10 Things You Should Know: May Edition

May 22, 2020
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1. Have a Little Sandwich with your Chips


Whole Foods has a handful of Limited-Edition chips that’s flavors are inspired by popular Sandwiches. Right now, you can try Pastrami on Rye, Italian Hoagie, and Cuban Press flavored chips | Family Food Dude on IG

2. Sunshine Ice Cream


In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month and to give a little hope during this pandemic, Jeni’s Ice Cream created a new ice cream called Sunshine. This ice cream is gray colored, resembling clouds but has a bright tropical flavor with the message: “That when gray clouds descend on our lives, the sun always shines again.” | The Kitchn


3. Veggie Pocket Bites


With grocery foods in high demand, Del monte released Veggieful Pocket Pies that can be found in the frozen food aisles. These pocket pies are offered in 4 different flavors: Broccoli Potato Cheddar, Spinach Artichoke Parmesan, Plant-Based Philly Cheesesteak, and Rosemary Garlic Plant-Based Chicken. Each serving provides 9 to 10 grams of protein as well. | Refrigerated & Frozen Foods

4. Coconut Milk Soup


With many cooking at home right now, Bon Appetit suggest that you can make delicious soup with coconut milk as the staple and any vegetables you have in your kitchen. Coconut milk has a sweet, serene flavor that pairs well with any vegetable and “makes all of the ingredients hold hands.” | Bon Appetit


5. Frozen Food Soars


Amid the pandemic, according to Food Dive, the American Frozen Food Institute conducted a survey and concluded that 70% of consumers are buying more frozen foods since March 2020.  The most frequently bought frozen items include vegetables, meat, and pizza. | Food Dive

6. Absolut Vodka Soda


Absolut created a new line of ready-to-drink, canned vodka soda just in time for summer. This new RTD line comes in 3 different flavors: Raspberry & lemongrass, Lime & Cucumber, and Grapefruit& Rosemary. | Delish


7. Watermelon Fruit Spread


As summer approaches, Trader Joe’s just released a new Organic Watermelon Fruit Spread for the season. This spread is described to have a sweet, melon-like taste with a hint of cherry and a touch of tartness. | Trader Joe’s

8. Minute Maid Super Smoothie


Minute Maid has just launched their new ready-to-drink Super Smoothies with 60 calories per serving. These smoothies contain 5 grams of protein and come in Tropical Mango, Strawberry Banana, and Orange Pineapple. | Trend Hunter


9. Uncrustable Taco Bites


Smuckers just released Uncrustables Taco Bites available at Target. There are 6 sandwich bites per box and each bite includes beef crumble, cheese, salsa, and taco seasoning in the bread. | Pop Sugar

10. Synergistically Seasoned Popcorn


Trader Joe’s released a new popcorn that hits every flavor profile in their Synergistically Seasoned Popcorn. This popcorn hits the tangy, salty, smoky, spicy, and sweet flavors that you would look for in a snack. It is described to taste like salt and vinegar chips combined with BBQ chips to make a spicy creation. | Eating Well

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