You just found out your son or daughter’s classroom or school is nut-free this year. That means even if no one in your family has a nut allergy, you need to be prepared with safe snacks to send in your kids’ lunch boxes.
Throughout the grocery aisles, you’ll find plenty of easy to grab nut-free snacks. Many Frito Lay products, including Doritos, Baked Lays and Cheetos, are nut-free. Wise Natural Potato Chips and Cheese Doodles also fit the bill.
Here are some great nut-free, natural snacks to put straight from your grocery cart and into the lunchbox:
SkinnyPop Popcorn: SkinnyPop starts with a premium popcorn kernel, sunflower oil and the perfect amount of salt. Peanut and tree nut free, this popcorn has no GMOs, gluten or preservatives either. The Original flavor has just the right amount of salt. Also try it in Black Pepper or White Cheddar. To make it even easier, buy it in small, lunchbox-sized bags!
Annie’s Organic Snacks: Many varieties of Annie’s Organic Snacks do not contain nuts, including their Organic Cheddar Bunnies. Baked with organic cheddar cheese and organic wheat flour, our Organic Cheddar Bunnies are crunchy, cheesy and wholesome. Their real cheesy flavor will tempt snackers of all ages to eat them by the handful. Also try the Whole Wheat Bunny Crackers, Bunny Grahams and more.
Simply7 Quinoa Chips: Filled with the flavor and nutrients of the ancient super grain quinoa and packed with protein, these snacks deliver crunch and energy. Enjoy them in Sea Salt, which brings out the slightly nutty flavor of quinoa, Barbeque, combining of rich, smoky flavor with a touch of sweetness, and Sour Cream & Onion, which are light and creamy with a hint of tangy spices for a cool, zesty crunch.
The Good Bean Roasted Chickpea Snacks: Crispy, crunchy and packed with flavor, one serving of The Good Bean Roasted Chickpea Snacks has as much protein as a serving of almonds, as much fiber as two cups of broccoli and as much folate as three cups of spinach! These snacks are gluten-free, nut-free, vegan, kosher and non-GMO. Sea Salt is where it all started at The Good Bean. The concept for The Good Bean was inspired by street vendors in Indian cities, who roast chickpeas in salt, making them into nutty, crispy, buttery morsels. The Good Bean roasts their chickpeas in oil, and adds a hint of sea salt, to bring out the natural flavor of the chickpea itself. Toss them in the lunchbox for an easy, protein-rich addition to the day!
Party-Tizers Dippin’ Chips: Party-Tizers Dippin’ Chips are made with highest quality, certified non-GMO ingredients. They’re lunch-box ready because they are made in a nut-free facility, and they’re gluten-free, too. For some zest, pack them with a little container of salsa!