(CTN News) – Fall means apples, sweet potatoes, maple syrup, and pumpkin spice everything. Hence, Walmart’s healthy finds embrace these seasonal flavors.
It’s no surprise Walmart has some great options to stock up your kitchen for the next few months since it’s the biggest retailer of food in the country. You may have overlooked these 7 healthy finds at the grocery store this fall that include classic in-season Walmart staples and savory and sweet snacks.
1. 100% Pure Pumpkin at a great price
Pure pumpkin is best bought from your favorite store brand this season. Among the all-natural options available at Walmart, pumpkin is the only ingredient. Since this can contains no added sugar, you can easily incorporate it into recipes like our Light and Luscious Pumpkin Pie.
2. Apple Cinnamon Rice Cakes by Quaker
Here’s a little secret for rice cake lovers. Quaker rice cakes are top-notch, and this apple cinnamon flavor is perfect for fall. Add your favorite nut butter for a delicious low-calorie, protein-packed snack that will become your seasonal favorite. Additionally, these rice cakes are surprisingly low in added sugar, with 3 grams per cake in this fall flavor.
3. Vegan Mac Shells & Sweet Potato Pumpkin by Annie’s
The salad dressings and fruity treats at Annie’s are some of the best family-friendly staples free of major allergens. The brand is Walmart’s especially known for its vegan macaroni and cheese. Everyone in your family is sure to love this vegan mac with sweet potato and pumpkin. It only takes 10 minutes to make! Try it with broccoli or a side salad as a side dish.
Mac & cheese with sweet potatoes
4. Spiced apple cider at a great price
Fall isn’t fall without a carton or jug of apple cider on hand? There are only 3 ingredients in Great Value’s apple cider: pasteurized apple cider, spices, and vitamin C added for 100% of your daily value. Use it to make our Big-Batch Hot Bourbon Cocktail with Maple & Apple Cider.
5. Pumpkin butter at a great price
A seasonal sweet charcuterie spread would be perfect with this Great Value Pumpkin Butter. The added sugar in this food is a bit high, but at EatingWell, we believe any food can be enjoyed in moderation. Spread it on a croissant or serve it with apples for a tasty bite.
6. Organic Lil’ Puffs Sweet Potato Apple by LesserEvil
Do you have a little one at home? These melt-in-your-mouth nutritious fall-focused snacks are a huge hit with Walmart shoppers. Described as “the perfect balance between sweet and savory,” these puffs seem to be a hit with adults as well! I love LesserEvil’s Himalayan Pink Salt popcorn if you’re looking for a healthy snack.
7. Pumpkin Spice Protein Shake
Once you try these pumpkin spice flavored Premier Protein Shakes, they will become your new favorite part of your routine. This seasonal shake still has the nutritional value that we love from Premier’s chocolate shake with no added sugar and 30 grams of protein per serving.