, improve transparency in manufacturing practices and make healthy eating more accessible. Importantly, each winning product had to be ultra-tasty, too!"

To determine the winners, Delicious Living's editorial team called on industry experts and manufacturers to nominate products for consideration. More than 750 products were tested and judged based on nutrition, ingredients and transparency efforts, but only 38 were tapped as winners within their categories.

The 2017 Delicious Living magazine Best Bite Award winners are:
  • Best Herbal Tea: Numi Organic Herbal Teasan Vision
  • Best Smoothie: Navitas Organics Vanilla & Greens Essential Blend
  • Best Granola: GrandyOats Original Coconola Coconut Granola
  • Best Yogurt: Trimona Bulgarian Yogurt Honey Ginger Cinnamon
  • Best Meal Helper: Love the Wild Red Trout with Salsa Verde
  • Best Grocery Store Staple: Vital Farms Alfresco Eggs
  • Best-Sourced Meat: Perky Jerky Black Label Grass-Fed Beef Jerky Original
  • Best Meat Replacement: Hilary's Apple Maple Veggie Breakfast Sausage
  • Best Vegan Cheese: Miyoko's Creamery Aged English Smoked Farmhouse
  • Best Paleo-Friendly Snack: Simple Squares Organic Snack Bar Sage
  • Best Whole-Food Snack: Made in Nature Nut Butter-Filled Figgy Pops Mocha Almond
  • Best Cold-Pressed Beverage: Rau Organic Chocolate Semi-Sweet Cacao Superfood Drink
  • Best Fizzy Beverage: Live Drinking Vinegars Tart Cherry Apple Cider Vinegar with Coconut Vinegar
  • Best Functional Beverage: Farmhouse Culture Ginger Beet Gut Shots
  • Best Pep-Up Beverage: Up Mountain Switchel Original
  • Best Nutrition Bar: Perfect Bar Dark Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter with Sea Salt
  • Best Sports Product: Bobo's Peanut Butter Filled Chocolate Chip Oat Bar
  • Best Cracker: RW Garcia 3 Seed Sweet Potato Crackers
  • Best Soup: Fawen Drinkable Soup Broccoli & Cauliflower
  • Best Flapjack: Birch Benders Pancake & Waffle Mix Peanut Butter Protein
  • Best Gluten-Free Pasta: Banza Spaghetti Made from Chickpeas
  • Best Frozen Vegetarian: Rising Moon Organic Butternut Squash Ravioli
  • Best Vegetarian Burger: Beyond Meat The Beyond Burger Plant-Based Burger Patties
  • Best Cereal: Evoke Organic Muesli Athlete Fuel
  • Best Baby or Toddler Food: Sprout Organic Curlz Broccoli Baked Toddler Snacks
  • Best Kids Product: Don't Go Nuts Gorilla Power Granola Bar with Chocolate Chips
  • Best Condiment: Big Tree Farms Organic Coco Aminos
  • Best Chip: Kettle Brand Potato Chips Cooked in 100% Avocado Oil Himalayan Sea Salt
  • Best Baking Mix: Foodstirs Organic Sweet Tooth Sugar Cookie Mix
  • Best Candy: Cocomel Bites Vanilla
  • Best Cookie: Cissé Cocoa Co. Super Thins Double Chocolate Brownie Thins
  • Best Chocolate: Theo Organic Black Rice Quinoa Crunch 85% Dark Chocolate
  • Best S'mores Essential: Smashmallow Cinnamon Churro
  • Best Sweet Sauce: The Maple Guild Organic Maple Cream
  • Best Spread: Rigoni di Asiago Nocciolata Dairy Free Organic Hazelnut & Cocoa Spread
  • Best Dessert: Petit Pot Organic Riz Au Lait
  • Best Frozen Novelty: Luna & Larry's Organic Coconut Bliss Dark Chocolate Bliss Sandwich
  • Best Vegan Ice Cream: So Delicious Dairy Free Cashewmilk Salted Caramel Cluster

  • For more exclusive content on these winners, and the runner-ups visit the gallery of winners on and pick-up the July issue of Delicious Living at your local natural products retailer.

    About Delicious Living
    Delicious Living is the leading consumer-facing magazine and health information provider for the natural, organic and healthy products industry. The print edition is distributed 12 times annual and available at natural product retailers nationwide.

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