Paddle Healthy | Greens to Go
Let’s face it: a lot of us just don't eat our vegetables. Missing out on greens means missing out on all the nutritional benefits that come with them. Whether you're a picky eater or a veggie hater, you no longer need to worry about gnawing on kale to get your green intake. In this edition of Paddle Healthy, we're taking a look at packs of dehydrated greens that will not only fulfill daily servings of vegetables (and fruit in some cases), but also contain beneficial vitamins and minerals. And, most importantly, all of these go down quick and easy. —Shari Coble
Aloha Daily Goods
It's like a little gift for your health; the Aloha Daily Goods Greens Collection packs a powerful punch of nutrition (and natural energy) for its petite and unassuming packaging. Available in the original Greens, as well as berry and our favorite, chocolate, the Daily Goods Greens tastes great in beverages, smoothies, and protein shakes, or even added to baking mixes (we recommend using the chocolate or berry mixes in pancakes and muffins). Gluten-, soy-, and dairy-free as well as non-GMO, the product, in addition to the entire Aloha brand, focuses on pure, whole products that aren't just good for the body, but good for the planet—and we're into that.
$40/box of 15 single serving to-go packs; about $2.67/single serving to-go pack
Dynamic Fruits & Greens
We're almost overwhelmed by all of the health benefits your body can receive by taking in Dynamic Fruit & Greens. Another Non-GMO, gluten-free product, you're not only getting the nutrients and antioxidants from fruits and greens, but enzymes, probiotics, and alkalizing properties too. With seven flavors—including mint, chocolate and espresso—as well as over 20 servings of fruits and veggies in a single to-go pack, drinking your greens has really never made more sense.
$1.80/single serving to-go pack, sold individually
Health To-Go Go Greens
Getting your greens is as simple as ripping open a pack of Go Greens, pouring it into a water bottle, shaking it up, and guzzling. Non-GMO, antioxidants galore, and more than 15 fruits and veggies packed into less than 30 calories a serving makes this green pack a valuable addition to your diet. Smooth and light in taste, Go Greens is available in the Original [greens], Purple, Orange, and Red superfood blends, each of which have some slight variations in their fighting power, but with the same overall purpose: to help your health with clean greens.
$34.95/box of 24 single serving to-go packs; about $1.46/single serving to-go pack
Trace Minerals Greens Pak
One of the better greens blends we've tasted, Trace Minerals Greens Pak is organic and filled with a powerful combination of natural ingredients. Available in berry and chocolate flavors, this to-go pack is comprised of phytonutrients (health-boosting nutrients found only in certain plants) enzymes, antioxidants, herbs, spices, fiber, and natural food concentrates, on top of all of the fruits and veggies,. The Greens Pak also includes symbiotic intentional flora, which helps increase metabolism and energy, as well as digestion and detoxification.
$20-30/box of 30 single serving to-go packs; about $1-1.50/single serving to go pack
Amazing Grass Raw Reserve
Packing raw greens from both land and sea, as well as 25 billion probiotics per serving, Raw Reserve is powerful, to say the least. Supporting the immune system, healthy organ function, and overall health, this greens blend features a variety of blue green algae, chlorella and spirulina, as well as cereal grasses, vitamins and minerals. Choose from the original, berry, chocolate or vanilla spice flavors, then stir the mix into a beverage and be on your way to better health.
$30/box of 15 single serving to-go pack; about $2/single serving to go pack
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