Wednesday, October 03, 2012

New at Wheatsville

Just in time for the fall baking season, we’ve got you covered with a full line of alternative sweeteners from NOW Foods, from Fructose to Date sugar. Read on to learn more about NOW Foods, and everything else new at Wheatsville this week.

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Oh, Baby Foods is a new line of Certified Organic strained baby foods in lightweight, portable BPA-free pouches. Ingredients are sourced regionally where possible, with approximately 90% being sourced from within 200 miles of Oh Baby's kitchen; all Oh Baby foods are 100% U.S. grown. Six varieties of fruit and vegetable blends consist of unique flavors accented with soothing herbs such as lavender, basil, ginger, sage and spearmint. The line is split into two grades of purees-- Level 1 and Level 2-- suitable for either brand new or more experienced eaters. Oh, Baby Foods has been verified GMO-free by the Non-GMO Project. 3.5oz, Reg. $1.99


Just in time for the fall baking season, we’ve got you covered with a full line of alternative sweeteners from NOW Foods:

Beet Sugar is derived from the refining of sugar beets. It contains 99.9% pure sucrose and is a suitable substitute for cane sugar in all recipes. Some people who are allergic to table sugar may be able to use beet sugar. 3lbs, Reg. $5.99

Pleasant tasting Date Sugar is derived from dates and can be used as a natural sweetener in place of refined sugar. Add to baked goods, breakfast cereals, toast, or beverages. 1lb, Reg. $7.99

Dextrose (also known as glucose) is a monosaccharide or simple sugar that is about 25% less sweet compared to cane sugar. Derived entirely from corn, dextrose is low-cost and contains no fructose or lactose. 2lbs, Reg. $4.89

Erythritol is a naturally occurring sugar alcohol derived from a corn source and found in small amounts in various plants, fruits and fungi, including mushrooms. It contains virtually no calories (95% less calories than table sugar), has a low glycemic impact, and doesn’t contribute to tooth decay. All of the detriments of sugar are absent in Erythritol, yet it tastes just like sugar and is about 70% as sweet. Erythritol has a clean, sweet taste and is the perfect natural substitute for sugar in many applications.16oz, Reg. $8.99

Fructose is commonly called "fruit sugar" because it is the main sugar in many fruits. However, fructose is now produced from corn syrup, which is derived from corn. Fructose is almost 50% sweeter than sucrose and requires about 2/3 the amount to get the same sweetness. This means fructose provides nearly 33% fewer calories per serving.1.5lbs, Reg. $3.29

Qi’a (pronounced Kee-ah) is a new Nature's Path Superfood Cereal made with Chia, Hemp and Buckwheat. This power trio of seeds and grains is chock full of plant-based protein, fiber and Omega-3’s. Qi’a is available in a blend of vanilla-dusted cranberries and almonds, a blend of cinnamon raisins and green apples, or an original blend with no added sugar. 

A little Qi’a goes a long way: boost your nutrition with only 2 tablespoons of cereal in any of the following ways:

- Enjoy as a breakfast cereal by mixing with your favorite milk (dairy, almond, soy or rice)
- Mix into your favorite yogurt or fruit smoothie for the ultimate protein snack

- Stir into hot oatmeal or soup for a nutritious energy boost

- Sprinkle on top of your salad for that extra crunch

- Bake into your favorite muffin, bread, or cake recipe

Nature's Path Q'ia Cereals are gluten free Non-GMO Project Verified.  7.94oz, Reg. $8.99

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