Chew on this: ALL YOU editors nibbled on 151 chips, treats, bars, dips, and dunakables in search of snacks that are tasty, portable, and more healthy than junky. Caution: Don't read while hungry! Plus: See the Winners From Last Year's Taste Test »
The Best Nutty Snacks
Larabar Renola: Cocoa Coconut. The goodness of cocoa nibs, almonds, pecans, cashews and sunflower and pumpkin seeds, plus toasted coconut, with a bit of cocoa powder to soothe that chocolate craving—all in a convenient pouch. $1.80 for a 1.18-oz. pack; at supermarkets and Target and luckyvitamin.com.
This Bar Saves Lives: Vanilla, Almond and Honey. This vanilla-flavored bar is a tasty way to do good. For every one you buy, the company donates a packet of food to a child suffering from (or in danger of) malnutrition. Win-win. $2.50 for a 1.5-oz. bar; at natural food stores and vitacost.com.
Bear Naked Fit Granola: V'Nilla Almond. Vanilla flavor sets this crunchy nutty granola apart from the rest. It's one of the tastiest ways we know to get 10 percent of your recommended daily fiber. $4.50 for a 12-oz. bag; at supermarkets and amazon.com.
Wonderful Pistachios: Sweet Chili. A little spice, a little sweetness—our testers loved this upgrade to already-delicious pistachios. Plus, they're in the shell, so you have to eat them slowly. $6 for a 7-oz. package; at supermarkets and amazon.com.
Sahale Snacks: Mango Tango. If you're looking for some heat, try this spicy mixture of almonds, peanuts and lime-infused dried mango. Each bite has a kick. $1.75 for a 1.5-oz. bag; at Costco, 7-Eleven and walmart.com.
Kind Bar: Caramel Almond and Sea Salt. Caramel and salt come together to make this nutty bar taste like an indulgent treat. It's loaded with fiber and protein. $2 for a 1.4-oz. bar; at supermarkets, Target and walmart.com.