With 4 children in the house, we go through a LOT of snacks. I try to choose wisely when shopping, as I don’t want them to always reach for all the high sugar and salt options such as biscuits and crisps. There is always fruit available, but sometimes they just want something different, so we were thrilled when Fruitbowl sent us some goodies to try out.
We have tried the yogurt coated raisins before, and they are always popular – they don’t seem to last long at all! Fruitbowl also make a range of fruit flakes; blackcurrant, strawberry, raspberry and mango. Fruit Flakes are low in fat, contain only natural colours & flavours and are made with no added sugar, so they are perfect as a quick snack, or for popping into lunch boxes.
Another great mess free product to try are the Fruitbowl Bars. School Bars are made with apple puree and concentrated strawberry, apple and pear juices, each bar counts towards one of your five-a-day. Picked and Pressed Bars are exactly as they sound – chopped fruit that is pressed and gently baked for a really intense fruity flavour with no added nasties.
The kids loved all the Fruitbowl products we were sent. Max’s favourites were the Mango Fruit Flakes, and the older 2 loved the Fruit Peelers – the same fruity snack taste as School Bars and Fruit Flakes, but made into a fun peelable snack which is highly desirable on the school playground!
We will definitely be adding more of the Fruitbowl range to our weekly shopping list. They are an ideal and convenient snack to keep in the cupboards, and easy to grab after swimming lessons or for a quick and simple lunchbox addition. I have also found the Fruit Flakes bags the perfect size to keep in my pocket at work; something I can grab a quick handful of as I run from room to room! They keep me going until I can get a proper break.
Have you tried any of the Fruitbowl range yet? Do you have a favourite?