8 simple wellness tips for even better self-care

By |April 17th, 2019|

We’ve all heard the list: drink plenty of water, get enough sleep, limit your screen time, take breaks from sitting… But what if we’re already doing all those? Is that it? We’ve reached peak wellness potential?

Don’t worry, the journey isn’t over yet. (Sorry.)

Health and wellness is all about making sustainable tweaks and edits that […]

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5 kid-friendly ways to get creative in the kitchen

By |March 13th, 2019|

When it comes to getting dinner on the table during the week, creativity may not rank very high on the list of priorities. We toootally get it. It’s a good day when the food hits the plate before the hanger sets in.

But on days when you have a bit of extra time, it can […]

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Banish the blahs: 6 ways to spice up the winter months

By |February 10th, 2019|

It’s always a bit of a letdown when the holidays are over. The decorations have been put away, the New Year’s ball has dropped and the next long weekend feels like it’s months away.

You’re not alone if you feel a bit deflated this time of year.

In fact, 2 to 3% of Canadians suffer from […]

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Channel the chill: 7 tips for keeping fit this winter

By |October 22nd, 2018|

Every year we know it’s coming, yet every year winter sneaks up on us. We’ll be lacing up for a sunny fall trail run and BAM: the cold hits us like a smoothie to the face.

It can be easy to use this as an excuse to retreat inside and watch another episode on Netflix, […]

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5 tips to master meal prep (no boring meals here!)

By |September 26th, 2018|

We don’t need to tell you that life is better when it’s balanced. It’s why we snack by the 80/20 rule: 80% whole grown goodness and 20% earned indulgence. (Dark chocolate, anyone?)

That’s probably why we’re such big fans of Vancouver-based dietitian, Lindsay Pleskot. She’s built her practice around a similar philosophy, helping clients make […]

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Snacks vs. meals: how to eat well when life gets busy

By |August 17th, 2018|

We’ve all heard that snacking between meals is good for maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Holistic nutritionist Zain Saraswati has explained on our blog that snacking a few times a day between meals keeps blood sugar balanced, prevents overeating, ensures our metabolism stays revved and increases overall nutrition needs.
But what about when snacks are your sole sustenance during the […]

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3 fun ‘n fruity recipes inspired by summer

By |July 26th, 2018|

Fresh fruit is hard to beat in the summer; juicy peaches, tangy berries, the joy of discovering something new at the local fruit stand. But sometimes life is just too go-go-go to enjoy these small delights. It’s not like you’re gonna drag a whole pineapple on a hike…
That’s where dried fruit comes in. It’s got […]

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18 summer adventures in your own backyard

By |June 6th, 2018|

Ahhh, summertime. The season of road trips, camping trips and trips to the beach; when the sun keeps shining until 9 PM and weekends are always much too short.

We often think of summer as a time to get away on an adventure or two, but who says you have to go far? Sometimes the […]

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Switch it up: 9 healthy comfort food swaps

By |May 8th, 2018|

We all have those days. You know the ones, when nothing but an ooey-gooey plate of mac and cheese or square of hot lasagna will hit the spot. Ahh, the joys of comfort food…

But as happy as the brain may be, comfort foods rarely lead to the healthiest choices. They can also derail the […]

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Travelling with kids made easy. 8 tips from super-moms

By |March 14th, 2018|

As a parent, sibling, friend or (let’s be honest) fellow passenger, you probably know the challenges that come with travelling with kids. There’s that point in the trip where things go from hopeful to manageable to tolerable to disastrous, sometimes in 4.5 seconds flat. And even if you mastered that one trip to the […]

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Holiday hints: 3 snackers dish their gift giving secrets

By |December 9th, 2017|

The holidays are here again!

We know how decision fatigue can take the cherry out of your pudding this time of year. We’ve endeavored to make your life a little easier by creating a holiday success guide including helpful hints from some of our top snackers. The guide contains three great gift ideas and […]

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Snack chat: meet yogi and snack ambassador Cam Lee

By |October 16th, 2017|

There are three places you’re most likely to find Cam on any given day: in the outdoors breathing the fresh mountain air, at her favourite shop tucking into a warm cup of tea, or stretching into warrior pose at the yoga-locale du jour.

But no matter the activity or distance from home, a handful of […]

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Lunchbox love: 6 fun (and healthy) nut free snacks

By |August 16th, 2017|

It’s Sunday night after an action-packed weekend with the family when that familiar feeling of dread suddenly hits: it’s lunch-prep time.

We totally get it.

The team at Naked Snacks is always on the hunt for ways to make your life a little easier – and a little tastier. We’ve helped you supercharge your salad and […]

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Perfect pairings: ultimate snack + smoothie combos

By |June 19th, 2017|

PB and J. Kermit and Miss Piggy. Beards and flannel. Some things are just meant to be together – and here at Naked Snacks, we LOVE to find the perfect pairings for our snacks.

That’s why we teamed up with the guys at The Good Stuff in Vancouver to bring you the ultimate smoothie and […]

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5 benefits of exercising outdoors

By |May 2nd, 2017|

With the official start of spring behind us and summer just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about getting back outside – and we’re not just talking about the garden.

Spring is the perfect time to swap the gym for a dose of fresh air without fighting icy roads or sweltering sidewalks. Exercising […]

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Naked recipe: Chocolate Chunk Cookies

By |April 6th, 2017|

What happens when you add tasty, wholesome snacks to a drool-worthy cookie? You get a cookie that’s deliciously good for you. It’s all about the 80 / 20.

Try adding chopped Maple Praline Almonds, Wholesome Yogi or even Okanagan Apple Rings to this healthy take on a chocolate chunk cookie:

Makes about 12-13 jumbo cookies. Prep […]

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Snack chat: meet recipe creator Annabelle

By |April 6th, 2017|

The team behind Naked Snacks is as dynamic and full of goodness as the tasty treats you love to munch on.

Annabelle Choi is our consulting recipe creator and a relatively new addition to the Naked Snacks team. She’s an impressive baker and a bit of a celeb chef around Vancouver. Annabelle’s role at Naked […]

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Snacker spotlight: promoting wellness at NGX Interactive

By |February 28th, 2017|

With back-to-back meetings, deadlines looming, and unanswered emails piling up in your inbox, finding the time to prepare a healthy snack may seem downright impossible. To make matters worse, there’s a half eaten birthday cake in the kitchen that won’t stop calling your name.

The struggle is oh-so-real.

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If your workplace constantly challenges your willpower, it […]

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Resolution remedies: achieve your goals in 2017

By |February 7th, 2017|

It’s safe to say that if you’re still working toward your New Year’s resolution at the beginning of February, then you’re on-track to succeed – or at least doing better than most.

Resolutions are what we love to love when the countdown is on, bubbly is flowing and our hopes are high for the coming […]

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8 simple ways to give back

By |December 12th, 2016|

‘Tis the season of giving and as far as being charitable goes, Canadians can be pretty generous. We rank sixth on the World Giving Index and gave a total of $8.6 billion in donations and 1.96 billion volunteer hours in 2013, as reported by StatsCan. That’s billion with a b.

But we understand it can […]

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9 ways to get more from your workout

By |November 29th, 2016|

The days are getting busier, the mercury is dropping and tempting treats are everywhere. It’s officially the holidays and with it comes the annual struggle to stay motivated and continue hitting the gym. But what if you could actually spend less time working out this holiday and still stay on track with your health goals?

Movement108 […]

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6 life hacks for busy moms

By |May 4th, 2016|

Moms are the undisputed champs of multi-tasking. In any given hour, these wonder women are juggling field trips, preparing meals, helping with homework, assisting with lego towers and Skyping Gramma all at the same time. In light of the most important day of the year coming up (ahem, Mother’s Day), we at Naked Snacks […]

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Eat this, not that: Healthy snack swaps

By |March 23rd, 2016|

Whether it’s a salty crunch or a decadent spoonful, we all have a vice (or three) that we just can’t resist. It’s the same thing each time. One look at a bag of chips or a bowl of M&M’s and all of a sudden we’re trapped in the Bermuda Triangle of junk food.

There’s no […]

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Clean eating 101: How to clean up your snacking

By |February 17th, 2016|

Before Atkins, Paleo, or juice cleanses, food was simply looked at as a source of survival. A means to fuel our bodies each day. Fast forward to 2016, and it gets much more complicated.

Scroll through Twitter or pick up a magazine, and it seems like everyone is looking to fad diets and quick […]

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Fighting fatigue: Ways to beat the afternoon slump

By |February 2nd, 2016|

You know the feeling: your eyelids are closing, your head feels like a bag of coconuts, and time seems to be standing still. Yep, we’re talking about the dreaded afternoon slump.

Whether it was a late night watching Scandal re-runs, consoling your preschooler about monsters under the bed, or spending hours filling out expense […]

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5 People on your list who will love Naked Snacks

By |December 10th, 2015|

It’s no secret that this season is all about giving, and if you’re a notorious last-minute shopper, then maybe this is the year to switch things up. From the discerning foodie to the restless globetrotter, we’ve made it easier than ever to make someone smile.

The Student:
If you have a ramen-eating, late-night studying, budget-conscious student […]

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Making 20% indulgence extra special…introducing Zimt chocolates!

By |November 15th, 2015|

From its antioxidant-rich content to its heart-healthy benefits, studies have shown that chocolate doesn’t have to be a guilty treat. Not all chocolate is created equal, however. These benefits are only prevalent in the dark varieties that are 70% or higher (sorry, those mini Halloween treats don’t count).

If you’ve had a chance to […]

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3 Exciting changes coming to Naked Snacks!

By |October 10th, 2015|

If we had to make a list of what brings us joy each day, it would look a little something like this: food, family, food, health, food, fitness, food and friends. Oh, did we mention food? Clearly we’re passionate about what we eat. After all, food is an expression of love, a source of […]

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Healthy snack heaven: High energy yogi balls

By |September 8th, 2015|

At Naked Snacks we work hard to make sure we offer so much more than just convenience. Our products are also designed to be extremely versatile. We love reinventing our flavours into easy and nourishing recipes to suit any busy lifestyle. At the moment, our kitchen is completely fawning over these incredible High Energy […]

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Our top 5 snacks for summer road trips

By |August 1st, 2015|

This summer, thousands of Canadians will be hitting the road to explore our beautiful backyard. Whether it’s the Okanagan or Niagara Falls, packing up the car and heading out on the highway is one of the things we do best!

There are plenty of reasons why road trippin’ is a great escape for the family. […]

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A 15 minute summer exercise sequence you’ll love

By |July 3rd, 2015|

Hooray for summer! While this season is all about kicking back and enjoying the sunshine, for most this time of the year packs even busier schedules. There are weddings to attend, school holidays to plan, outdoor activities to organise, and those trips aren’t going to happen without you!

When life gets busy it’s even more […]

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Upcycle! Reinventing the Naked Snacks box

By |April 22nd, 2015|

Though our unique snack flavours definitely get the most attention from customers, our boxes come in a close second. We deliver your Naked Snacks in a fun and durable box that can easily be reused many times over. In fact, we’re always asked about ways to reinvent them. So in honour of Earth Day, […]

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Smooth moves: 2 Smoothie recipes we think you’ll love

By |March 28th, 2015|

Superfoods and trendy diets come and go with each browser refresh, it seems. There’s one healthy habit that’s managed to hold strong through it all: the beloved smoothie! Easy to make, delicious, and portable, the team at Naked Snacks can’t get enough of them. When paired with a handful of Wholesome Yogi or Tuscan […]

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Go green! 5 Steps to supercharge your salad

By |March 5th, 2015|

Go Green! 5 Steps to Supercharge Your Salad
For years salads have had a pretty bad rap. Notoriously thought of as “diet food”, they’re often made with iceberg lettuce, mushy tomatoes, and store-bought croutons drowned in a bottle of ranch dressing. No thank you!

It’s time for a salad shake-up. With an abundance of fresh produce, […]

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Naked nutrition: The importance of snacking

By |February 17th, 2015|

This week Holistic Nutritionist Zain Saraswati is sharing why healthy snacking is not only an important component of a balanced diet, but also aids weight loss, increases energy levels, and improves overall vitality.

We grow up learning that three meals a day will give our body the nourishment it needs. We’re also taught when to […]

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What’s your 15 minute daily mission?

By |January 22nd, 2015|

When was the last time you scheduled time just for yourself? If the answer is “I can’t remember”, then you’re not alone.

Constantly being plugged-in has meant that we’re always on-call, giving everyone else our time and attention instead of offering that same care to ourselves. This kind of neglect can build up stress in […]

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Resolution remix: 2015 is the anti-resolution year

By |January 8th, 2015|

It’s no surprise that January is all about renewal and goal setting. The online world is trending with articles about detoxing, cleansing, and of course the word that started it all: resolutions. While self-improvement is a noble aim, overly ambitious goals can often do more harm than good. That’s why were proposing a resolution […]

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The Naked Snacks holiday survival guide

By |December 11th, 2014|

Tis the season for Christmas parties, family feasts, and festive cheer! December is all about indulgence, which means sticking to your usual healthy habits may seem somewhat impossible. Needless to say, the holidays can cause more stress than joy by wreaking havoc on your diet, schedule, and bank account.

To stay balanced and zenful, the […]

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Why Canada needs Naked Snacks

By |December 3rd, 2014|

Canada is awash with food that’s scientifically proven to taste amazing, but does nothing to help the body. And if the food we eat isn’t helping our bodies, then you can bet it’s hurting it.

I started Naked Snacks to help three wonderful people in my life with this exact issue. Chances are you have […]

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